Portion of K-12 students publicly open about their transgender status who experience verbal harassment: more than 1/2

Portion who experience physical attacks: 1 in 4

Portion who are sexually assaulted: more than 1 in 10

As a result of such traumatic experiences, percent of trans individuals of all ages who report experiencing severe psychological distress: 39

Factor by which that exceeds such distress reported in the general U.S. population: almost 8

In a survey conducted in 2020 by the Trevor Project, an organization that supports transgender and nonbinary youth, portion of those youth who reported seriously considering suicide in the previous year: more than 1/2

In another survey the Trevor Project conducted last fall, percent of LGBTQ+ youth who reported that recent debates over anti-trans legislation have hurt their mental health: 85

Number of anti-trans bills introduced so far this year in state legislatures nationwide, according to the ACLU's legislation tracker: at least 98

Of those bills, number that were introduced in states in the South: at least 60

Year in which Texas' Republican-controlled legislature tried but failed to pass a bill that would have made it a felony to provide gender-affirming medical care such as puberty blockers to minors: 2021

Date on which Texas held its most recent primary election: 3/1/2022

Number of days before the primary that Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) — who faced three challengers and will head to a runoff against George P. Bush in May while still under indictment for securities fraud — released a non-binding opinion rife with questionable claims and citations that said allowing minors to receive gender transition care constitutes child abuse under state law: 11

Number of days after Paxton released his opinion that Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) — who faced seven challengers in the primary, which he won outright — issued a directive calling on the general public and licensed professionals to report the parents of trans minors if it appears the children are receiving gender-affirming care: 1

In response to a lawsuit filed by the ACLU and Lambda Legal, date on which a Texas judge issued a temporary order blocking the state from investigating the parents of a trans teen receiving gender confirmation treatments: 3/2/2022

Date on which that judge has scheduled a hearing on whether to issue a broader order blocking enforcement of Abbott's directive: 3/11/2022

Number of reports alleging abuse or neglect based on gender-affirming medical care that the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services received as of the first week of March: at least 3

Year in which Arkansas became the first state to pass a law banning gender-confirming treatment for trans youth, which a federal court blocked: 2021

Percent of major U.S. medical associations that support gender-affirming care for trans youth: 100

In light of anti-trans policies being promoted by Republican leaders in Texas and other states, date on which the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced actions it's taking to protect LGBTQ+ youth — including issuing guidance "making clear that denials of health care based on gender identity are illegal" and laying out steps for filing a complaint with the HHS Office of Civil Rights: 3/2/2022

Estimated economic impact of moving the 2022 Gay Softball World Series, scheduled to begin in Dallas this summer, as a growing number of players are demanding: $5 million to $7 million

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