Law

Lawyers ask Texas appeals court to immediately block investigations into gender-affirming care

Posted on · Attorneys fighting against a directive to investigate gender-affirming medical care as child abuse have asked a state appeals court to stop the practice as the case winds through the judicial process.

Houston Matters

Companies condemn Texas for investigating families of trans kids (March 14, 2022)

Posted on · On Monday's show: Dozens of corporations are condemning Texas’ order to investigate families of trans kids. And Memorial Hermann and Blue Cross Blue Shield have reached a contract agreement, allowing nearly 200,000 patients to continue care at Memorial Hermann hospitals.

Health & Science

As Texas moves to treat gender-affirming care for trans kids as ‘child abuse,’ families and advocates worry about the future

Posted on · Families of transgender kids and LGBTQ advocates have raised concerns about the well-being of children after Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and Gov. Greg Abbott's decision to treat gender-affirming care as child abuse.