Here's a call I got from a mom just yesterday:

At 12, daughter decides with her friends that she's trans. Mom not on board. Daughter had always been very girly - more girly than the non-feminine mom was comfortable with.

At 14, daughter pushes for hormones & surgery.
/1
Daughter discovers that if she "opens up" to her pro-transition step-mom & therapist that mom is a "transphobe," that she's not "safe" with mom as a trans teen, she
gets everyone's attention.

/2
At 14, frustrated with mom, daughter tells step-mom that living with mom puts her at risk of suicide. Social workers and therapists leap in to 'help.' Step-mom only too happy to let her get hormones and surgeries. Mom now at risk of losing custody.

/3
I hear stories like this many times a week.

Our culture has turned its back on the American family. Social workers, internet influencers, school therapists, psychologists and doctors all "affirm" troubled teen girls and threaten all parents who aren't on board.

/4
This is a story no mainstream newspaper wants to hear -- certainly not enough to run a review of my book. They're afraid of the woke mobs in their own ranks -- like the one threatening Joe Rogan right now.

/5
There's an epidemic of troubled teen girls suddenly deciding they're trans with friends, begging for hormones and surgeries and getting them. Read my book. Or don't ready my book. The phenomenon is real. All the efforts to silence me won't help these girls.

/6
We have a choice to make: It's between the woke mobs and their tremulous feelings or the mental health and welfare of teen girls. It's past time we stopped bowing to the mobs. It's time to stand up for our girls.

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Of course, nearly *every book* worth reading could be characterized as 'inappropriate' or 'offensive' to someone. /2
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Here's my own experience. /1
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