Is the NHS honest about improving help for gender-confused teens?

Jul 11, 2020 by

by Carys Moseley, Christian Concern:

During the past few weeks, the NHS web pages on gender dysphoria have been changed significantly. Many people have welcomed the changes as showing a move away from transgender ideology. But how adequate are these changes for the task of helping teenagers confused about their identity? And how honest and serious is the NHS in this regard?

Is the NHS really backtracking on puberty blockers?

The new NHS webs page on treatment of gender dysphoria no longer claims that puberty blockers are reversible. It now contains more skeptical wording. Some critics such as Transgender Trend hold that the new pages are ‘more accurate and fact-based’. How true is this?

Below I show how the NHS is actually sidestepping the issues. It does this by drawing too sharp a distinction between the administration of puberty blockers and cross-sex hormones. In reality most teenagers who are given the former end up being given the latter as well. In addition the NHS is not saying anything about evidence of the harm of hormones. This is not accuracy, it is arrogant deception of citizens and taxpayers.

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