Even as a transgender woman in religiously-conservative Salt Lake City, Utah, Misty has earned the support of many. According to her, “They don’t care about who I am. They only care about the issues I represent.”
It is great that Mr. York put his money where his mouth is and is willing to help organizations in the community do critical work. It would be nice if he and others in power would become less afraid to tell the truth about law enforcement.
Considering the disaster that the 1994 Crime Bill was and the horror that this generation of activists grew up in because of it, we should not be so suicidal as to approach this type of legislation in the same way ever again.