Only 27% of people believe that puberty blockers should be available to teenagers who want to transition – to change sex – according to a new Newstalk poll. More than a fifth (21%) of those who took that position also agreed that the medication should only be available with parental consent.
Similarly, the research carried out by polling company Amárach found that 47% of people believe teens who wish to transition should not have access gender affirming care such as counselling and hormone replacement treatment.
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