In Brisbane, Australia, psychiatrist Stephen (deleted), who runs a gender clinic and is responsible for diagnosing gender dysphoria, reports that “many” youth are “trying out being transgender” in order to stand out. In other words, it’s “trendy”
There are other reasons he says – many girls want to be transgender as a result of sexual abuse.
Some are so convinced their life would be better if they were the opposite sex that they do something drastic or permanent. “I’ve seen genital mutilation, some who try to cut off their penis,’’ he said.
Many are coming to his clinic seeking the puberty-blocking-chemicals or sex-change-hormones.
His gender-service (in Australia) is government funded, however most patients,, are simply going through a common phase of adolescent life, he explained.
Of course, the online response was overwhelmingly against viewing transgenderism as healthy.
One such response stated: People should get it once and for all that transgender is a mental illness,. “You can put a rubber glove on a dog’s head and attach a feather-duster to its tail, but that don’t make it a chicken.”.
Another response: “it’s pretty normal for many kids to hate their bodies. And eventually we get over it.”
(I re-wrote this, from an article on “LifeSite News. My motivation for publishing this is in hopes that you’ll come to know that transvestites may be ‘acting out’ in this way and that it may help them to be challenged about that before they do themselves long-term harm. Another reason is that . . . .