By overturning this nondiscrimination protection, the Trump administration claims it’s protecting children — not from bullies or menacing adults, but from their own peers. This infuriates me. I know how messy things can get when adults overstep their boundaries and insert themselves — their politics, their fears, their prejudices, their ignorance — into the lives of young people.
"Janet Mock: Young People Get Trans Rights. It’s Adults Who Don’t." is from the February 24, 2017 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Janet Mock and narrated by Caroline Miller.