One of the downsides of trans people getting more exposure in the media, and being treated more fairly by society, is the inevitable backlash. Many of you will have heard the heartwarming story of a Girl Guide troop in Colorado that agreed to admit a young trans girl to their ranks. Fewer of you will have heard that some senior Guides have since disbanded their troops and set up a rival organization. And now there is a call for a nationwide boycott of the famous Girl Guide Cookie sales. Monica Roberts has details. So a Washington DC based ABC affiliate decided to run a poll on their website asking people whether they thought trans kids should be allowed into the Guides. You can find it here. The current score is as follows:
Rest of World 24,428
That’s what I call a result.