Lawmakers in the US Unleash Barrage of Anti-Transgender Bills

Proposed Laws Threaten Health, Rights of Trans Kids

… lawmakers in the US state of South Dakota will consider a bill that would make it a felony for healthcare providers to give gender-affirming care to minors. If passed, medical professionals who provide transgender children with puberty blockers, hormones, or other transition-related care would face up to 10 years in prison.

Illinois Advocates Celebrate Medicaid Expansion to Include Medical Needs of Trans Individuals

Illinois Advocates Celebrate Medicaid Expansion to Include Medical Needs of Trans Individuals

(Chicago, IL, January 3, 2020) – Today, advocates from across Illinois celebrate the final rule that regulates Medicaid coverage for gender-affirming surgery. The final rule prioritizes the patient and provider relationship, allowing Medicaid to cover life-saving, medically necessary procedures for trans and gender nonconforming people.

Dallas Judge removed from transgender child custody case

Dallas Judge removed from transgender child custody case

The Dallas judge who overruled the jury granting a trans child’s transphobic father parental rights in a custody case has been removed according to the Dallas Morning News

Last week, Dallas County Judge Tena Callahan granted the recusal request from the child’s mother, Anne Georgulas, mother of the 7-year-old is transgender girl, Luna.

Anne Georgulas filed the motion seeking the recusal of Judge Kim Cooks after Cooks shared a Dallas Morning News story about the case on her official Facebook page in October.