On November 4, the Florida Board of Medicine and Board of Osteopathic Medicine voted to ban gender-affirming care for children. This ban applies to the use of puberty blockers, hormone therapy, and related surgeries. Under the new ban, Floridian children who are not already receiving non-surgical treatment when the rule goes into effect must wait until 18 to receive gender-affirming care. However, the two boards disagreed on whether children could receive non-surgical gender-affirming treatment through clinical trials approved by an IRB. The ban will become effective after a 21-day period for public input. .