Advocates plan to rally at state medical board meeting in support gender-affirming care

Advocates plan to rally at state medical board meeting in support gender-affirming care

A coalition of gay, queer and transgender friendly groups plan to attend a state medical board meeting in Fort Lauderdale Friday to protest attempts by the Gov. Ron DeSantis administration to deny gender-affirming health care for people under the age of 18.

Members of the SAVE Action PAC are working with Equality Florida and PRISM, among others, to rally their members to attend the Florida Board of Medicine meeting to “push back against Gov. DeSantis’ assault on transgender Floridians,” according to a press release.

Florida Department of Health (DOH) General Counsel John Wilson submitted a petition to initiate rule-making. The DOH wants the board to pursue a rule “due to the lack of quality...

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