Hobbs issues orders on “conversion therapy,” gender-affirming health care

PHOENIX Gov. Katie Hobbs issued executive orders Tuesday to stop the use of public funds for conversion therapy for minors, while mandating their use for gender-affirming health care for adults. The first tier is for AHCCCS patients as well as university and state government employees and retirees, while the second is for current and former … Read more

More and more prisoners in California are requiring gender-affirming health care, including surgery

More and more prisoners in California are requiring gender-affirming health care, including surgery

No trespassing signs outside Kern Valley State Prison on Nov. 15, 2022. (Larry Valenzuela, CalMatters/CatchLight Local) By ANABEL SOSA | Cal Matters The number of California prisoners requiring gender-affirming health care more than doubled last year, and the state correctional agency expects the trend to continue even as the state’s overall inmate population is projected … Read more