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As Tennessee ban on gender-affirming care takes effect, young trans people are impacted

Transgender youth in Tennessee are no longer able to access gender-affirming care. A ban went into effect on July 8, making Tennessee one of nearly two dozen states that have banned treatment for trans minors.

Marianna Bacallao of WPLN in Nashville reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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