Canadian Court Rules Parents Can’t Stop 14-Year Old from Taking Transgender Hormones

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The court also declared that if either of her parents referred to her using female pronouns or addressed her by her birth name, they would be considered guilty of family violence.  The young girl was encouraged by her school counselor to identify as a boy while in seventh grade and a doctor decided that she should begin taking testosterone injections at the age of 13.  Her father suspected that mental health issues could the cause than the effect of his daughter's gender dysphoria and he wanted her to wait until she was older to begin irreversible hormone treatment.

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court of British Columbia, Canada ordered that a 14-year-old girl receive testosterone injections without parental consent. The court also declared that if either of her parents referred to her using female pronouns or addressed her by her birth name, they would be considered guilty of family violence.

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