"These are organized anti-transgender forces, people who are ideologically anti-transgender, who are trying to push this everywhere that they can," said trans advocate Rodrigo Heng-Lehtinen.
If signed into effect by Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, doctors would be charged with a felony for providing hormone replacement therapy and puberty blockers to minors.
The trans medical bans seen across the US including Arkansas' are based on a misunderstanding of what gender-affirming care looks like for adolescents, according to Kate Oakley, State Legislative Director...
While the APA has denounced sexuality conversion therapy since 1997, the organization publicly condemned trans-specific conversion therapy for the first time in March.
On his first day in office, President Biden passed an executive order protecting LGBTQ+ people from employment, housing, and medical discrimination.