Also in Wyoming stop the transition of minors

It is the 24th US state to ban drug and surgical treatments on the bodies of gender non-conforming girls and boys. Doctors and practitioners who continue to prescribe affirmative therapy will lose their licences. Decisive in the passage of the law was the testimony - and legal action - of detransitioner Chloe Cole. A regulation banning trans-indoctrination in schools was also approved.
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Hormone treatments and gender transition surgery for minors will be banned in Wyoming from 1 July. With the passing of the law, the Senate File 99, Wyoming will join the 23 other US states, from Alabama to West Virginia, which have banned or severely restricted gender-based medicine on minors. 

According to the law Doctors, pharmacists and other health care providers who provide treatment claiming the gender could have their licences suspended or revoked.

Hosted by Governor Mark Gordon, it was sponsored by conservative Senator Anthony Bouchard. "The left says that children should be free to choose their gender. The media have reinforced this lie. Children are a target and there is a war on their minds at the level of the education system. The message of true freedom says no to what is happening to children in America. As conservatives, we must fight for that freedom we cherish'. The law, which in its initial version, SF144, introduced criminal consequences for doctors, is also known as 'Chloe's Law', named after detransitioner-activist Chloe Cole, born in California 19 years ago, was diagnosed with gender dysphoria at the age of 9. Cole, who was a tomboy as a child, has started transitioning at 12 after learning on social media that she could become a boy, and then regretted it at 16. In the meantime, at 13 she had taken puberty blockers and almost simultaneously testosterone and then underwent a double mastectomy at only 15. "My father would never have consented if he had known about a single case of detransition. The doctors never spoke of repentance. They only quoted suicide rates'.

In May 2022 Cole started to take his testimony to various states -including Ohio, Florida, California, Utah, Kansas, Tenesse, Idaho- in support of laws against the transition of minors. In November, he filed a lawsuit against the Kaiser Permanente healthcare company and all the doctors involved in his transition. According to his lawyers Cole was pushed towards transition and became a guinea pig for medical trials of off-label drugs, the consequences of which are severe: joint pain, osteoporosis and urinary infections. For his ideas that diverge from the guidelines of organisations such as WPATH and his presence at various Republican conferences Cole has been accused of supporting the extreme right and religious conservatives. 

On 5 March Wyoming also passed SF0009 prohibiting schools from indoctrinating children in school with gender ideology or keeping the transition a secret from parents. Under this law, school districts are obliged to notify parents or guardians of any changes in the physical, educational, mental or emotional well-being of children and to respect the fundamental right of parents to care for and control their children. School staff must also receive written permission from parents or guardians for any class or school course involving sexual orientation and gender identity. 

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