Lesbians United, lesbian organisation in the USA, launched a public information campaign entitled "Understanding Children's Transition". through social media and the organisation's website.
The social media posts of Lesbians United are accompanied by colourful graphics, with targeted slogans such as
"Gender dysphoria is a scam". e "Join the movement against medical negligence".. Their targets include pharmaceutical companies, gender clinics and the American Psychiatric Association.
"Lesbians are being pushed into 'transition'."reads on the organisation's website "i.e. to undergo unnecessary medical procedures to look like men. These procedures are painful, irreversible and incredibly dangerous. They can make people ill and cause death.
"The idea is to get as much information as possible," said the organisation's founder and national organiser, T., who cannot use her full name for fear that both she and her partner might lose their livelihoods.
Transgenderism is an existential threat to young lesbians. The diagnostic criteria for 'gender dysphoria' specifically target young lesbians for medicalisation. The DSM-V, used to diagnose mental illnesses, lists 'resistance to wearing typical female clothing' among the symptoms of 'gender dysphoria' in girls. Other alleged symptoms include 'rejection of typical female toys' and 'preference for typical male clothing'.
"È young lesbians are very likely to be male"said C., web developer for Lesbians United. "When the medical establishment targets males, it targets lesbians."
And lesbians targeted by medical trials are at greater risk of disease and premature death.
According to Lesbians United, scientific evidence shows that GnRH agonists (the class of drugs now sold as "puberty blockers") increase the risk of early osteoporosis, heart or kidney failure, chronic pain, depression and lowered IQ. Artificial testosterone, the next step in the process of transforming a healthy girl into a fake boy, can lead to type 2 diabetes, chronic infections and mental health problems and put girls and women at greater risk of heart attacks. The resulting conditions can be life-threatening and incredibly costly to manage.
"Let's hope this is a start of dialogue" said T.. "Gay women and men who are critical of transgenderism are silenced and ignored in the US. Lesbians United is working to reverse the trend.
"The most important thing you can do is to spread the word. Share our posts on social media, recommend our website and be prepared to have difficult conversations with friends and family. Now more than ever, lesbians and our allies must stand up for the truth."
For more information on Lesbians UnitedClick here
Translated article and summary from Laura De Barbieri