Recently I wrote about the Maryland legislature’s failure to reform child marriage laws. The piece ended with a sarcastic comment pointing out that child marriage was a bigger risk to adolescent girls than transgender youths. What I failed to acknowledge is that although LGBTQ+ youths don’t pose a risk to their classmates, they are at considerably higher risk for many bad outcomes including suicide and dropping out of school.
Holbrook: Anne Arundel school board needs to put substance behind words on LGBTQ+ policies
May 14, 2021