Jeopardy! champion Amy Schneider testifies in Ohio against 'dangerous' trans bill

Amy Schneider
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This Jeopardy! champion is taking a stand against an Ohio bill she says would "have devastating consequences for trans kids." Who is ... Amy Schneider?

Schneider, who made history as the first transgender person to qualify for the Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions, testified in Ohio on Wednesday against a bill that would ban gender-affirming care for minors. The 40-time Jeopardy! champion told the Ohio state legislature that if she hadn't been able to access hormone therapy, "I don't know that I could go on living."

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