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Puberty blocker for children considering sex change
The Telegraph ^ | April 15, 2011 | Richard Alleyne

Posted on 04/15/2011 8:01:57 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

Children as young as 12 are to be allowed drugs to block puberty while they decide whether to have a sex change, it has been revealed.

The monthly injection suspends the onset of adulthood so that young people confused about their gender can be sure of any decision before they take on too many masculine or feminine features.

Supporters say that the "window" prevents a great deal of mental and physical anguish caused by the maturing of sex organs, facial hair growth and changes in the voice.

But critics argue it only prolongs the agony and can prevent people "growing out" of any feelings of confusion.

The treatment can be prescribed for people diagnosed with Gender Identity Disorder (GID) – a rare psychiatric condition where a person is born one sex, but feels they are the other.

One of the main effects of the drugs is to stunt the development of sexual organs so less surgery will be required if someone chooses to permanently change their gender at a later date.

However, bodily and hormonal changes will continue as normal if the medication is stopped.

Until this month, British doctors were prevented from offering youngsters diagnosed with gender issues any medical intervention before the late stages of puberty usually at 16.

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: addadictomy; childabuse; chopadicoffmy; genderidentity; gid; homosexualagenda; lgbt; transexual; transgenda; transgender; ungland

1 posted on 04/15/2011 8:01:58 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Welcome to the end times - while humans use drugs to try and figure out of they’re male or female.


2 posted on 04/15/2011 8:03:41 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
"The monthly injection suspends the onset of adulthood ..."

What's it called, the Michael Jackson Treatment?

3 posted on 04/15/2011 8:04:05 PM PDT by TheClintons-STILLAnti-American
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Child Abuse.


4 posted on 04/15/2011 8:05:55 PM PDT by goodnesswins (Unlike the West, the Islamic world is serious.)
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To: goodnesswins

Agreed, it is a form of child abuse.

I do not understand all this homosexual, bi-sexual, trans-whatever feelings. However, it seems clear to me that all of that is for consenting adults, adults who have some maturity to deal with it all. By definition, children and adolescents simply should not be dealing with any of this. Growing up is a challenge in and of itself, without having eager alternative lifestyle advocates trying to urge children to do something drastic.


5 posted on 04/15/2011 8:09:40 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Free ThinkerNY

So if it is a mental illness, doesn’t the use of hormone injections reinforce the illness much like giving a drunk alcohol, or letting a person with agoraphobia stay in his house?


6 posted on 04/15/2011 8:09:47 PM PDT by LukeL (Barack Obama: Jimmy Carter 2 Electric Boogaloo)
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To: Salvation

Ping.


7 posted on 04/15/2011 8:10:27 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
No unintended consequences of course. The parents are, preliminarily, restricted from using surgical tools to re enforce the destruction of this child's body. It's temporary...
8 posted on 04/15/2011 8:13:11 PM PDT by allmost
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Only true monsters would engage in this type of mutilation. They need to be purged from the planet.


9 posted on 04/15/2011 8:17:24 PM PDT by Caipirabob ( Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Mix that drug into the student meals - perhaps that way we can get their minds off sex long enough to teach them something.

Maybe?

;-)


10 posted on 04/15/2011 8:20:19 PM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is essential to examine principles,)
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To: F15Eagle
Welcome to the end times - while humans use drugs to try and figure out of they’re male or female.

Some are confused about their species. No joke.

11 posted on 04/15/2011 8:22:05 PM PDT by Grizzled Bear ("Does not play well with others.")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Considering the numerous disorders these kids will develop on their way into adulthood, they should just go ahead and give them a lobotomy while they’re at it. Save them the time and trouble later.


12 posted on 04/15/2011 8:36:13 PM PDT by Tex-Con-Man
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Ungland...
13 posted on 04/15/2011 8:42:04 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I saw a preview a month or so ago for a show on Orca’s new channel. It was called something like trans gender children or something like it.

The preview showed what looked like a 10 year old kid. The kid was a boy but he thought he was a girl trapped in a boys body and the worse thing was his parents let him live and dress like a girl. I didn’t see the show so I don’t know if he was receiving hormones. The parents need to go to jail for child abuse. What 10 year old knows anything let alone what gender they think’ they’re supposed to be.

It was very distrurbing.


14 posted on 04/15/2011 8:44:46 PM PDT by Lx (Do you like it, do you like it. Scott? I call it Mr. and Mrs. Tennerman chili.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I am a lesbian trapped in a Man’s body!

All I want is to have sex with women.

Oops, my bad!

The englanders are on their way out of this world. They are soon to be replaced by mohammedans.

God help America to avoid this fate but I am not optimistic given the metrosexuals and dykes in the executive branch and the spineless queenies who call themselves republicans in the People’s house.


15 posted on 04/15/2011 8:54:28 PM PDT by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Seeing that we’ve decided that childhood is not defined by biology, but by being under 18 years of age, perhaps we should block puberty for everyone until they hit 18, or maybe even until they graduate from college. Then people could marry promptly upon becoming sexually mature, rather then being held in a stasis where their hormones urge them to mate, but the only outlet for this desire is fornication.

I’m not really seriously proposing this, just pointing to another absurdity in our society’s sexual mores.


16 posted on 04/15/2011 9:32:41 PM PDT by The_Reader_David (And when they behead your own people in the wars which are to come, then you will know. . .)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

There is a small % of children born and the sex is unknown. Usually they will go by x ray to see what the internal organs are and raise the child according to that with surgery done later. But that is certainly not the norm. If its still not determined they pick the sex they think will be best....weird stuff happens...like the little girl in India with 4 arms and 4 legs that was recently on a documentary...


17 posted on 04/15/2011 9:37:53 PM PDT by goat granny
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To: goat granny

Yes, all public law must be transfigured to accommodate people who have questionable sexuality. It’s more common for children to be born with two heads, but that is a different minority status, which will require double headrests in all automobiles offered for sale to the common public.

It’s for the children, ya know. /s


18 posted on 04/15/2011 9:44:31 PM PDT by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: goat granny

They always said Jamie Lee Curtis was born of unknown gender. It kind of plays out, since she had to adopt to have children, she chooses mannish hairstyles, has a low voice, and just seems mannish. Her boobs are fake too.


19 posted on 04/15/2011 9:51:33 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: Cvengr
Don't know why your offended. I was just putting out there a fact. I am not personally for directing one’s gender in one way or another...its written in our dna. I once saw a 2 headed baby in a freak show that was a normal part of state fairs about 50 years ago...of course it was not alive. But Siamese twins do live a long life I was just stating that some children are born with ambiguous sex organs....don't yap at me about it. I didn't invent it.

I mentioned nothing about making laws or didn't you notice that?

20 posted on 04/15/2011 9:55:59 PM PDT by goat granny
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To: goat granny
I was just stating that some children are born with ambiguous sex organs....don't yap at me about it. I didn't invent it.

Yes, but can't you see that this is a "sexual abnormality"-bashing thread? Stay on topic! And be afraid, very afraid./sarc

21 posted on 04/15/2011 10:47:30 PM PDT by ARepublicanForAllReasons (Borders, laws and language are what define us (USA) as a country. Let's guard them well.)
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To: ARepublicanForAllReasons

Don’t know how to be afraid, never learned unless its some animal that thinks I am lunch...:O)


22 posted on 04/16/2011 12:20:41 AM PDT by goat granny
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To: Free ThinkerNY
But what if the ONSET of puberty and the hormones produced thereof are exactly what the child needs in order to be able to “identify” with their god given gender/sex? Yes there are a very small number that as adults choose or say they are transsexual. Ok, your an adult, leave me alone and dress in women's clothes if that's what floats your boat. But lay off the 12 year olds! It is true there are many boys and girls at 12 that may seem more “boyish” or “girlish” than others, but almost all of them turn out as normal, heterosexual adults. If a 12 year old is having a “gender identity” crisis who put this idea in their head and then tells them they need to delay puberty? What does the kid know? It must be hard enough to be a 12 year old boy or girl that is confused about gender issues, they need counseling not forcibly delayed puberty! That just adds more issues the kid needs to work through!
23 posted on 04/16/2011 12:56:47 AM PDT by MacMattico
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To: F15Eagle
Children trying to decide/change what G_d has already done.

End times indeed!

24 posted on 04/16/2011 1:21:31 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist (It is necessary that a person be born of a father who is a citizen; ~Vattel's Law of Nations)
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To: rawcatslyentist
Yeah when I watch TV, and I'm not being extremely Puritanical, it's just staggering what even regular TV shows. To those who grow up with this stuff, it's "normal" because they have no other frame of reference.
25 posted on 04/16/2011 9:17:01 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Gender identity disorder? Treat it as what it is- a mental illness.


26 posted on 04/16/2011 10:41:58 AM PDT by JimRed (Excising a cancer before it kills us waters the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY; All

Did anyone read that case study the Telegraph is promoting??? Oh well, I can’t say much on this, because my nephew is asking his mom for girl’s stuff. His mom is a single mom and he likes to do guy things with me and his brother (I take them out camping and hiking and guy stuff) but he calls himself a tom boy. I tell him that GOD made him perfect!!


27 posted on 04/16/2011 11:16:40 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (Sorry..tagline will be on soon!!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

It’s not nice to fool Mother Nature!


28 posted on 04/18/2011 2:12:42 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Fear can hold you prisoner.Hope can set you free.(Shawshank Redemption))
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