So far in 2021, legislators in more than 30 states have introduced bills to ban trans kids from playing sports. Few of those lawmakers actively trying to pass these bills have taken the time to listen to, or get to know, the student athletes who would be impacted.
Rebekah, a 14-year-old field hockey player, is like every other kid. She’s a big sister, an eager student, and she loves playing sports as much for the chance to be with her friends as the opportunities to be in and learn from competition.
There’s so much deliberate misinformation circulating out in the world about what it means to be a trans kid playing sports. Rebekah’s story is a story that more people need to hear.
We thank Rebekah and her family for sharing their experience. And to other trans student athletes, we see you, we love you, and we will not stop fighting for you.
Tell state legislators to stop attacking the transgender community NOW! Your signature will send a message that we won’t back down when these lawmakers come for our community.