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1. Disgender, Danthesexyhotman, June 16, 2020, Urban Dictionary., Retrieved 02/28/2023 from: https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Disgender

2. Reconsidering Informed Consent for Trans-Identified Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults, Stephen B. Levine, E. Abbruzzese & Julia W. Mason, (2022)., Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 48:7, 706-727, DOI: 10.1080/0092623X.2022.2046221., Taylor & Francis Online, Retrieved 01/25/2023 from: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/0092623X.2022.2046221

3. How Many Adults and Youth Identify as Transgender in the United States?, Jody L. Herman, Andrew R. Flores, Kathryn K. O’Neill, UCLA School of Law Williams Institute, Retrieved 01/9/2023 from: https://williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu/publications/trans-adults-united-states/

4. Reconsidering Informed Consent for Trans-Identified Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults, Stephen B. Levine, E. Abbruzzese & Julia W. Mason, (2022)., Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 48:7, 706-727, DOI: 10.1080/0092623X.2022.2046221., Taylor & Francis Online, Retrieved 01/25/2023 from: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/0092623X.2022.2046221

5. Nearly 4 In 10 Brown University Students Identify As LGBT, Joanna Button, Jul 18, 2023, Upward News, Retrieved 07/23/2023 from:  https://www.upward.news/major-increase-in-lgbt-college-students/?fbclid=IwAR07YKJnFS5otTy9TmTr-IzMblgBBci_cyWH03ibSk3sBmKjQic-967OXvQ 

6. About Brown, Retrieved 07/23/2023 from:  https://www.brown.edu/about

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8. Ibid.

9. Montana judge temporarily blocks law banning gender-affirming medical care for minors, Amy Hanson, Sep 27, 2023, PBS Newshour, Retrieved 09/29/2023 from: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/nation/montana-judge-temporarily-blocks-law-banning-gender-affirming-medical-care-for-minors#:~:text=Montana%20judge%20temporarily%20blocks%20law%20banning%20gender%2Daffirming%20medical%20care%20for%20minors,-Nation%20Sep%2027&text=HELENA%2C%20Mont.,it%20was%20to%20take%20effect.

10. Georgia can resume enforcing ban on hormone replacement therapy for transgender youth, judge says, Rally after transgender kids banned from treatments in Georgia, Sudhin Thanawala, Sep 5, 2023, PBS Newshour, Retrieved 09/29/2023 from: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/politics/georgia-can-resume-enforcing-ban-on-hormone-replacement-therapy-for-transgender-youth-judge-says#:~:text=ATLANTA%20(AP)%20%E2%80%94%20Georgia%20can,to%20enforce%20a%20similar%20restriction.

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12. Montana governor signs bill banning transgender medical care for youths, Reuters, Retrieved 04/30/2023 from: https://www.reuters.com/world/us/montana-governor-signs-bill-banning-transgender-medical-care-youths-2023-04-29/

13. Texas becomes largest state to ban gender-affirming care for minors, Jared Gans, Jun 3, 2023, The Hill, 07/18/2023 from: https://ktla.com/news/nexstar-media-wire/texas-becomes-largest-state-to-ban-gender-affirming-care-for-minors/?ipid=promo-link-block1 

14. Veto overridden: Ban on gender-affirming care for minors takes effect in North Carolina, Hannah Schoenbaum, August 16, 2023, Associated Press/Report for America, ABCNews., Retrieved 08/17/2023 from: https://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/north-carolina-gop-seeks-override-governors-veto-bill-102301867

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17. Gender-Affirming Care Coverage Guide, Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies, Retrieved 01/25/2023 from: https://doi.colorado.gov/for-consumers/consumer-resources/special-insurance-topics/lgbtq-health-care-rights/gender-affirming

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62. The discovery process: what mothers see and do in gaining awareness of the sexual abuse of their children, C. A. Plummer. Child Abuse Negl. 2006;30(11):1227-1237. doi:10.1016/j.chiabu.2006.05.007., Retrieved 04/03/2023 from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1815376/

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73. Ibid.

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77. LGBTQ+ Elder Health Care Guide, Christian Simmons, June 23, 2023, RetireGuide, Retrieved 07/22/2023 from: https://www.retireguide.com/guides/lgbtq-elder-health-care/

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80. Parent reports of adolescents and young adults perceived to show signs of a rapid onset of gender dysphoria., Lisa Littman,  PloS one vol. 13,8 e0202330. 16 Aug. 2018, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0202330., Retrieved 07/29/2023 from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6095578/

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82. Ibid.

83. Ibid.

84. Addiction Recovery During Higher Education, Intelligent.com Higher Education Team, July 28, 2022, Retrieved 07/21/2023 from: https://www.intelligent.com/substance-abuse-recovery-support-guide-for-college-students/

85. Chloe’s story: puberty blockers at 13, a double mastectomy at 15. Michael Cook, Jul 24, 2022., Bioedge, Retrieved 06/22/2023 from: https://bioedge.org/gender/transgender/chloes-story-puberty-blockers-at-13-a-double-mastectomy-at-15/

86. More people are getting gender-affirming care, under attack in many states. Few are kids, Ken Alltucker,

USA TODAY, Updated August 23, 2023., Retrieved 06/22/2023 from: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/health/2023/08/23/gender-affirming-care-restrictions-for-minors-grow/70652104007/

87. Detransitioner Chloe Cole announces lawsuit against hospitals 'for pushing her into medical mutilation'

A prominent detransitioner sued a nationwide medical group and its doctors who she said 'decided to perform a mutilating, mimicry sex change experiment' on her, By Kendall Tietz, February 23, 2023, Fox News, Retrieved 04/16/2023 from: https://www.foxnews.com/media/detransitioner-chloe-cole-announces-lawsuit-hospitals-pushing-medical-mutilation

88. Detransitioner files $1M lawsuit against doctors for botched mastectomy that left her 'permanently disfigured'

Lawsuit says doctors 'coerced' Soren Aldaco into identifying as transgender and pushed her into a double mastectomy that left her permanently disfigured, Yael Halon, July 25, 2023, Fox News, Retrieved 08/28/2023 from: https://www.foxnews.com/media/detransitioner-files-1m-lawsuit-against-doctors-botched-mastectomy-left-her-permanently-disfigured

89. North Carolina woman files lawsuit in wake of gender transition surgery as a teen, SueAnn Howell, Jul 20, 2023, Catholic News Agency, Retrieved 08/28/2023 from: https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/254859/north-carolina-woman-files-lawsuit-in-wake-of-gender-transition-surgery-as-a-teen

90. Ontario detransitioner who had breasts and womb removed sues doctors, Adrian Humphreys,

Updated Feb 23, 2023, National Post, Retrieved 08/28/2023 from: https://nationalpost.com/news/canada/michelle-zacchigna-ontario-detransitioner-sues-doctors

91. Teen Accuses Doctors of Madly Rushing Her Into Child Gender Transition, Mary Margaret Olohan, June 16, 2023, The Daily Signal, Retrieved 08/28/2023 from: https://www.dailysignal.com/2023/06/16/they-were-experimenting-her-teen-detransitioner-sues-doctors-child-gender-transition/

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