USA Today columnist on “Why, as a parent, I sympathize with my students’ moms & dads – not politicians using them”

USA Today, April 15, 2023, Larry Strauss

Opinion columnist for USA Today writes, “Parents at odds with their child’s sexual orientation or gender identity and who express intolerance about it are harming their children. This might not always rise to the level of reportable child abuse, but it is abusive, and no educator who cares about kids should support it.”

Transgender Youth: ‘Forced outing’ bills make schools unsafe

ABC News, March 22, 2023, Hannah Schoenbaum & Sean Murphy

Forced-outing laws for schools could create life-threatening situations for those kids with unsupportive families. Forcing teachers to call home and “tell the parent things that those children have told them in confidence is going to hurt kids, it’s going to get kids beat.”