Michelle Chapman and her transgender son Xander are ready for a fight.
The two, along with Xander’s girlfriend Taylor, are at the Virginia General Assembly right now ready to speak out against a proposed bill that would make it illegal for transgender students and adults to use the restroom aligned with their gender identity in public buildings, including schools.
“He had a huge amount of anxiety about even being in there,” said Chapman about her son in an email sent to GayRVA. “This ridiculous bill will effect these kids. So we fight.”
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Xander and his mom are not alone today, as many are expected to speak out against the proposed bill which passed a subcommittee last week and heads for a full committee vote today.
GayRVA will be following this committee meeting, so stay tuned.