New: Public Policy Spotlight
We are providing the following articles/links on transgender care for members who want to be kept current or better understand the issues in Texas and Alabama when asked by colleagues, families, and patients.
New Report Refutes Flawed Science of Texas and Alabama Transgender Legal Actions
This article and its links will detail the report by Susan D. Boulware, M.D. at Yale where the authors refute the science and validity of the Texas and Alabama transgender reports. https://law.yale.edu/yls-today/news/new-report-refutes-flawed-science-texas-and-alabama-transgender-legal-actions
Top Texas Court Allows Abuse Inquiries of Parents of Transgender Children
State officials can resume child abuse investigations of parents who provide certain medical treatments to transgender youths, but not against a family that had filed suit.https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/texas-can-launch-more-investigations-into-families-of-trans-kids-state-supreme-court-says/ar-AAXf0R4#:~:text=The%20Texas%20Supreme%20Court%20on%20Friday%20cleared%20the,them.%20%C2%A9%20Josie%20Norris%20%2F%20San%20Antonio%20Express-News
Caught in the Middle: The Care of Transgender Youth in Texas
This article addresses concerns that arise when treating our transgender patients.
The latest New York Times articles (requires subscription to read) related to current cases in Texas and Alabama: