Trans activist's post touting network to supply cross-sex hormones to minors triggers backlash

Citing efforts in 20 states "to criminalize hormone therapy, particularly for trans youth," Eli Erlick reportedly posted on a now-private Instagram account, "If you need hormones, I'm working with a distribution network to get you access."

Updated: August 14, 2022 - 11:25pm

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Female-identifying transgender activist Eli Erlick is getting backlash on social media for touting a distribution network to supply gender transition drugs to minors.

"There are over 20 states trying to criminalize hormone therapy, particularly for trans youth," Erlick posted Aug. 5 on a now-private Instagram account, according to a report from the Daily Wire. "So, my friends and I have an idea: sending out our extra prescriptions around the country. If you need hormones, I'm working with a distribution network to get you access. Everything is free, no questions asked."

The popular Twitter page Libs of Tik Tok posted a screenshot of Erlick's post.

"We have hundreds of doses of testosterone, estradiol, and spironolactone available right now," wrote Erlick, a PhD candidate at the University of California Santa Cruz. "All are all prescribed by doctors and unused."

"I've uncovered more evidence of @elierlick's drug trafficking scheme," Libs of Tik Tok reported. "It appears it’s been going on since at least September, 2021." 

Libs of Tik Tok also posted a screenshot of Erlick replying to someone who asked, "hey what country is this for?"

"Realistically, I can ship anywhere in North America," Erlick replied.

In September 2021, Erlick posted that one of the mantras that she has learned about gender transitioning is: "Redistribute your extra hormones to people who can't access/afford them."

Just the News has reached out to the University of California Santa Cruz and Eli Erlick for comment.