American College of Pediatricians doubles down on common sense

All the way back in August 2016, the American College of Pediatricians took a brave stand and proclaimed that gender ideology harms children.  They updated their post in January of this year, and it must not go unnoticed. They write (emphasis added): The bottom line is this:  Our opponents advocate a new scientifically baseless standard of care for children with a psychological condition (GD) that would otherwise resolve after puberty for the vast majority of patients concerned.  Specifically, they advise:  affirmation of children’s thoughts which are contrary to physical reality; the chemical castration of these children prior to puberty with GnRH agonists (puberty blockers which cause infertility, stunted growth, low bone density, and an unknown impact upon their brain development), and, finally, the permanent sterilization of these children prior to age 18 via cross-sex hormones. There is an obvious self-fulfilling nature to encouraging...(Read Full Post)