On Aug. 12, professors from the Yale Law School, Yale School of Medicine, Yale Child Study Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, and University of Texas Southwestern filed a brief as amici curiae in Eknes-Tucker v. Governor, State of Alabama with the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
- July 15, 2022Source: South Florida Sun Sentinel
National medical and legal researchers have issued a report condemning Florida health officials’ plan to block Medicaid coverage for gender-dysphoria treatments, saying the move lacks “any persuasive scientific or medical justification.”
- July 13, 2022Source: Yale Law School News
As Florida policymakers pursue state-level restrictions on transgender care, legal and medical experts from Yale Law School, the Yale School of Medicine’s Child Study Center and Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern, and University of Alabama at Birmingham have released a new report that identifies and refutes the many unscientific claims behind the effort.
- July 02, 2022Source: Journal of Adolescent Health
In this commentary piece, Yale faculty and colleagues define gender affirming care and address related scientific misinformation.
- June 13, 2022Source: Los Angeles Times
Christy Olezeski, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry and director of the Yale Pediatric Gender Program, is co-author of the op-ed "Denying Trans Youth Gender-affirming Care is an Affront to Science and Medical Ethics" in the Los Angeles Times.
- May 17, 2022Source: WTNH-News 8
A simple, yet important piece of clothing - a chest binder - is helping members of the transgender community feel better about their bodies. Christy Olezeski, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry and director and co-founder of the Yale Pediatric Gender Program, spoke to WTNH-News 8 about the impact the binders are having.
- May 13, 2022Source: CT Public
Yale medical and legal experts have issued a new report that aims to debunk recent actions denying gender-affirming treatment to children and youth.
- May 09, 2022
Panel of medical professionals skewers Texas and Alabama actions against transgender health care; separate study finds most children who transition stick with their choiceSource: Baptist News Global
The opinion of the Texas attorney general and a new Alabama law — both seeking to criminalize health care for transgender youth — are based on either blatant lies for political purpose or the use of outdated and discredited evidence, according to a panel of medical professionals who specialize in the care of gender dysphoria and pediatrics.
- May 06, 2022Source: Alabama Political Reporter
Leading physicians and law experts from Yale University say Alabama’s law gets the science behind transgender care wrong, and places lives at risk.
- May 06, 2022Source: Newsbreak
An overwhelming majority of transgender youth remained consistent in their gender identity five years after their initial social transition, according to the first large-scale, long-term study of transgender children of its kind published Wednesday.