CVS fired a pharmacist on Friday, July 20, after he refused to fill a transgender woman's hormone prescription in Fountain Hills, Arizona, this past April.
The woman, Hilde Hall, wrote a blog post for the ACLU in which she recounted the experience.
After years of working to affirm my identity in a world where transgender people are questioned constantly about how well they know themselves, the pharmacist refused to fill one of the prescriptions needed to affirm my identity.
He did not give me a clear reason for the refusal. He just kept asking, loudly and in front of other CVS staff and customers, why I was given the prescriptions.