House Bill 808

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Trans patients and their doctors struggle with confusion, fear under healthcare bans

BY: - November 10, 2023

[This story is part of ongoing work on LGBTQ+ healthcare in North Carolina, written by Joe Killian. It was conceived and written through a partnership between NC Newsline and Qnotes Carolinas. Due to concerns regarding threats of violence, Newsline agreed to identify some sources in this story by their first names only.] When Sage, a […]

Demonstrators hold signs at the General Assembly calling on lawmakers to protect LGBTQ Youth

Lawmakers override governor’s vetoes of bills targeting transgender youth

BY: - August 17, 2023

The North Carolina General Assembly overturned a series of Gov. Roy Cooper’s vetoes late Wednesday, passing into law two bills that roll back rights for LGBTQ youth in the state. House Bill 808 prohibits gender-affirming medical care for those under 18, including treatment advised by their doctors and to which their parents consent. House Bill […]