The Two World-Views of Puberty Blockers.
A Judicial Review is being brought in England by ex-patient Kiera Bell against the NHS Tavistock Gender clinic. At dispute is whether or not children can consent to the life-changing effects of taking puberty blockers as result of believing they are ‘transgender’. On either side of this case are two very different world-views. 1) The first sees being trans as some sort of deeply intrinsic human state where our True Gender and Self is somehow at odds with our material body. Our ‘gender’ is fixed and real, whereas our sex is arbitrary. 2) The second sees being trans as adopting [read more...]