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Texas Ban On Child Sex Changes Barred From Taking Effect

Posted on AllSides August 26th, 2023
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A Texas judge has temporarily barred a law banning cross-sex hormones and puberty blockers for kids from taking effect Friday. Senate Bill 14, which would have taken effect Monday, bars doctors from providing a variety of sex change surgeries to minors, including orchiectomy, phalloplasty, and vaginoplasty. The law also bars providing sex change hormones and puberty blockers to kids. The law provides an exception for the rare occurrences in which individuals are born with both male and female body parts. The use of Medicaid funds for such medical interventions is...

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