The CW’s Supergirl star Nicole Maines is slamming a new crop of state laws that bar minors from receiving transgender medical procedures, saying the laws will harm young people.
“There is no reason to condemn kids to a life of being miserable because YOU don’t understand what they’re going through,” Maines told The Wrap in a recent interview.
Nicole Maines, who is a transgender woman, was referring to a law recently passed in Arkansas as well as bills under consideration in states including Texas that would prohibit minors from receiving puberty blockers, hormone treatment, and gender reassignment surgery.
“We don’t have the luxury of waiting until we’re 18. We don’t,” Maines said. “We have to make these choices now because, one way or another, we’re going to be going through a puberty. No action is still an action. So we should at least be given the opportunity to