Jamie Reed: 'There are more than 100 pediatric gender clinics across the U.S. I worked at one. What’s happening to children is morally and medically appalling.' We must save these trans children NOW!

by Paul Alexander

Bicalutamide is a medication used to treat metastatic prostate cancer & one of its side effects is that it feminizes bodies of men who take it; used as a puberty blocker & feminizing agent for boys

The Free Press
I Thought I Was Saving Trans Kids. Now I’m Blowing the Whistle.
I am a 42-year-old St. Louis native, a queer woman, and politically to the left of Bernie Sanders. My worldview has deeply shaped my career. I have spent my professional life providing counseling to vulnerable populations: children in foster care, sexual minorities, the poor…
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But sometimes the parents’ understanding of what they had agreed to do to their children came forcefully: 

One of the saddest cases of detransition I witnessed was a teenage girl, who, like so many of our patients, came from an unstable family, was in an uncertain living situation, and had a history of drug use. The overwhelming majority of our patients are white, but this girl was black. She was put on hormones at the center when she was around 16. When she was 18, she went in for a double mastectomy, what’s known as “top surgery.” 

Three months later she called the surgeon’s office to say she was going back to her birth name and that her pronouns were “she” and “her.” Heartbreakingly, she told the nurse, “I want my breasts back.” The surgeon’s office contacted our office because they didn’t know what to say to this girl.