Something I’ve been afraid to say publicly: I used to be a clinician in trans medicine. I did hormone readiness assessments for youth until I read through the research & discovered the truth for myself. Queer Theory has taken over gender medicine.../
... I voiced my concerns about current practice on a trans community of practice listserv & was blacklisted & smeared. Youth and families aren’t being well supported by the informed consent model. There’s no safety net and we’re lying to them about what gender dysphoria is.../
I had some girls in my practice leave my office excited to go back to being girls. It hadn’t occurred to them that there R different kinds of girls. I didn’t do “conversion therapy”. I provided honest education & loving support for who they R. It was their free choice.
I honestly think I would have changed my mind about transitioning too if someone had been honest, if I’d really understood the full implications, and I was affirmed and supported as a butch dyke. That’s the truth. Those who silence me can piss off.
The activists who are pushing for the informed consent model are being selfish at the expense of vulnerable kids, mostly girls.
Unfortunately, it needs to be added that, no, I wasn’t practicing with zero education or knowledge prior to the year I spent digging into the research. There was nothing unusual at all about my practice. I was well within the WPATH standards.../
I loved working w/ the youth. The problem was, something wasn’t adding up w/ my experience & all the trans people I’ve encountered. I have the kind of mind that if something isn’t fitting together, it nags at me. So I went looking for why it wasn’t adding up...
I spent a year digging for answers. I’m still digging. I’m a horrible person to lie to. I love the truth, even when it hurts like hell. Let’s stop being mean and just fix this.

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