Monthly Archives: July 2021

Starting puberty blockers at the onset of puberty is standard care for trans youth. Starting HRT could be, too.

Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional and this is not medical advice. If a transgender or gender-questioning youth is experiencing the distress of gender dysphoria about changes to their growing body, when – if at all – should they … Continue reading

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“Conveyer belt” fallacy against youth transition is missing a crucial piece: all the off-ramps before transitioning

Previously: Do all trans youth on puberty blockers go on to transition? (August 2017) Why gender-questioning youth continue or discontinue puberty blockers (March 2020) Anti-trans advocates have spent years attempting to popularize a folk notion of the process by which … Continue reading

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