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Response to Florida Rule Regarding Gender Affirming Care

December 02, 2022

"To Whom It May Concern:

The Endocrine Society appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Florida Department of Health’s proposed rule banning the treatment of gender dysphoria in minors. The Endocrine Society is the world’s oldest and largest organization of scientists devoted to hormone research and physicians who care for people with hormone-related conditions. Many of our 18,000 members are recognized for their expertise in transgender medicine and research. As such, the Endocrine Society strongly opposes the discriminatory rule, which would deny minors with gender dysphoria access to evidenced-based, medical interventions that are designed to improve their health outcomes and alleviate suffering. We call on the Florida Department of Health to withdraw the rule immediately.."

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