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Georgia Blocks Most Gender-Affirming Care for Trans Youth

Posted on AllSides March 25th, 2023
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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has signed a bill into law that bans most gender-affirming care for transgender minors. Kemp, a Republican, signed Senate Bill 140 Thursday, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. It bans surgery and hormone treatment for people under 18 for the purposes of gender transition, while it allows for the use of puberty blockers. Young people who started hormone therapy before July 1, when the law goes into effect, can stay on the treatment. Genital surgery is not recommended for minors anyway, but the other treatments are endorsed by...

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