Doctors, psychiatrists, lawyers launch petition to define gender by biology in the law

cecilie-johnsen-1154701-unsplashPhysicians, psychiatrists, and attorneys are applauding a recently proposed Trump administration memo to define gender in the law based on biology, effectively scrapping “gender identity,” and are asking federal agencies to follow through with it.

Their petition, which was launched last week and has already garnered over 7,000 signatures, asks the secretaries of the departments of Justice, Education, and Health and Human Services to preserve the legal definition of “sex” because doing otherwise is destructive, they say, particularly to women and girls. Continue Reading

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