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“The narrative and language (of these bills) is designed to mislead and shock people, but when you really listen to what gender affirmation care is, you realize how necessary it is for our kids,” Krajcer said. “Legislators don’t understand what it means to be a trans kid or what gender affirmation care means, but they aren’t listening to us and aren’t willing to.”
Krajcer said HB 1399 is “a matter of life and death,” pointing to suicide rates that suggest non-transitioning transgender kids face higher rates of suicide and self-harm.
A 2019 study conducted by The Trevor Project, a national organization that provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ youth, found that 35 percent of transgender youth admitted to attempting suicide in the last year compared to 7 percent among other children. Another 44 percent of transgender youth said they “seriously considered suicide” in that same time period compared to 16 percent of other children.
Krajcers said her family may move from Texas if they can’t legally provide healthcare for her daughter.
“The solution here isn’t for my family and I to move, that doesn’t solve anything,” Krajcer said. “To even be able to move is a privilege that most families don’t have.