Earlier this month the Texas Supreme Court allowed a new law banning gender-transition treatment for minors to begin taking effect. A lower court had temporarily blocked the law, but that decision was appealed by the attorney general to the Texas Supreme Court. The move prevented the temporary injunction from taking effect. There are over 20 states with similar laws.
The law bans doctors from prescribing hormones and puberty blockers to minors, as well as prevents them from performing gender-transition surgeries on minors. Legal challengers to the law include some transgender minors and their parents, as well as rights groups such as Lambda Legal and the ACLU of Texas.
“Transgender youth and their families are forced to confront the start of the school year fearful