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US: Arkansas to ban trans care for minors

Arkansas lawmakers voted this week to stop doctors from providing gender transition-related care to minors, a measure which – if signed into law by the Republican governor – would make it the first US state to ban such treatment for transgender youth. Healthcare professionals who provide puberty blockers, cross-sex hormones, or gender-affirming surgery to minors, […]

UK: Trans children in limbo over therapy court ruling

UK: Trans children in limbo over therapy court ruling

Almost as soon as she could speak, Nina told her parents she was not a boy, and she has lived as a girl since she was seven. Until recently, she was happy. But now aged 12, and wanting to stop the onset of male puberty, a ruling by Britain’s High Court has plunged Nina, and dozens […]

UK: Trans clinic appeals puberty blockers judgment

UK: Trans clinic appeals puberty blockers judgment

England’s only youth gender clinic said on Tuesday it had sought leave to appeal a court ruling that has stopped its doctors from being able to prescribe puberty-blocking drugs to under-16s, without a judge’s approval. The Tavistock clinic had been expected to challenge the December 1 High Court ruling, which said under-16s were unlikely to […]