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Puberty Blockers

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Study: Mental-Health Degeneration in 34 Percent of Children after Puberty Blocking

When ideologues and the media insist that puberty blocking is the only appropriate care for children with gender dysphoria, don’t believe it. The studies have been few and far between, and there are many potential physical-health harms to children — such as infertility and poor bone development. Read More ›
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Tennessee Law Banning Most ‘Gender Affirming Care’ Reinstated

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has reinstated Tennessee’s law banning (in most circumstances) puberty blockers and surgeries for children with gender dysphoria. It had been enjoined as to puberty blockers by a trial judge, who ruled the law was unconstitutional on its face. Read More ›
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A transgender flag being waved at LGBT gay pride march

Bioethicist Proposes ‘Right’ to Gender-Affirming Care

It is important to keep an eye on mainstream bioethics journals, because seemingly ludicrous ideas that begin in the ivory tower often become public policy. Read More ›
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Biden Administration’s Policies Push Puberty Blocking, Transition Surgeries for Transgender Children

In acts of naked cultural imperialism, the Biden administration has launched propaganda, regulatory, and, soon, litigation campaigns aimed at requiring that children have unfettered access to gender transition interventions. Read More ›
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HHS: Castrations/Mastectomies Okay for Transgender Minors

President Biden’s HHS has gone all-in on radical transgender ideology, encouraging early body-changing medical interventions as “gender-affirming” care. Read More ›
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At Last! Establishment Pushback Against Puberty Blocking

Opponents of puberty blocking can no longer be denigrated as supposed religious fanatics or transphobic haters. Hopefully, the ultimate beneficiaries of this sea change will be the children whose bodies will not now become fodder in the well-meaning but ultimately destructive name of “gender affirmation.” Read More ›
Caitlyn Jenner

Jenner: Puberty Blocking ‘Proper Medical Treatment’

Children with gender dysphoria need to be protected from suffering the potentially permanent life-shattering consequences of “early” transitioning — vividly illustrated in a recent 60 Minutes report. By backing off a principled position to appease woke critics, Jenner made matters more fraught for these troubled youngsters. Read More ›
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No NEJM: Blocking Puberty in Gender-Dysphoric Children Is Not Settled Science

Certain issues have been deemed by our betters among the elite as undebatable. One is climate change. But the fervor over that issue pales next to the attempt to prevent open debate about the propriety and safety of blocking the puberties of children diagnosed with gender dysphoria. Read More ›
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A transgender flag being waved at LGBT gay pride march

‘Very Low’ Evidence for Blocking Puberty of Gender-Dysphoric Children

I am no fan of the United Kingdom’s health advisory board, known as NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence). But there is one thing about which you can rest assured. It ain’t a religious fundamentalist organization. Read More ›