Right now Alabama families are grappling with the implementation of SB184, legislation that prohibits transgender-related healthcare in Alabama for people under the age of 19. This law will soon make care such as gender-affirming hormone therapy and puberty blockers inaccessible in Alabama for any trans person until they turn 19 and ensures criminal felony penalties for providers who violate the law.
Youth can still access mental health care, which is not restricted or banned by this law. Youth and their families may also accompany youth to access care in other states where gender-affirming care has not been restricted. And prescriptions for gender-affirming medication can still be filled in Alabama, as the law does not govern pharmacies.
As of August 21, following a court order from the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, SB184 will soon be in effect, and families in Alabama will be forced to seek care out of state.
The Campaign for Southern Equality is working with partners across Alabama, including the Magic City Acceptance Center and Prism United, to provide resources and information to impacted families. Please use the form below to request more information.
Resource Guide About SB184
We know this is a very challenging time filled with many questions. This resource guide is designed to provide up-to-date information and concrete resources to help transgender youth continue accessing healthcare. We will update this guide as more information and resources become available.
Emergency Grants for Impacted Families
The Campaign for Southern Equality, Magic City Acceptance Center, and Prism United are facilitating rapid response emergency grants of $500 to help parents and caregivers to youth directly impacted by SB184 during this challenging time. Grants can be made to the parent/caregiver of an impacted youth. To learn more about these grants and to request one, fill out the form below.
Send a Message About These Resources
This form is intended for transgender individuals (especially those under the age of 18) and their parents/caretakers who would be impacted by the passage of SB184, which prohibits transgender-related healthcare in Alabama for people under the age of 19. After filling out this form, a representative of Campaign for Southern Equality will reach out to you via email or phone and begin assisting you.
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