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Why is getting them appropriate help in a hospital absurd and disgusting? transgender people have a very high suicide rate even after transforming.
Nice deflection but It wasn't a comparison to a killer it was a comparison to an individual that feels and associates as a werewolf and likely suffers from a mental disorder called . lycanthropy
originally posted by: C0bzz
This is a thought experiment and I am genuinely interested in that answer for the members of ATS.
This person has a vagina. Which bathroom should they use?
The causes of driving a transgender person to suicide can vary.
what you are effectively proposing is placing transgender people in mental hospital until they die, which itself is a death sentence.
Needless to say, I don't want my friend to kill herself or be locked up in mental hospital until she dies of old age or kills herself.
What you are proposing will literally kill people and yet you are comparing transgender people with someone who is a killer.
A 2009 report co-authored by the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and the National Center for Transgender Equality found that 97% of transgender people had been mistreated at work in some way, including being denied access to an appropriate bathroom or being removed from contact with clients.
originally posted by: CADpro
Maybe it's best for trans make sure to get out all their poops & pees before leaving the house.
It varies for every case and not only transgenders, but transgenders are effected as group higher than normal when it comes to suicide.
However, someone who is suffering dealing with transgenderism should definitely be getting the appropriate resources and assistance they need. Do you not agree?
Again I'm proposing no such thing, Actually I haven't even proposed anything. I actually don't claim to have the right answer for it all.
In my world I don't care what you associate as long as you do no harm to others, whether you feel like you are Women in a mans body or a Man in a warewolfs body.
Hence why I brought up the comparison of someone that feels like a werewolf and a Male that feels like a women. So why is one a mental disorder and the other one not?
The American Psychiatric Association permits a diagnosis of gender dysphoria if the criteria in the DSM-5 are met. The DSM-5 states that at least two of the following criteria for gender dysphoria must be experienced for at least six months' duration in adolescents or adults for diagnosis:
- A strong desire to be of a gender other than one's assigned gender
- A strong desire to be treated as a gender other than one's assigned gender
- A significant incongruence between one's experienced or expressed gender and one's sexual characteristics
- A strong desire for the sexual characteristics of a gender other than one's assigned gender
- A strong desire to be rid of one's sexual characteristics due to incongruence with one's experienced or expressed gender
- A strong conviction that one has the typical reactions and feelings of a gender other than one's assigned gender
In addition, the condition must be associated with clinically significant distress or impairment.