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Dallas Doctor to Keep Treating Transgender Kids Until Trial

May 24, 2022, 10:03 PM

A Texas doctor will keep providing gender-affirming treatments to transgender children and teens at least until April, after reaching a deal with a Dallas children’s hospital that had canceled the program following Governor Greg Abbott’s labeling of such treatments as potential child abuse.

Texas State Judge Melissa Bellan signed off on the agreement Tuesday, extending a temporary order that prevents the Children’s Medical Center at Dallas -- part of the UT Southwestern system -- from cancelling Dr. Ximena Lopez’s Genecis transgender practice until her lawsuit against the hospital is resolved at trial, Lopez’s lawyer Brent Walker said in a ...