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Statement on recent anti-LGBTQ+ policies

Updated: Mar 15, 2022

Recent anti-LGBTQ policies and laws in Texas, Florida, Idaho–especially those aimed at criminalizing gender-affirming care for transgender youth–are alarming.

Reiterating Girls Inc’s National Position Statement on Gender Identity, Girls Inc. of New York City welcomes cisgender girls and young women, transgender girls and young women, and nonbinary individuals who experience gender-based oppression. We welcome youth who identify as LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer) and youth exploring their sexual orientation and/or gender identity.