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Christian Institute: Stop calling our trans depersonalization resources a “transgender craze” of “rapid-onset gender dysphoria”

The UK’s Christian Institute, in their September 2020 publication “The transgender craze” purporting to explain a “social contagion” of “rapid-onset gender dysphoria” in adolescents, takes a highly abbreviated excerpt from my own writing in 2013 on gender dysphoria and symptoms … Continue reading

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Transgender depersonalization testimonies around the web, 2018

Previously: Depersonalization in gender dysphoria: widespread and widely unrecognized Throughout numerous articles, I’ve covered many aspects of the experience of chronic depersonalization among trans people, a condition of persistent feelings of unreality or having “no self” that’s especially common in … Continue reading

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Bad trip: What trans people should know about cannabis and depersonalization

Previously: Depersonalization in gender dysphoria: widespread and widely unrecognized Substance abuse is highly prevalent in the transgender population, and is known to be associated with psychosocial risk factors such as stigma, discrmination, and trauma (Glynn & van den Berg, 2017). … Continue reading

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Depersonalization and sensitivity to fluorescent lighting: Have other trans people experienced this?

As a teenager, I was often profoundly uncomfortable with the fluorescent lights used in schools, businesses, and other settings. From age 13 onward, it was impossible for me not to notice the unnerving light and color they cast onto everything, … Continue reading

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Gender Analysis in Slate: An interview on trans depersonalization and “rapid onset gender dysphoria”

Previously: “Rapid onset gender dysphoria” study misunderstands trans depersonalization, ends up blaming Zinnia Jones My letter to the Brown Daily Herald on “rapid onset gender dysphoria”, and Lisa Littman’s response I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by Evan … Continue reading

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