In brief: Welcome to Part II, the conclusion of my eclectic conversation with Rewire.News federal policy reporter Katelyn Burns! She and I wander — as we do — and tangent through the murky waters of science proving a person’s identity is valid, Trump-Pence HIV/AIDS hypocrisy, gatekeepers to which stories get told and the effect on cultural norms, and more!
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Links to on-air references:
“‘Transgender’ Could Be Defined Out of Existence Under Trump Administration” via The New York Times
“Could Congress Block Trump’s Trans Military Ban? — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand introduced legislation to protect transgender service members and undermine the discriminatory trans military ban.” via Rewire.News
“Trump Administration Quietly Meets With Anti-Choice Groups Ahead of Lame Duck Session: Anti-choice groups called on the president not to sign any budget containing federal funding for Planned Parenthood or fetal tissue research.” via Rewire.News
“The Anti-Choice War on Fetal Tissue Research Got a Congressional Hearing: Fetal tissue research has again become a controversial issue as anti-choice groups pressure the Trump administration to end its federal funding.” via Rewire.News
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