After a successful fight against a proposed "bathroom bill" in 2016, could Massachusetts voters in 2018 repeal the rights granted to transgender people by Gov. Charlie Baker? Will Massachusetts follow Oregon and California — and other countries around the world — in adding a third gender option for driver's licenses? And how will HIV/AIDS programs be affected as public health funds are being funneled to battle the opioids crisis? We speak with three local experts and activists about the LGBTQ stories and issues you need to know.
- E.J. Graff, managing editor of the Washington Post's Monkey Cage, award-winning journalist, commentator and author, and a senior fellow at Brandeis University’s Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism. Follow E.J. on Twitter.
- Grace Sterling Stowell, executive director of the Boston Alliance of Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Youth (BAGLY).
- Janson Wu is the executive director of Boston GLAD. Follow Janson on Twitter.
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