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  1. Shithead

    Shithead Well-Known Member

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    Transgender teens to get cheaper treatment in New York: State vows to fund puberty-stunting meds for ALL ages on Medicaid
    New York's transgender teenagers could soon get state funding for puberty-stunting medication.
    The state's Health Department filed a proposal on Wednesday to cover hormone therapy for young people with gender dysphoria on Medicaid.
    Current regulations only cover therapy for transitioning adults.
    The new rules would also make it compulsory for the state to fund gender-reassignment surgery for anyone over the age of 18.
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    Andrew Cuomo, a vocal supporter of LGBTQ rights, has backed the move to fund hormone therapy for under-18s on New York state Medicaid
    WHAT ARE PUBERTY SUPPRESSANTS?
    Pubertal suppressants are medications that stop the process of puberty.
    The first step is to take gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogs around the age of 12 to block the first stages of puberty after intense scrutiny and discussions to conclude that this is the right decision.
    After starting the course, the patient is psychologically monitored throughout.
    By the age of 16, the patient can start taking cross-sex hormones to begin their transition process.
    At 18, they are eligible for gender reassignment surgery.
    Pubertal suppressants are believed to be reversible.
    If a patient and their doctor agree that they no longer have gender dysphoria, they can stop the course, at which point their natural puberty cycle will begin.
    Previously, the department previously 'had reservations about the safety and efficacy' of hormone therapy for under-18s with gender dysphoria, the proposal explains.
    The FDA has not approved such medications for minors, and there are few high-quality studies on the long term effects.
    However, officials have 'observed the beginning of a shift' in opinion and policies.
    And every medical professional they consulted said pubertal suppressants could be medically necessary for young people.
    'The proposed changes therefore would make Medicaid coverage of transgender care and services available, regardless of an individual's age, when such care and services are medically necessary to treat the individual's gender dysphoria,' the rules read.
    There will now be a period of 45 days for public comments on the proposal before it can be passed.
    The move comes after years of protests from transgender support groups.
    It follows a similar move from California.
    Gender dysphoria is the strong feeling that you are a different gender to the one you physically appear to be.
    Pubertal suppressants are medications that stop the process of puberty.
    The first step is to take gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogs around the age of 12 to block the first stages of puberty after intense scrutiny and discussions to conclude that this is the right decision.

    After starting the course, the patient is psychologically monitored throughout.
    By the age of 16, the patient can start taking cross-sex hormones to begin their transition process.
    At 18, they are eligible for gender reassignment surgery.
    Pubertal suppressants are believed to be reversible.
    If a patient and their doctor agree that they no longer have gender dysphoria, they can stop the course, at which point their natural puberty cycle will begin.
    In a statement to the New York Daily News, Health Department spokesman James Plastiras said: 'The governor has repeatedly demonstrated his commitment to equality in all areas and these proposed regulations build upon existing science to ensure that youths who have been diagnosed with gender dysphoria receive medically necessary care, and render moot any claim that current standards don't provide that care.'

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/a...fund-puberty-stunting-meds-ages-Medicaid.html
     
  2. 1Vegasgirl

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    As if the electorate is not dumbed down enough already.
     
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    bennymuso Italian by name, British by nature

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    Is there a drug to make these freaks normal.
     
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    Turtle Man Hello Darling Gold

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    Per fag hag Decaprio......"People who don't believe that climate change is real shouldn't be allowed to hold public office"........then he must believe that if you have male DNA you are a male.....PERIOD....and anyone that does not believe DNA is real should not be able to hold public office. Fucking retards!!!!
     
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    I fell bad for transgendered people because puberty suppressants will probably fuck you up big-league (to paraphrase Donald Trump) in the long-term. Maybe this is the govt's secret plan to eradicate all trans-people from the gene pool?