Judge warns over teen trans hormone consent

Doctors have been warned by the court to stop giving teenagers irreversible transgender hormones that potentially sterislise them without first checking that both parents agree.

In an explosive case where a 15-year-old with the pseudonym “Imogen” was given a female oestrogen hormone drug without her mother’s knowledge or consent, senior Family Court judge Gary Watts said the most influential trans youth medical treatment guideline had got the law wrong.



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