OPINION PIECE: Kept in the dark over children’s gender dysphoria

Medical professionals have contacted me recently with concerns about the rapidly rising prevalence of children and teenagers (particularly young girls) distressed about their bodies, and the associated increase in the prescription of puberty blockers and cross-sex hormones. In one of these conversations, I asked a paediatrician how many colleagues in the medical fraternity have similar concerns regarding the increase in diagnoses of “gender dysphoria” and life-changing medical interventions. “Almost [...]