Florida To Consider Banning Medicalized Gender Transitions For Minors

The bans are included in a draft proposal a joint committee of the Florida Board of Medicine and the Florida Board of Osteopathic Medicine is set to address September 30

  • Draft proposal calls for prohibiting minors from receiving sex-reassignment surgery and puberty-blocking hormone treatments
  • If draft becomes law, it could also require that older patients sign a consent form and wait 24 hours before starting such treatments.
  • A notice published Sept. 7 in the Florida Administrative Register said the joint committee will “conduct a rule workshop and meeting to receive and consider presentations from subject matter experts and comments from the public, and to discuss and develop draft rule language related to practice standards for the treatment of gender dysphoria.”
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