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Radical Right Has High Hopes for Initiative to Repeal Transgender Student Rights

Despite a survey finding that nearly 60% of transgender students have been bullied at school and almost 30% have attempted suicide, the state’s radical right political wing is championing an initiative that would roll back CTA-backed legislation to help protect these students.

The legislation enacted in 2013, AB 1266 by Assembly Member Tom Ammiano (D-San Francisco), extends to transgender students the right to participate in sports and other school activities in line with their gender identity, rather than their birth gender.

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