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Patrick K. Hunter vs. transgender people

Patrick K. Hunter is an American pediatrician and anti-transgender activist.

Hunter is affiliated with anti-trans organization Society for Evidence-based Gender Medicine (SEGM).


Patrick Kyran Hunter was born in May 1966. Hunter served in the US Army. Hunter earned a bachelor’s degree from Miami University, a master’s degree from the University of Mary, and a medical degree from University of Louisville School of Medicine.

Hunter has served as a general pediatrician with Pensacola Pediatrics and a Clinical Professor at Florida State University’s College of Medicine.

Anti-transgender activism

In 2022, Hunter was a signatory on American Academy of Pediatrics Resolution 27, that year’s attempt to protest consensus on care for gender diverse youth.

In 2022, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis appointed Hunter, Amy Derick, David Diamond, and Nicole Justice to the Florida Board of Medicine.

Hunter’s anti-trans writings have appeared on the Our Duty website, among others.


Staff report (June 17, 2022). Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Four to the Board of Medicine.

Hunter PK (2022). Political Issues Surrounding Gender-Affirming Care for Transgender Youth. JAMA Pediatr. 2022 Mar 1;176(3):322-323.


Our Duty (November 10, 2022). Patrick K Hunter on treatments for gender dysphoria in minors.



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