Posted by on July 10, 2024 3:07 pm
Originally From: Pink News

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The White House has issued a statement clarifying its position on gender-affirming care for trans youth in the US.

The Biden administration caused a stir after it told US publication The 19th that it is against gender-affirming surgery for trans minors and that it should be limited to adults.

Some argued that a flat-out ban on procedures for trans youth would further limit non-surgical healthcare, such as physically reversible puberty blockers.

Responding to the backlash, Domestic Policy Council director Neera Tanden said policy on gender-affirming care remains unchanged.

Writing to Human Rights Campaign president Kelley Robinson, Tanden said: “We continue to fight state and national bans on gender-affirming care, which represents a continuum of care, and respect the role of parents, families and doctors –

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