Helen Santoro

Helen Santoro

Helen Santoro is a science journalist who writes about health care, the brain and the LGBTQ+ community. Her work has appeared in High Country News, KFF Health News, Knowable Magazine, Nature Magazine, The New York Times, Science Magazine, Scientific American, Slate, Smithsonian Magazine and WIRED.

Misinformation obscures standards guiding gender-affirming care for trans youth

By: - June 30, 2023

Almost three weeks after Florida’s Republican governor, Ron DeSantis, signed a bill making it a felony for doctors to provide gender-affirming care to transgender minors, a judge issued a preliminary injunction preventing enforcement of the law for three children whose parents are part of an ongoing lawsuit. Florida is one of at least 20 states […]