The other bill bans drag performances in any place where minors might be present.
The health care ban now goes to Gov. Bill Lee (R), who has supported anti-LGBTQ+ legislation in the past.
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The bill takes effect this summer and gives trans youth until March 31, 2024 to end their current medical treatments, the Tennesseean reports.
“These treatments and procedures have a lifetime of negative consequences that are irreversible,” said state Rep. William Lamberth (R) incorrectly.
Bottom surgery is not performed on minors, but that didn’t stop 62 Republican state representatives from signing a letter condemning such surgeries on minors.
H.B. 9, the drag ban, classifies “male and female impersonators” as adult cabaret performers and bans “adult-oriented performances that are harmful to minors.”. »