Lawmakers debate bills to ban drag shows and health care for trans youth

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 06, 2023 4:00 AM CT | Published: February 06, 2023 4:00 AM CT

“I wish you could understand what these kids go through, what it’s like to be forced to live in the wrong body,” one Memphis physician told lawmakers.


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Ian Round

Ian Round

Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter based in Nashville. He came to Tennessee from Maryland, where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Maryland in December 2019.


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