The focus is on the challenges faced by state universities in Florida as they deal with state government requests to hand over the personal information of transgender students. The panelists discuss how universities are responding to these requests and the efforts of students and faculty from FIU to protest and resist these demands. The conversation also touches on the rise of anti-LGBTQ+ laws in Florida and the impact on the community. Francesca and Harold, who are former students of FIU, share their experiences and thoughts on the student-led protests and the importance of protecting the rights and privacy of transgender students. They also discuss the smart strategy used by the State of Florida to request personal information without violating HIPAA laws and the violation of privacy felt by students who were affected by these requests.
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