California governor Jerry Brown allows trans foster kids to have hormonal treatment

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Governor of California Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law which allows transgender youth in foster care to have transition-related treatment – counselling, hormonal therapy and gender reassignment surgery. Governor of California Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law which allows transgender youth in foster care for people in foster care and people with low income. Gloria said the law would “empower transgender foster youth” to live a good life and to be who they are.Medi-Cal recipients already have access to hormone and surgical treatments if they are deemed medically necessary, but the law now states clearly that “gender affirming” care as a right for all young people, including those who are in foster care, they should not make an exception.Nearly three percent of all 13 to 17-year-olds are trans or gender nonconforming, according to the results.

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