If you or someone you love is transgender, you might be feeling a little scared or uncertain right now. Between all the fervor around North Carolina's discriminatory bathroom law and the talk about passing similar legislation here, there are a lot of untrue and unpleasant things being said about what it means to be trans.
Know this: Minnesota law protects transgender people. Trans people are covered by Minnesota's Human Rights Act, which makes discrimination illegal.
If someone discriminates against you, you have the right to stand up and take action. There are people out there who will help you do it.