Transparently Cruel: How Transgender Rights Became The New Front In Christian Nationalists' Culture War

By Emily Starbuck Gerson

"People are going to die.”

That, put simply, will be the consequence of the historic, nationwide surge of anti-LGBTQ legislation, says Mary Wilson, a retired Christian pastor in Austin, Tex­as. As an out lesbian who advocates for LGBTQ youth, she testified against her own state’s recent efforts to restrict their rights.

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