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How did transgender rights become a prominent political issue in the United States? Understand in three minutes


Since the “toilet war” in 2016, the debate on the place of transgender people in the public space has continued to grow in the United States, on the political and media scene. The website Trans Legislation Tracker lists all the debated measures restricting the rights of trans people, and they number in the hundreds.

Particularly targeted by prohibitions are access to various medical procedures for minors (hormonal therapy, puberty retarders, sex reassignment surgeries), public toilets and changing rooms, and the participation of transgender women in women’s sports competitions.

Our explanations in this three-minute video. And if you want to know more about the subject, we refer you to the decryption below.

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