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Update: Comment period on Florida Board of Osteopathic Medicine trans youth care ban is extended to December 28

Previously: Gender Analysis calls for a hearing on the Florida Board of Medicine and Board of Osteopathic Medicine proposed trans youth care bans 64B8-9.019 and 64B15-14.014 F.A.C. (December 2, 2022) Tracking organized anti-trans submissions to the Florida Board of Medicine … 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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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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Florida Department of Health Guidance Against Transgender Youth Healthcare Contains False Statements and Misrepresentations and Should Not Be Used by Anyone (part 4)

FLDOH’s anti-trans guidance cites several sources which actually support access to gender-affirming care Previously: The FLDOH guide to parenting: Ignore a child’s issues, and just hope it all goes away The Florida Department of Health’s 2022 anti-trans guidance declares: One … Continue reading

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Florida Department of Health Guidance Against Transgender Youth Healthcare Contains False Statements and Misrepresentations and Should Not Be Used by Anyone (part 3)

The FLDOH guide to parenting: Ignore a child’s issues, and just hope it all goes away Previously: FLDOH anti-trans guidance attacks “low-quality evidence” for gender-affirming care, citing low-quality evidence for conversion therapy The Florida Department of Health states in their … Continue reading

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