Trend – LGBTQ Attacks

Parents have no right to allow their children’s gender transition, Republicans say

BY: - July 27, 2023

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Republicans on a panel for limited federal government on Thursday argued that parents should not be allowed to let their transgender children have access to gender-affirming care. “A parent has no right to sexually transition a young child,” the chair of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Limited Government, […]

Transgender residents look on at a Kentucky House hearing in March while supporters give testimony in favor of a bill to restrict health care for transgender minors. In state legislatures across the country, the number of bills restricting gender-affirming health care has nearly doubled since last year. (Jon Cherry/Getty Images)

Wave of transgender health care bans has roots in past debates

BY: - May 5, 2023

Republican lawmakers have found traction in restricting care for minors, and increasingly for adults as well.