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Dr. Stephen Levine and the Plot to Police America’s Gender (part 2)

< Previously: Dr. Stephen Levine and the Plot to Police America’s Gender, part 1. How Steensma et al. can’t support Levine’s claim that social transition causes persistence. Persistent gender dysphoria into adolescence is not rare, including in Steensma et al. … Continue reading

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Dr. Stephen Levine and the Plot to Police America’s Gender (part 1)

In case after case, an anti-trans expert witness promotes the same baseless theory: permitting social transition for trans youth will prevent them from later adopting a cisgender identity. But his own sources reveal how implausible that is. Psychiatrist Dr. Stephen … Continue reading

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Florida Department of Health Guidance Against Transgender Youth Healthcare Contains False Statements and Misrepresentations and Should Not Be Used by Anyone (part 4)

FLDOH’s anti-trans guidance cites several sources which actually support access to gender-affirming care Previously: The FLDOH guide to parenting: Ignore a child’s issues, and just hope it all goes away The Florida Department of Health’s 2022 anti-trans guidance declares: One … Continue reading

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Florida Department of Health Guidance Against Transgender Youth Healthcare Contains False Statements and Misrepresentations and Should Not Be Used by Anyone (part 3)

The FLDOH guide to parenting: Ignore a child’s issues, and just hope it all goes away Previously: FLDOH anti-trans guidance attacks “low-quality evidence” for gender-affirming care, citing low-quality evidence for conversion therapy The Florida Department of Health states in their … Continue reading

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Florida Department of Health Guidance Against Transgender Youth Healthcare Contains False Statements and Misrepresentations and Should Not Be Used by Anyone (part 2)

FLDOH anti-trans guidance attacks “low-quality evidence” for gender-affirming care, citing low-quality evidence for conversion therapy Previously: FLDOH guidance against social transition, puberty blockers, or HRT for minors is not supported by cited documents from CMS, Sweden, Finland, England, or France … Continue reading

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