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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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What parents don’t know: Trans youth study reveals fatal flaw at the heart of “rapid-onset gender dysphoria” (ROGD) pseudo-diagnosis (3 of 3)

Part 1 — Part 2 — Part 3 If ROGD is fundamentally unsound, what about its related claims? Littman has not sufficiently demonstrated that a syndrome characterized by a “rapid onset” of false gender dysphoria exists as a new entity … Continue reading

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What parents don’t know: Trans youth study reveals fatal flaw at the heart of “rapid-onset gender dysphoria” (ROGD) pseudo-diagnosis (2 of 3)

Part 1 — Part 2 — Part 3 A recent study fills in ROGD’s missing pieces, joining trans youth and parent reports of gender milestones Sorbara et al. (2021) surveyed trans youth receiving care at a youth gender clinic as … Continue reading

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What parents don’t know: Trans youth study reveals fatal flaw at the heart of “rapid-onset gender dysphoria” (ROGD) pseudo-diagnosis (1 of 3)

Part 1 — Part 2 — Part 3 Origin and scope of the “rapid onset gender dysphoria” (ROGD) pseudo-diagnosis of trans youth Rapid-onset gender dysphoria (ROGD) is an alleged new social phenomenon of inauthentic gender dysphoria suddenly appearing among cisgender … Continue reading

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Lesbocalypse Now: Elliot Page took nothing from you

“Where have all the lesbians gone?” This is the assertion recently made by a spate of anti-trans commentators in the wake of Elliot Page’s coming out as a nonbinary trans man: that the number of cisgender lesbians is diminishing, being … Continue reading

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