Southern Poverty Law Center
Keywords: Civil Rights; Healthcare; Policy; Secure Facilities; Transgender Youth; Juvenile Justice
Courts have uniformly held that gender dysphoria is a serious medical condition for which treatment is necessary. This report provides a list of recommendations for the juvenile justice system to avoid legal liability and to promote the health of adolescents by ensuring transgender youth receive appropriate, gender-affirming, medical and mental health care. [Summary adapted from resource.]
File : pdf with 0.48 MB in sizeEntitled to Treatment: Medical Care for Transgender Adolescents in the Juvenile Justice System.