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Offline Paige

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The pernicious junk science stalking trans kids
« on: December 27, 2017, 12:37:15 pm »

The pernicious junk science stalking trans kids

The "desistance" myth doesn't explain why transgender children are thriving.

“I would be dead, to be totally honest.”

That’s how 12-year-old Conner McLaren responded to a ThinkProgress question about what her life would be like if she’d had parents who forced her to be raised as a boy. Conner socially transitioned to living as a girl at age 4.....

Think Progress/by Zack Ford   12/05/2017
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Re: The pernicious junk science stalking trans kids
« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2017, 01:07:02 pm »
Unfortunately, junk science is ascendant in a number of different sciences today and at least in the USA at least half the population will adhere to any junk science or other bizarre belief that supports their particular political or religious ideology.  So this problem with trans junk science isn’t going away anytime soon.

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