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How Can We Explain Rising Gender Dysphoria Among Girls? | Opinion

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gender dysphoria is covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act. The case involved a trans woman who sued the Fairfax County, Virginia, sheriff after being jailed alongside men.

Unless challenged at a higher court, this decision applies to all areas of society where disability rights law is enforced, such as employment and public accommodations.Some campaigners argue that, if people with gender dysphoria are covered under disability rights law, those who reject their sex can finally ensure access to sex-specific facilities and medical interventions, such as surgery.

Speaking about the ruling, the executive director of the National Center for Transgender Equality, Rodrigo Heng-Lehtinen, told NBC News: "It's a very important and positive ruling to increase people's access to gender-affirming care."The term "gender dysphoria" refers to a strong feeling of rejection and distress that a person may experience about their biological sex.

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