A man from Missouri, USA has spoken at a hearing to try to stop lawmakers from discriminating against trans youth.
Father of four Brandon Boulware can be seen on video in a moving plea to reject a bill that would ban his trans daughter from playing on a girls’ sports team.
He goes on to say that for years he and his wife would force their child to ‘wear boy clothes, get short haircuts and play on boys’ sports teams’ until they realised they were making her miserable and ‘silencing our child’s spirit’.
See the full video below, which has been viewed millions of times. We dare you to watch without a tear in your eye.