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12 October 2021
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 [...]
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6 June 2021
California, Washington... soon to be male prisoners in women's jails across the US
A new Californian law allows males who self-identify as women to serve their sentences in women's prisons. Without hormones or surgery. Ditto in Washington - and so in Canada and wherever self-id is in force. If the US Congress passes the Equality Act, this will happen all over the US.
If something is written in the Wall Street Journal, perhaps it is easier to believe. Well, the prestigious newspaper dedicates an article to the absurd situation in Californian prisons: male prisoners, with their male bodies intact, who call themselves women and ask to be transferred to women's prisons on the basis of Bill 132, in force since 1 January. A situation which, if the US Senate approves the Equality Act enacted by President Joe Biden, could soon affect women's prisons all over [...].
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4 January 2021
Irreparable harm: the new violence against girls and young women
Abigail Shrier is a freelance journalist who has recently written mainly for the Wall Street Journal. The idea for her book Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters (Regnery Publishing, among the best books of the year according to The Times and The Sunday Times), an essay analysing the more than 3,000 per cent increase in gender dysphoria among teenage girls, came to her after she wrote an article about new legislation in several US states that requires the [...]
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