State-Sanctioned Hate: The Impacts of the “Culture Wars” on Trans Lives
Service Providers Trans Communities
TOPIC AREAS Anti-violence, Bathrooms, Health, Policy
PUBLICATION DATE January 18, 2023
Length of Recording 01:24:47
There are actual human casualties of the current U.S. “culture war” involving trans identities and rights. In this training webinar for therapists and social services professionals, we discuss the actual effects what’s happening in legislatures, social media, and “news” shows are having on trans and nonbinary individuals and families. We also discuss what individuals can do to help mitigate the damage.
Recorded January 18, 2023.
0:00 Introduction and agenda 2:31 Who is FORGE? 5:27 Moments of trans joy / trans hope 7:55 Intersecting realities 9:07 “Trauma informed” and webinar content
9:48 What is “State-Sanctioned” hate? 15:24 What have you seen in your community? 17:59 Social media and online hate 24:54 Healthcare access 29:17 Threats against providers
32:16 Child abuse claims 34:11 Transition bans / detransition bills 36:15 Schools and book bans 38:46 Bathrooms 41:55 Trans people in sports
43:25 Workplace discrimination 45:44 Money spent on anti-trans political agendas 48:24 Politicians behaving badly 53:59 Drag shows / drag queen story hour 1:08:11 Connection between words and actions