It’s one thing for an adult who is reasonably capable of exercising informed consent to seek psychiatric, pharmaceutical, and even surgical “treatment” for gender dysphoria. The increasingly common practice of subjecting even the youngest children to these risky, under-researched therapies is another thing entirely.
Although the medical community’s various acronymed medical groups earn their progressive brownie points by endorsing “transition” therapy measures for children, a number of doctors have not forgotten their Hippocratic oath and are boldly speaking the truth.
In a statement released on Tuesday, the Pediatric Endocrine Society cautioned the public against using language that doesn’t affirm “transgender youth and their families” who seek treatment to make their body match their preferred gender.
The Christian Post reports:
The statement goes on to assert that adolescents “with maturity to understand the consequences of this treatment, can initiate hormone therapy,” and claims that puberty blockers are supported by medical evidence to improve the well-being of persons who self-identify as transgender. Chemical puberty suppression is described as a “reversible treatment that decreases the distress of having the wrong puberty.”
Such claims are patently false, said Michael Laidlaw, an endocrinologist based in Rocklin, California, in a Wednesday interview with The Christian Post. “What these medical societies have created is an institutionalized childhood pathway toward sterility.”
“These radical trans activists were involved in writing the Endocrine Society guidelines in 2009 and 2017. These are low to no quality evidence guidelines, and anyone can read for themselves the poor evidence they have for these treatments for children and adolescents. There is no long-term evidence for benefits for these treatments. These drugs are not FDA approved for this condition. They have created a pathway toward sterility,” Laidlaw stressed.
The statistics, Laidlaw added, are not on the side of the Endocrine Society, who would apparently like to “love” and “affirm” these children right into an early grave:
Laidlaw recounted a Dutch study of 70 children who were on puberty-blocking drugs, every one of which continued on to cross-sex hormones. Most of them went even further and underwent masculinizing or feminizing surgical procedures.
“All of those who started on blockers and went to cross sex hormones are infertile. Those who had gonads removed are sterilized,” he said.
One postoperative patient, a trans-identified female, died as result of a flesh-eating bacteria, a disease called necrotizing fasciitis, following a vaginoplasty.
“The puberty blockers are a drug induced model of not only blocking essential aspects of development, but also solidifying the belief that they must take wrong sex hormones to escape from their situation. These wrong sex hormones are very dangerous and have blood clot, cardiovascular, and cancer risks.”
Thus, young children who experience all of this have been brainwashed since youth, have been drugged and psychologically damaged by puberty blockers, and then made even more confused, depressed and even psychotic by cross sex hormones, he continued. Many ultimately go on to seek relief by having breasts and testicles and penises and ovaries surgically removed.
“This is the pathway to sterilization that these radicals have been after. They have succeeded in convincing the greedy dupes at the highest levels of our medical societies to go along with it. And now they are hiding the truth from the American people and dressing it up as science. But it is one of the most insidious child sterilization programs ever devised,” Laidlaw declared.
Dr. William Malone, an endocrinologist in Twin Falls, Idaho, concurred, saying that the Endocrine Society’s statement was rooted in neither science nor common sense.
“No child is born in the wrong body, but for a variety of reasons some children and adolescents become convinced that they were,” Malone told the Christian Post.
“Until very recently, these children and adolescents were supported and cared for with counseling,” he continued. “With counseling, or even watchful waiting, an average of 85% of these children would have resolution of their distress by early adulthood. There are currently 10 studies in the medical literature demonstrating this.”
But in recent years, Maloe said, mainstream medicine has shifted from exploratory support to “gender-affirming care,” and with dangerous consequences.
“The most notable risk is that of infertility, especially if puberty is blocked in early stages. Women who take male dosages of testosterone are known to have significantly increased risk of heart disease,” he said. “Mastectomies and genital surgeries are for all practical purposes irreversible. The longer term, higher quality studies show shockingly high rates of successful suicide for those who have undergone masculinizing or feminizing hormonal and surgical interventions. The exact cause of this is unknown.”
“As a consequence of this bad decision, we are beginning to see many young adults begin attempts to reverse the damage that has been done by hormonal and surgical treatments,” he stated. “As a result, investigations into gender clinic practices have begun in the U.K., and are being considered in Australia and Sweden. Highly respected doctors from these countries are stating that we are in the midst of a medical scandal of unparalleled significance.”
Saints, if we don’t stand up to the transgenderism movement, I fear these children will become this generation’s Thalidomide victims—children whose lives will be forever changed for the worse because of the medical community failing to uphold its oath to do no harm.
We must put an end to this insanity. Lives depend on it.
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