Posted on · Trustees for the Houston-area school district are considering terminating a contract it signed in 2021 that would create a campus-based health clinic at Humble High School. Memorial Hermann says it does not provide gender-affirming care to anyone younger than age 18 and that parents must consent to any services provided at the clinic.
Posted on · The Texas Supreme Court said Thursday the law will take effect despite a lower court’s finding that the act is unconstitutional.
Posted on · A new Texas law would stop transgender minors from accessing gender-affirming medical care. Texas doctors said this is already hurting their work and their patients.
Posted on · On Tuesday, Travis County District Court Judge Maria Cantú Hexsel held the first hearing on the Senate Bill 14 lawsuit. She heard from the plaintiffs, medical experts and attorneys who asked the court to block the law’s implementation.
Posted on · On Friday's show: The legal director at the Transgender Law Center discusses a lawsuit challenging the state’s ban on gender-affirming medical care for transgender youth.
Posted on · Gov. Greg Abbott is expected to sign the new law prohibiting procedures and prescription treatments for transgender youth. The Houston hospital will wind down its services by end of summer.
Posted on · Senate Bill 14 proposed this session would make gender affirming care illegal in the state of Texas and was recently passed by both the state House and Senate, though Gov. Abbott has yet to sign it into law.
Posted on · Gender-affirming health care is a large focus of this year’s legislative session, with bills like SB 14 that would ban care for minors in the state and penalize doctors offering this care. Families, trans youth and advocates share how it’s felt to live in Texas during this moment of uncertainty.
Posted on · Co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina delve into the latest news in national and local politics.
Posted on · Fifty-five percent of Texans support the removal of Confederate Heroes Day, which honors leaders of the Confederacy like Robert E. Lee, as an official state holiday. Also, a narrow minority of Texans support legislation that would strip faculty at public colleges and universities of tenure if they teach critical race theory.
Posted on · Bills range from prohibiting insurance companies from covering gender-affirming care to revoking the license of a doctor who performs a gender-affirming surgery on a minor.
Posted on · Discussing efforts to support trans rights amidst recent legislation and opposition to the community.
Posted on · Gov. Greg Abbott directed the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services to investigate parents who provide their children with gender-affirming care, driving one such family to leave home.
Posted on · The state’s high court allowed the investigations to continue but said the Texas Department of Family Protective Services is not bound by Gov. Abbott and Attorney General Paxton’s orders.
Posted on · Some families no longer see a future for their transgender kids in Texas. They’re moving to states with strong civil rights protections for trans people.