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Republican State to Pay for Gender-Affirming Surgery

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states, including Georgia, have sought to ban gender-affirming medical care for minors. In March, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed Senate Bill 140 which blocked gender-affirming surgery and most other gender-affirming medical care for residents under the age of 18.The bill was later challenged in court but in September a judge ruled that the state could continue its ban on some gender-affirming care such as hormone replacement therapy."Denying health care to people because they are transgender is not only clearly wrong – it is also clearly illegal.

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