Lizzo calls out Nebraska anti-abortion and anti-trans legislation
Lizzo calls out Nebraska anti-abortion and anti-trans legislation.After an epic filibuster that blocked legislation for nearly three months, state lawmakers in Nebraska on 19 May approved a Republican-led ban on abortion care at roughly 10 weeks of pregnancy, combined with a bill that bans gender-affirming care for transgender youth.In a performance in Nebraska hours after the vote on Friday night, the artist Lizzo lambasted the legislation from the stage, adding “Don’t let anyone tell you who you are. These laws aren’t real. You are real.”“It really breaks my heart that there are young people growing up in a world that doesn’t protect them,” she said.The legislation directs the state’s chief medical officer – appointed by the state’s Republican governor – to draft the rules for how young trans people and their families can access nonsurgical affirming healthcare. It also bans abortion at 12 weeks gestational age, or roughly nine or 10 weeks from fertilization.itsjustm4t, TikTok.