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I am not comfortable commenting on the district’s handling of the issue up to this point. As for the community’s response to the controversy, she expressed admiration in an interview Wednesday afternoon. “I think it’s incredibly inspiring when you have community members who will come together and support students and keep students at the center of the work,” said Seidl, a school psychologist in the Madison School District. Seidl expects the board will address the issue from a policy standpoint at Monday’s regularly scheduled meeting. She declined to speculate on the nature of any policy proposals, saying the agenda has not been set.
“If a pre-puberty child changes his or her mind, there is no harm done,” Oriel said. “If it truly is a phase — and again, most are not — it’s completely reversible at that age. At some level, we have to trust each other as parents that we’re trying to do the best for our kids and be respectful of that.”
originally posted by: Poppcocked
This is absolutely disgusting, that kids parents need to be sent to prison and the child put into protective custody.
This world has finally gone to complete and utter #..
originally posted by: SlowNail
Pretty much sums up the whole issue for me. There should be no such term.
originally posted by: hutch622
Not what i said , i said get back to me . But nice try .
They don’t want you to know: regret 20 percent, attempted suicides 41 percent, mental illness 60-90 percent among transgendered population.
The unhappiness continues. Last month, Jenner used the occasion of accepting the ESPY award for courage to tell the world that 41 percent of transgenders attempt suicide. We can debate all day long the various reasons why trans-people have regret and attempt suicide because the reasons are many and diverse. But no debate is needed in the face of the evidence that, for some, changing genders causes unhappiness and ends in suicide.
Come on, Carol, it’s time to stop perpetuating the misinformation that transgender regret is rare.
Bruce Jenner and Diane Sawyer could benefit from a history lesson. I know, because I suffered through “sex change” surgery and lived as a woman for eight years. The surgery fixed nothing—it only masked and exacerbated deeper psychological problems.
originally posted by: Tiamat384
Ok well, I'm just going to go on record and say I do not believe in the idea of transgenders and believe the West has become too liberal in certain aspects, but how could this young girl understand such a thing? She is but a child.
originally posted by: WhiteHat
There is only one thing coming to my mind:
The transition doesn't really solve the problem.
Making such an irreversible decision for a 6 y/o is criminal in my opinion. As it's more and more obvious that transition doesn't really "improve" these people's life we should stop pushing this dangerous and insane trend on small children.