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CMA against Florida: Catholic Medical Association members Hruz, Van Meter, and Lappert have worked with Alliance Defending Freedom since 2017 to develop a group of anti-trans expert witnesses

Previously: Catholic Medical Association members wrote a majority of Florida Medicaid’s anti-trans expert reports. Last year, CMA declared a faith-based commitment against approving of any transition care. (August 2022) Paul W. Hruz, Quentin L. Van Meter and Patrick W. Lappert, … Continue reading

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Catholic Medical Association members wrote a majority of Florida Medicaid’s anti-trans expert reports. Last year, CMA declared a faith-based commitment against approving of any transition care.

Previously: Florida’s anti-trans expert Dr. Quentin L. Van Meter was discredited on trans youth care in court, believes trans people are “delusional”, and promotes anti-gay conversion therapy (July 2022) Florida Department of Health Guidance Against Transgender Youth Healthcare Contains False … Continue reading

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Florida’s anti-trans expert Dr. Quentin L. Van Meter was discredited on trans youth care in court, believes trans people are “delusional”, and promotes anti-gay conversion therapy

Summary and key points Dr. Quentin L. Van Meter, a pediatric endocrinologist practicing in Atlanta, Georgia, has served in leadership roles at the anti-LGBT American College of Pediatricians (ACPeds) hate group since 2008. During his time at ACPeds, the group … Continue reading

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Dr. Stephen Levine and the Plot to Police America’s Gender (part 2)

< Previously: Dr. Stephen Levine and the Plot to Police America’s Gender, part 1. How Steensma et al. can’t support Levine’s claim that social transition causes persistence. Persistent gender dysphoria into adolescence is not rare, including in Steensma et al. … Continue reading

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Dr. Stephen Levine and the Plot to Police America’s Gender (part 1)

In case after case, an anti-trans expert witness promotes the same baseless theory: permitting social transition for trans youth will prevent them from later adopting a cisgender identity. But his own sources reveal how implausible that is. Psychiatrist Dr. Stephen … Continue reading

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