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Transgender Texans

What is gender-affirming medical care for transgender children? Here’s what you need to know.

Gender-affirming care, which leading health care organizations in Texas say is the best way to provide care to transgender children, is emerging as a top target of state Republicans and lies at the heart of brewing political and legal battles.

A Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, treats a patient in Austin on Nov. 8th, 2012.

What is gender-affirming care?

What are puberty blockers?

Do transgender children have procedures more advanced than puberty blockers?

Are gender-affirming surgeries used on children?

What bills targeting transgender people have Texas lawmakers pushed in recent years?

How do these legislative attempts affect transgender youth?

What do transgender Texans think?

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