Insight With Beth Ruyak

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California’s New Gender-Affirming Laws

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Pixie Pearl with the Sacramento LGBT Community Center

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In 2018, two new laws were approved that extend services for trans and nonbinary Californians: SB 179 adds a nonbinary gender option to state-issued IDs and AB 2119 requires that trans foster youth are given access to gender-affirming health care.

Pixie Pearl of the Sacramento LGBT Community Center joins us to talk about these new laws and what they mean for the trans and nonbinary community.

 Sacramento LGBT Center

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Bert Johnson

Interactive Producer, Insight

Bert Johnson is a producer for Insight, where he tries to find topics and guests that help listeners understand their communities better. Before joining Capital Public Radio, Bert worked as a photographer, video editor, reporter and digital producer.  Read Full Bio 

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