Gender dysphoria and transsexuality

While it’s obviously true that many humans struggle with being in a body they are not comfortable with, there are also risks in starting [irreversible] treatment on people who are not yet capable of fully-informed decisions, such as when using puberty-delaying hormone treatment on children. This week, your hosts go there.

Musical interludes, and the intro and outro music, are edits of Soixante-8 by Obsibilo (under Creative Commons license 3.0).

Links:

Gender-affirming psychological support in South Africa.

Sweden’s rising gender dysphoria diagnoses.

Measure to prevent transgender kids from receiving treatment fails in South Dakota.

Children are not miniature adults – on the complications of early treatment, and informed consent in the case of children and teens.