New support forum for parents of gender-dysphoric kids & young adults

4thWaveNow writes: A message from forum members Niniane, Kellogmom, Gender Critical Dad, Marge Bouvier Simpson, Mary, & Cat There is a new forum for parents of gender dysphoric kids, teens, and young adults. We’re here to provide peer support for parents who would like a thoughtful and cautious approach to intervention for their gender-dysphoric daughter or son. https://gendercriticalresources.com/Support/… Continue reading New support forum for parents of gender-dysphoric kids & young adults

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The eugenics craze: All the BEST people…

At the excellent blog 4thWaveNow, worriedmom writes: As 2017 rolls along, the pro-pediatric and teen transition movements only appear to be growing stronger. In the United States, we now have some 50+ transition clinics, up from one such clinic in 2007. School curricula are revised daily to educate our youngest students about their fluid gender… Continue reading The eugenics craze: All the BEST people…

No menses, no mustache: Gender doctor touts nonbinary hormones & surgery for self-sacrificing youth

Via 4thWaveNow: This is another in a series of posts examining statements made by top gender specialists at the inaugural USPATH conference in Los Angeles in February 2017. (See here and here for more.) _________________________________________________________ Not so long ago, unremitting distress about one’s gender was the one and only reason for medical transition. Those days are… Continue reading No menses, no mustache: Gender doctor touts nonbinary hormones & surgery for self-sacrificing youth

Living in Tranztopia

Today I went to the drugstore to pick up supplies to deal with a birthing-related condition that still plagues me 40 years later. Ah, the joys of owning a female body. I came to the counter with my inflatable donut, stool softener, benzocaine and cortisone cream and noticed the cashier behind the counter. This was… Continue reading Living in Tranztopia

Beware hoax story “Indians pay surgeons to turn girls into boys”

Admin comment: Transgenderism is increasingly present around the world. And make no mistake; only in cases of autogynephilia is it free of coercion. However, this story appears to be a hoax, despite still circulating. Most dangerously, this hoax encourages us to focus on transgenderism as having complicity in India's low female population, and to downplay the… Continue reading Beware hoax story “Indians pay surgeons to turn girls into boys”

You Can’t Feel Like a Girl: An Essay by Jamie Shupe

Jaime Shupe made history when they become the first legally non-binary person in the United States. In this post, Jamie shares their story of creating an extensive web-based archive of media stories on trans issues. The research Jamie conducted for this archive contributed to them desisting from identifying as a transwoman and coming to feel… Continue reading You Can’t Feel Like a Girl: An Essay by Jamie Shupe

Example 1 gazillion of why rightwingers are not gender abolitionists’ friends

There's a nasty rightwing site - donotlinked here - that opposes 'Safe Schools', an Australian school program aimed at stamping out bullying in schools. [Edit because of people who apparently stopped reading there: we are not saying we endorse all aspects of the program. Keep reading.] This site, UnSafeSchools.org, appears to be operating out of… Continue reading Example 1 gazillion of why rightwingers are not gender abolitionists’ friends