Missouri LGBT Activists Allege Doxxing Amid AG Investigation Into Trans Care

Culture war politics cloud most of this issue but again we'll argue over terminology . . .

Sloppy redacting of medical records that NOBODY will read might not be "doxxing" in the real sense of the word. 

A definition of terms: 

Doxing or doxxing is the act of publicly providing personally identifiable information about an individual or organization, usually via the Internet and without their consent.

Typically . . . This is accomplished by way of a mean social media post . . . Not obscure items in a court case.

However . . .

In politics words don't mean much.

Accordingly . . .

We've shared our opinion, now here is the progressive side of the story . . .

A state investigation of the Washington University Transgender Center in St. Louis expanded to include therapists and social workers across the state who work with minors seeking gender-affirming care.

Documents made public as part of various lawsuits show that Attorney General Andrew Bailey has obtained a collection of unredacted and loosely redacted records of transgender children, including a list of patients that received care at the Washington University Transgender Center at St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

He is also seeking untethered access to the university’s digital medical records system.

The attorney general’s use of private medical records, and the targeting of therapists and counselors, has interrupted the health care of LGBTQ Missourians and has families worrying about their children’s privacy.

Katy Erker-Lynch, executive director for Missouri LGBTQ advocacy organization PROMO, told The Independent she fears that the pressure will drive health care providers out of the state, especially impacting rural Missourians.

“The attorney general has created a hostile environment for medical providers where they are afraid to stay and practice medicine,” she said.

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

Therapists, social workers face scrutiny in Missouri AG investigation of transgender care

A group of over 200 protesting MU Health's cancelation of transgender minors' prescriptions approaches Columbia City Hall Sept. 15. MU Health backed out of gender-affirming care for minors after the passage of a new state law including broad medical malpractice provisions (Annelise Hanshaw/Missouri Independent). A state investigation of the Washington University Transgender Center in St.