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Today, we’re spotlighting #gender doctors who aren’t afraid to tell the truth.

First up: Dr Ilana Sherer of @UCSF @PedsOnCall. Ilana has said that her clinic has mental health care professionals “rubber-stamp” children’s diagnoses. Src: (1/11)
@UCSF @PedsOnCall Does Dr @dianeehrensaft1 of @UCSF, who has no right to use the word d*ke, expect us to celebrate the disappearance of #butch #lesbians? Butches were the backbone of our community until drs started medicalizing them away. Src: (2/11)
@UCSF @PedsOnCall @dianeehrensaft1 According to Dr Kellyn Lakhardt, Kaiser-Permanente @aboutKP in Oakland, CA has performed a cosmetic mastectomy on a 12-year-old and cosmetic genital removal on 16-year-olds. This IS happening to minors in the US. #healthcare Src: (3/11)
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THREAD: #ConversionTherapy is still around, but in the 21st century, it’s being rebranded as progressive. Today, Lesbians United is delving into the rampant medical abuse of #lesbian and #gay youth in the US. (1/10)
The science is clear: girls who are attracted to other girls are being targeted for medicalization. This is #ConversionTherapy, plain and simple. Src: #lesbianrights #SaveTheTomboys (2/10)
How are young lesbians being targeted? Through a DSM-V entry that treats non-conformity to stereotypes as a symptom of mental illness. Young #lesbians often fit this description. #SaveTheTomboys (3/10)
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There is so much wrong with this article, it's hard to know where to begin. Lesbians are not extinct, nor are lesbians close to extinction. The L Word has never really been as popular as "gay" & this has long been the case, it's not a new thing....…
Then in the context of Queer activism, DIY activism & the burgeoning internet culture in the 90's younger adults did not seem to like to be labelled, or boxed into labels. It is still popular for younger adults to describe themselves as fluid, in terms of sexuality, gender...
Earlier, 70s/80s there had been an attack on #butch lesbians in the LGBT community, not from trans women, but from lesbian feminists & lesbian feminist theory, which branded butch #lesbians sadomasochists copying het roles & eroticising sexism & the oppression of femme lesbians..
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El otro día en el trabajo, una conocida #heterosexual estaba hablando de su sobrino #gay, probablemente para impresionarme por lo liberal que es. "Su padre y su abuelo lo están pasando muy mal. Pero su mamá les dijo:¿Qué les pasa a ustedes dos? ¿No sabes que una persona no elige
ese tipo de cosas? Así es como es, y no lo quiero menos ". Ella me sonrió, orgullosa de haber obtenido la línea oficial de #homosexuales / #lesbianas / #bi / #trans de la forma correcta.
¿Alguien más está realmente cansado de estas conversaciones? Podría escribir un guión, son tan predecibles ...

#Feministaradical: “Bueno, no creo que sea innata. Creo que la preferencia sexual puede ser elegida y no elegida. En realidad,
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