The American Academy of Pediatrician’s official policy relies on faith, not science, to prescribe hormones and surgery for so-called transgender children.
Just yesterday, two articles hit the press reflecting the inroads so-called transgenderism is making in America. The first story reported that, in response to a single complaint, Always, which makes products for menstruation, removed the female symbol (♀) from it’s packing because it offended menstruating women who think they’re men. The second story revealed that a Texas jury (!) ruled against a man who was trying to prevent his crazy ex-wife from turning their son into a girl. Significantly, when the boy was with his father, he was perfectly happy being a boy.
Irked by these stories, I set about updating information I assembled for some posts I did in March 2017. Back then, after a very disturbing insight into the way in which the leftist media world was pushing transgenderism, I examined the data on which the American Academy of Pediatrics — the most revered pediatric medical association in America, with 64,000 members — was then addressing transgenderism. What I discovered by following through on the linked articles at the AAP’s website is that there was no science behind its madcap rush into diagnosing and treating children with so-called transgenderism. Instead, the site endlessly referred to consensus, not science. Because transgenderism is now a hotter issue than ever, I thought I’d revisit what the AAP has to say about transgenderism today.
II. My bias and beliefs on this subject
So that you know my bias upfront, I don’t believe in so-called transgenderism. Here’s what I do believe: [Read more…]