Category Archives: Catholic Church

Anti-trans group SEGM’s cofounder Stephen Beck is an executive at Bon Secours Mercy Health, the fifth-largest Catholic healthcare network in the US

The rapid emergence of SEGM The Society for Evidence-Based Gender Medicine (SEGM) is a highly active anti-trans advocacy group founded in January 2020, with members involved in a multi-pronged effort to restrict access to gender-affirming care in Florida as well … Continue reading

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Closing arguments: Submit public comments before December 5 on the Florida Board of Medicine’s youth transition treatment ban

Here’s how to submit your comments on proposed Rule 64B8-9.019 (Florida Board of Medicine) and proposed Rule 64B15-14.014 (Florida Board of Osteopathic Medicine). Previously: Tracking organized anti-trans submissions to the Florida Board of Medicine October 28 meeting, which passed a … Continue reading

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Tracking organized anti-trans submissions to the Florida Board of Medicine October 28 meeting, which passed a ban on medical transition for trans youth

The agenda submissions featured the state’s handpicked experts as well as public comments from conversion therapists, trans-hostile providers in major hospital systems, anti-trans parents promoting detransitioning, and leading members of the Catholic Medical Association and National Catholic Bioethics Center. Previously: … Continue reading

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Rapid response: Live coverage of Florida Board of Medicine 28 October 2022 anti-trans rulemaking meeting (raw)

Previously: 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 (September 2022) Catholic Medical Association members wrote a majority of Florida … Continue reading

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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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