Health & Science

Houston hospital pauses hormone therapy for transgender children as threats of child abuse investigations loom

Citing potential criminal penalties, Texas Children’s Hospital will no longer provide hormone therapy to transgender patients.

Demonstrators held signs in front of the Texas Capitol on Tuesday during a protest for transgender kids' rights.

The Texas Tribune is a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues.

Subscribe to Today in Houston

Fill out the form below to subscribe our new daily editorial newsletter from the HPM Newsroom.

* required