Tolerance.ca
Director / Editor: Victor Teboul, Ph.D.
Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations, Tolerance.ca® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Reject the Bill to Block Critical Healthcare for Transgender Youth

Some of South Dakota’s most vulnerable teenagers could be denied critical health care if the legislature passes a proposed law. State lawmakers are considering a bill that would make it a criminal offense for doctors, physician assistants, or nurse practitioners to provide gender-affirming health care to transgender youth under age 16. House Bill 1057, misleadingly titled the “Vulnerable Child Protection Act,” makes it a misdemeanor to prescribe puberty blockers or hormone replacement therapy, as well as prohibiting any gender-affirming surgery. Far from protecting vulnerable teenagers, this bill…

Read complete article
© Human Rights Watch -


Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter