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Transgender Texans and doctors say Republican lawmakers misconstrue what science says about puberty blockers and hormone therapy

In 2021, a bill that would block transgender kids’ access to transition-related care passed the Senate but died in the Texas House. This year, a majority of House members back such a ban.

People held up a transgender flag at an event held by Equality Texas at the Capitol in Austin on Wednesday, April 14, 2021

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