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“Doctors have lost their voice”: Top trans care doctor leaves Texas as lawmakers pass ban

Pediatric endocrinologist Dr. Ximena Lopez started a clinic for trans youth in 2014. But she’s leaving Texas ahead of an expected law that would ban transition-related care for minors.

By Elena Rivera, KERA News
Demonstrators protest SB14, a bill to eradicate gender transition healthcare for trans kids in Texas, while the bill is heard in the House at the state capitol on May 2, 2023.

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