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The Mess Episode 6

The New York Victory

Episode Description

This time on The Mess, there’s some news to celebrate! A ban keeping trans women and girls from participating in sports has been overturned. New York Attorney General Letitia James, who actively fought the ban, announced the big news over the weekend at the GLAAD awards.

While it’s important to celebrate the victories, we can’t turn away from the political hellscape. Imara breaks down why anyone who doesn’t want Trump to win the upcoming election should be concerned given a recent poll and what it says about young voters in swing states. And unfortunately, new experimental anti-trans legislation is continuing to get passed into law—Imara talks about a recent example and why, even though there aren’t as many anti-trans bills this year, we should be concerned about the new ones popping up.

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