transgender-children

Parents have no right to allow their children’s gender transition, Republicans say

BY: - July 27, 2023

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Republicans on a panel for limited federal government on Thursday argued that parents should not be allowed to let their transgender children have access to gender-affirming care. “A parent has no right to sexually transition a young child,” the chair of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Limited Government, […]

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If anti-trans lawmakers got their way, I might not be alive today | Opinion

BY: - August 28, 2022

More than half of young trans people have contemplated suicide. Now a third of us could lose the care that’s been proven to prevent it.

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The Pa. House’s transgender sports ban will harm our youth — not help them | Opinion

BY: - April 1, 2022

It’s not the job of a politician or a school to decide a student’s (or anyone’s) gender and put them in boxes.

Pa. House committee advances bill excluding transgender athletes from women’s sports teams

BY: - March 29, 2022

HB 972, also known as the “Protect Women’s Sports Act,” would bar transgender athletes from participating in sports consistent with their gender identities. It passed through the committee Tuesday morning in a 15-9 vote. 

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I didn’t see any concerned lawmakers at women’s sports events | Opinion

BY: - March 21, 2022

The fight to bar transgender athletes is nothing more than a flimsy excuse to legalize discrimination.

‘Our goal is to break down barriers:’ Philly hospital offers trans kids gender-affirming care

BY: - March 20, 2022

'What we really try to do with this program is create a one-stop shop for families’ needs,' Dr. Linda Hawkins, of CHOP, said.

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Fighting anti-trans legislation is suicide prevention | Opinion

BY: - March 18, 2022

It shouldn’t be radical to say I don’t want kids to kill themselves, but apparently, that’s where we’re at.