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

Texas GOP lawmakers failed to restrict transition-related health care options for transgender Texas kids earlier this year. But Gov. Greg Abbott wants a state agency to determine if some procedures constitute child abuse.

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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