Judge to rule on transgender teen who wants hormone therapy:
"CINCINNATI — An Ohio judge will decide next month whether to grant full custody to the grandparents of a transgender boy so he can pursue hormone therapy, which his parents oppose.
...The now-17-year-old wants to transition in gender, but prosecutors say his parents deny he is transgender and have refused services from Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.
Instead, one of their attorneys said Friday, the parents prefer therapy to “get to the underlying causes” of the teen’s desire to transition.
...A Hamilton County assistant prosecutor who is representing Job and Family Services said the parents’ stance could lead the teen to suicide..."