Will Colorado become a safe haven for transgender youth and families from Texas?

March 3, 2022

Officials in Texas have started to investigate caregivers of transgender children; Governor Greg Abbot directed the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services to conduct the investigations, saying certain gender affirming care for transgender adolescents is child abuse. Advocates say Colorado could become a safe haven for transgender youth and their parents fleeing the state.

Sable Schultz is the manager of Transgender Programming at The Center on Colfax, an LGBTQ community center in Denver.