US: trans doctors against child transition
Hormones and surgery for dysphoric minors were also put on hold by Erica Anderson and Marci Bowers. Both trans women - Bowers is the surgeon who operated on the famous Jazz Jennings, in the photo, who now suffers from eating disorders, depression and serious post-surgery problems - express strong doubts. The boom in lawsuits also prompts caution from WPATH, the Association for Transgender Health. But the New York Times does not give space to these rumours.
Abigail Shrier's interview with two experts in the treatment of gender dysphoria, who are themselves transgender, and who have questioned the standard procedures currently used on girls and boys, has been making the rounds. They are Marci Bowers, a surgeon specialising in vaginoplasty and penis inversion, and Erica Anderson, a clinical psychologist at the University of California, San Francisco's 'Gender Clinic for Children and Adolescents'. Both were born men and did [...]