The sizzle and the substance to kick off the conversation came courtesy of Brittany Aldean, wife of country music star Jason Aldean, who got branded “transphobic” last month for an Instagram observation about her childhood.
“I’d really like to thank my parents for not changing my gender when I went through my tomboy phase,” Aldean wrote in a video caption. “I love this girly life.”
The comment, which Aldean later said was taken out of context, underscored a serious issue affecting American adolescents. While Owens, Newgent, and Perez all three agreed that gender-confused minors need counseling and support long before