February 24, 2023, Boise, Idaho, protect transgender youth rally. People holding flags and signs in support of transgender youth being able to receive gender, affirming care. Shutterstock

Who has the right to choose their sex?

The argument for allowing children to change their sex goes far beyond avoiding the harms of body dysmorphia. Andrea Long Chu, book critic for New York magazine, joins host Krys Boyd to discuss why she believes it is an inalienable right to choose one’s sex, why children need to have agency in their own lives, and why the political left and right have their arguments for and against it wrong. Her article is “Why Trans Kids Have the Right to Change Their Biological Sex.”