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Children expressing gender dysphoria should be given psychological/psychiatric treatment, with full attention to other mental/emotional issues, such as a history of abuse or abandonment, etc.
No puberty blockers
originally posted by: theatreboy
So, an alcoholic is born that way. Trans people are born that. One we accept, and one we condemn....where is the difference?
originally posted by: IkNOwSTuff
My hard line is when I’m expected to believe their fantasies.
You wanna chuck on a dress and some lipstick, fine.
I’ll call you a woman as a courtesy but when it stops being a courtesy and becomes a requirement I’m out.
It’s not even that I have anything against trannies (I feel sorry for them, I really do)...
I have an issue with distorting facts and also the potential the whole situation has to be taken advantage of by perverts
But she said: "The service has really long assessments over periods of time, with the specific aim of allowing young people to think about what is right for them. "We've been under pressure for years from people that think we should go faster and now a more critical voice has emerged."
originally posted by: paraphi
My red lines are in sport e.g. ex-men winning against women.
I also have a red line over the erosion of gender, thus impacting women's rights.
To qualify. If trans dilutes gender, then what happens to gender equality e.g. employment pay equity etc.
The prevalence of suicide attempts among respondents
to the National Transgender Discrimination Survey
(NTDS), conducted by the National Gay and Lesbian
Task Force and National Center for Transgender Equality,
is 41 percent, which vastly exceeds the 4.6 percent of
the overall U.S. population who report a lifetime suicide
attempt, and is also higher than the 10-20 percent
of lesbian, gay and bisexual adults who report ever
How big of problem is transgender anything.