The “Gender Card” is being distributed by local pediatricians to children in the Greater Seattle area.
The card has a section to fill out where the child can ask the doctor to call them by whatever name or pronoun they prefer. Additionally, multiple options for gender identity are given including “trans woman,” “trans man,” “agender,” “non-binary,” “genderqueer,” “questioning” and even has a line to fill in if none of the others apply.
In Washington state, treatments can be given out to minors without parental consent including for: reproductive health, sexually transmitted diseases, substance use, gender dysphoria, gender affirming care & more.
However, the options for “man” and “woman” are listed last, after the other options. Read more…