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Transgender Texans

Transgender Texas kids are terrified after governor orders that parents be investigated for child abuse

Some experts doubt that classifying gender-affirming care as child abuse would hold up in court, but families still feel targeted by Gov. Greg Abbott’s new order

Adelyn Vigil, 13, a transgender girl, poses for a photo in the Rio Grande Valley on Sunday, February 27, 2022. In response t…
Adelyn Vigil, 13, left, a transgender girl, her cousin Aylette Reyes, 13, center, and her mother Adamalis Vigil, 34, pass th…

Riding a wave of anti-trans politics 

Second-guessing more care  

Libby Gonzales, a 7-year-old transgender girl, walks through the Capitol before testifying against SB 3 and SB 91, the "bath…

Extremely rare 

DALLAS, TEXAS - Libby Gonzales, 11, was seven when she testified against the "bathroom bill" at the Texas Capitol.
DALLAS, TEXAS - Rachel Gonzales holds her daughter Libby Gonzales, 11, outside their home on June 26, 2021. Libby was seven …

Their worst fear 

Adamalis Vigil, 34, holds a bracelet that she and her husband got for their daughter Adelyn Vigil, 13, who is a transgender …

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