2021 is on track to “become the worst year for state legislative attacks against LGBTQ people in history.
Hundreds of bills that target LGBTQ people have been filed in state legislatures, creating a “state of crisis,” advocates say.
The bills “attempt to erase transgender people and attempt to make LGBTQ people second-class citizens,” Alphonso David, president of the Human Rights Campaign, said during a news conference Thursday.
David said the number of bills, particularly those targeting transgender young people, is “unprecedented” and that 2021 is on track to “become the worst year for state legislative attacks against LGBTQ people in history.”
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