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Jeri’s Trans/LGBTQIA Queer Reflections From The City Different - Santa Fe, NM

There now is a resource in Maryland for Trans* youth and there families. I suspect that they’ll get visits from other states as well as there isn’t a website like this in every state…

Two organizations are collaborating to provide Maryland-specific resources for transgender youth and their families grappling with the legal system.

Prompted by a request from PFLAG, legal services organization FreeState Legal created trans*youth@md, a website meant to address legal questions frequently asked by transgender minors and their parents.

“We want to help parents figure out what they have to do, what they can do to protect their children,” said Catherine Hyde, the transgender coordinator for PFLAG’s Howard County chapter and a member of PFLAG’s national board of directors.

The site’s creation was prompted by an increase in transgender visibility over the last five years. Hyde created a support group for parents of transgender youth five years…

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