Honestly need help understanding this one . . .
Advocates for Trans youngsters want to prevent bullying and curb suicides among youngsters.
Meanwhile, proponents of limits on Trans participation in youth sports hope to protect the rights of young women and grant them equal access and protections under Title IX.
These are both worthwhile goals.
The problem . . . Extremists on "many sides" of this sordid topic quickly denounce their opposition and offer really sketchy theories about political motivations.
Even worse, the public is forced to pick a side and stand against "hate" that certainly isn't coming from people who put on nice clothes and give public testimony about their valid concerns.
Accordingly, we wonder if there is any common sense middle-ground solution or is this debate destined to disappoint a lot of people whilst demeaning EVERYONE discussing the topic.
Here's a hack hit-piece example of this unproductive discussion and a reminder of why the Democratic Party hasn't won a Senate seat in Kansas since the 30s . . . Check CJ allege persecution in what is essentially a pay-for-play partisan screed . . .
I was wrong about Roger Marshall, and I need to write a correction. Last summer, back before Marshall was a U.S. senator from Kansas, he was battling our previously most embarrassing national political figure, Kris Kobach, in the Republican primary. In June, Kobach put out a bizarre, rambling campaign video about how transgender athletes were a threat to girls' sports.