LGBTQ+ rights supporters rally in support of transgender youth outside the state Legislative Building in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2023. North Carolina Republicans will attempt Wednesday to override the Democratic governor's veto of legislation banning gender-affirming health care for minors. (AP Photo/Hannah Schoenbaum)
North Carolina’s New ‘Slate of Hate’ is Already Hurting Communities

"As a parent, the very real possibility of having to witness my son growing up around pointless discrimination via these policies is heartbreaking," Elim Craighill-Middleton writes.