shows a smiling white woman with a stethoscope around her neck and rainbow pins on a lanyard. She's standing in the rotunda of the legislative building, there are people behind her who came to protest both for and against new transgender legislation.

Physician Hayley Cunningham provides gender-affirming care to adults in the Triangle. She said her colleagues who provide such care for children have been scrambling for the past few months to get treatment started for their patients ahead of the veto override. “I see the trauma, the aftermath that a lot of transgender people go through when they’re not allowed to have the care that they need, and that they deserve,” she said. Credit: Rose Hoban

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