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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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Florida Department of Health Guidance Against Transgender Youth Healthcare Contains False Statements and Misrepresentations and Should Not Be Used by Anyone (part 2)

FLDOH anti-trans guidance attacks “low-quality evidence” for gender-affirming care, citing low-quality evidence for conversion therapy Previously: FLDOH guidance against social transition, puberty blockers, or HRT for minors is not supported by cited documents from CMS, Sweden, Finland, England, or France … 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 1)

FLDOH guidance against social transition, puberty blockers, or HRT for minors is not supported by cited documents from CMS, Sweden, Finland, England, or France On April 20, 2022, the Florida Department of Health published three nonbinding documents containing sweeping and … Continue reading

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