Don’t treat all cases of gender dysphoria the same way

[The Globe and Mail] Debra Soh holds a PhD in sexual neuroscience from York University and writes about the science and politics of sex

In a list of today’s top-10 contentious issues, the subject of transgender children easily covets the No. 1 spot. Parents, teachers, and medical professionals have been told that “affirming” a child who identifies as the opposite sex is the only acceptable approach. Anything short of that is transphobic and will lead a child to suicide.

But it’s not as simple as what we’ve been led to believe. There are a number of reasons why children may want to transition and, in many cases, they don’t have anything to do with feelings of being “born in the wrong body.”

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