hormone therapies

U.S. judge blocks Florida’s ban on gender-affirming care for minors

BY: - June 7, 2023

A federal judge in Tallahassee, Florida, has blocked a state ban on administration of gender-affirming therapies, including puberty blockers, hormone therapies or surgery for any patient under the age of 18. The order also addresses legislation recently signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis (SB 254) that codifies Florida state Board of Medicine and Osteopathic Medicine rules […]

A guide to Tuesday’s debate on amendment to combine gender-affirming care, abortion restrictions

BY: - May 15, 2023

LINCOLN — The session-long fight in some Nebraska lawmakers’ efforts to further restrict abortion and gender-affirming care for minors could be decided Tuesday evening with a decisive amendment to pair the measures as one proposal. State Sen. Ben Hansen of Blair unveiled the amendment last Monday to marry two of the most divisive issues this session […]

Nebraska lawmakers narrowly advance trans health care bill after internal chaos

BY: - April 13, 2023

LINCOLN — Chaos erupted on the floor of the Nebraska Legislature on Thursday after a last-minute effort to consider an “olive branch” amendment on a bill to restrict some gender-affirming care for minors. Legislative Bill 574, proposed by State Sen. Kathleen Kauth of Omaha, would restrict puberty blockers, hormone therapies and genital or non-genital surgeries […]