Author Archives: Zinnia Jones

About Zinnia Jones

My work focuses on insights to be found across transgender sociology, public health, psychiatry, history of medicine, cognitive science, the social processes of science, transgender feminism, and human rights, taking an analytic approach that intersects these many perspectives and is guided by the lived experiences of transgender people. I live in Orlando with my family, and work mainly in technical writing.

SEGM conference flier revealed: Invited speakers and schedule for October 9-12 New York City conference of the anti-trans Society for Evidence-Based Medicine

The anti-trans advocacy group Society for Evidence-based Gender Medicine (SEGM), a prominent hub of career expert witnesses and commentators against gender-affirming medical care, will meet in New York City on October 9-12, 2023 for a conference featuring several leaders in … Continue reading

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Florida AHCA’s anti-trans expert G. Kevin Donovan stated in deposition that he’s never been a member of the American College of Pediatricians hate group; the group’s financial records indicate he paid membership dues for several years

In 2022, Florida hired a Catholic bioethicist to argue against gender-affirming care Dr. Gerard Kevin Donovan (G. Kevin Donovan), a pediatric gastroenterologist and Catholic bioethicist, contributed one of five anti-trans expert reports (Attachment G) to Florida AHCA’s June 2, 2022 … Continue reading

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What we’ve all been waiting for: Third amended complaint and motion for preliminary injunction filed against Florida SB 254 adult trans care restrictions, including the ban on nurse practitioner prescribers and the mandated in-person consent forms

Key takeaways: SB 254 created arbitrary and capricious roadblocks to nearly every trans adult in Florida seeking to continue their prescribed gender-affirming hormone therapy, with new restrictions and bans on the care we can receive from physicians, nurse practitioners, and … Continue reading

Posted in Dekker v. Weida, Doe v. Ladapo, Endocrinology, Ethics, Florida, Health care, Law, News, Politics, Psychology and psychiatry, SB 254, Surgery, Transgender medicine, Transphobia and prejudice | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The far-right law firm Alliance Defending Freedom offered a Florida anti-trans hate group $15,000 to “refute” the WPATH Standards of Care “for use in litigation”

A wider lens on the American College of Pediatricians. Recent subpoenas by Republican state governments against trans-supportive professional and medical organizations In 2022 and 2023, professional organizations endorsing gender-affirming care received extensive subpoenas from the states of Alabama and Florida … Continue reading

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“Andre’s opinion”: Florida Medicaid agency paid thousands to a hate group leader to help ghostwrite their anti-trans policy; he copied nearly all of his sources from the hate group

Dr. Andre Van Mol is a leader of the SPLC-recognized hate group American College of Pediatricians (ACPeds) as well as the Christian Medical & Dental Associations (CMDA), and is an elder at Bethel Church in Redding, California. This church and … Continue reading

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