I think they don’t see people’s lived experiences with it, the reality of it,” Villela said.

This article was written by ALLYSON WALLER  of The Texas Tribune.  The Texas Tribune is a nonpartisan, nonprofit media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them – about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues.  This article originally appeared at: https://www.texastribune.org/2021/07/12/texas-transgender-athletes-legislation/