A bit of background on this Kansas elected official who has sparked controversy and has often been on the receiving end of criticism and hateration during her tenure.
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"Rep. Stephanie Byers is the first openly transgender lawmaker in Kansas, and has been championing the rights of LGBTQ residents even as Republican lawmakers focus on bills targeting transgender students and LGBTQ topics in schools."
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Stephanie Byers of the Kansas House of Representatives built her campaign platform on protecting the rights of the LGBTQ community. Now the Wichita Democrat is serving her second year as the state's first openly transgender lawmaker, confronting head-on as GOP legislators pass numerous bills targeting LGBTQ topics in schools and attempt to ban transgender students from girls' and women's sports team.