Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Interesting article on transgender research

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Puberty Suppression for Transgender Adolescents Works

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A child assigned male at birth began confounding parents, family and neighbors at age 3 by repeatedly declaring and insisting, "I am a girl." After lengthy consultation with gender specialists, the child was eventually diagnosed with what once was called "gender-identity disorder of children" but is known in today's psychiatric manual, DSM-5, as "gender dysphoria in children." Now the child, 12 years old and approaching male puberty, is terrified about the prospect of impending body changes.  Read more
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