Anti-LGBTQ laws inspire many LGBTQ people to seek public office.

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05/02/2022

The avalanche of anti-LGBTQ laws before state legislatures this year is inspiring LGBTQ candidates to seek office. This is even happening in smaller cities and rural parts of the U.S. Some statehouses across the country are trying to limit conversations about sexuality and gender identity in schools or block gender-affirming care for trans children. But as the Mountain West News Bureau’s Bert Johnson reports, they’re inspiring some LGBTQ citizens to push back by seeking public office.

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