Endocrine Society rebukes Florida Board of Medicine’s decision to ban gender-affirming care

The Endocrine Society rebukes the Florida Board of Medicine’s decision to ban gender-affirming care for transgender and gender-diverse teenagers. We call on the Florida Board of Medicine to reverse the ban and…

Vast majority of people with gender dysphoria continue using gender-affirming hormone treatment

Among individuals treated at a gender identity clinic in The Netherlands, those who used puberty supressing treatment before the age of 18 and then started gender-affirming hormones, 98% (704 out…

Gender-affirming care for transgender kids will backfire: experts

When her biological daughter Alex* came out as transgender at the age of 12, Anna* offered her support instantly — but she also had concerns. The New York City-based mom…

‘Gender-affirming care’ sacrifices safety for ideology

“I know what’s wrong,” my patient winced, clutching his chest. “I Googled it, it’s costo…” “Costochondritis?” I volunteered. “Yes! I’m sure that’s what I have,” he replied. I then did…

Early gender-affirming hormone therapy for transgender teens leads to better mental health

For transgender people, starting gender-affirming hormone treatment in adolescence is linked to better mental health than waiting until adulthood, according to new research led by the Stanford University School of…