Category Archives: Trans youth

Florida Department of Health Guidance Against Transgender Youth Healthcare Contains False Statements and Misrepresentations and Should Not Be Used by Anyone (part 1)

FLDOH guidance against social transition, puberty blockers, or HRT for minors is not supported by cited documents from CMS, Sweden, Finland, England, or France On April 20, 2022, the Florida Department of Health published three nonbinding documents containing sweeping and … Continue reading

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Abigail Shrier and surgeon Marci Bowers falsely claimed trans girls on puberty blockers lack sexual response after vaginoplasty

Previously: Use of puberty blockers in transgender girls, effects on genital tissue development, and vaginoplasty options (December 2018) Anatomy of disinformation: Blaire White lies about puberty blockers and vaginoplasty (June 2017) Last October, anti-trans activist Abigail Shrier was platformed on … Continue reading

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Just out: Study of trans adolescents confirms puberty blockers and HRT are associated with improved mental health

Previously: Four recent studies confirm benefits of medical transition for trans adolescents (May 2020) The use of puberty blockers and cross-sex hormone therapy for trans adolescents is not a new or recent development, and this protocol has been in use … Continue reading

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Contra social contagion: Why online community among trans people saves our lives and terrifies our enemies

“Trans vlogs made me feel like I wasn’t a problem.” “It just makes me feel that it’s okay to be this way.” The “rapid onset gender dysphoria” hoax proposes that large numbers of apparently trans adolescents are actually misguided cis … Continue reading

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The fall, and fall, and fall of “rapid-onset gender dysphoria”: New study does not find evidence of a distinct “ROGD” population of gender-diverse youth

Previously: Trans youth study reveals fatal flaw at the heart of “rapid-onset gender dysphoria” pseudo-diagnosis (April 2021) Contra “ROGD”: A recent cohort of youth evaluated at Amsterdam’s gender clinic does not have less intense gender dysphoria or greater psychological issues … Continue reading

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