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UK: Medical Experts fear for children as transgender referrals skyrocket. Less than 100 in 2009, near 3,000 in 2019.

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The rocketing number of children seeking to change sex has become a national scandal, a powerful coalition of whistleblowers, academics and medical experts warns today.

In a dramatic intervention marking a watershed in the transgender debate, they have come together to express fears about the dire consequences faced by thousands of youngsters changing gender – including infertility and long-term health problems.

A whistleblower from Britain‘s only gender clinic for children said: ‘I‘m really angry at what‘s happening to these children. What I‘ve witnessed feels incredibly distressing and disturbing and like something that should be stopped.‘

The experts‘ concerns are laid bare in a forthcoming book of essays entitled Inventing Transgender Children And Young People. It challenges what it calls the ‘dangerous‘ transgender ideology promoted in schools, universities, the NHS and other public institutions.

Heather Brunskell-Evans, a former research fellow at King‘s College London, who co-edited the book, said that 30 years ago the thought of a child being born in the wrong body would have made no sense to the public.

She added: ‘Now the idea, which was invented by specialists in gender medicine and transgender activists, has become universally accepted.

‘But we are collectively arguing that this unquestioning acceptance poses a serious threat to children‘s well-being and safety. We hope through this book to bring the world‘s attention to the public scandal of transgendering children.‘

Another contributor to the book, due to be published later this year, is Dr David Bell, consultant psychiatrist at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust in North London, where the NHS child Gender Identity Development Service (GIDS) is based.

Other authors include Professor of Sociology at Oxford University Michael Biggs; psychotherapist Bob Withers, a former senior lecturer at Westminster University; and Dianna Kenny, Professor of Psychology at the University of Sydney, Australia.

Dr Bell, who wrote the book‘s foreword, called for an ‘urgent investigation‘ into the reasons for the huge rise in the number of gender identity referrals. The latest figures from GIDS show 2,590 children – three quarters of whom were girls – were referred last year. In 2009, the figure was below 100.

More recently there has been a trend of mainly teenage girls declaring, seemingly out of the blue, that they want to change sex, a phenomenon dubbed rapid onset gender dysphoria.

The Tavistock clinic is the only NHS service for under-18s diagnosed with gender dysphoria, an individual‘s belief they are trapped in the wrong body.

Dr Bell, a former governor of the Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust, said: ‘The rapid escalation of referrals, the large increase in natal [born] females seeking to change gender and the sudden appearance of so-called rapid onset gender dysphoria, cannot be explained by individual factors alone. Nor is it likely to be caused by a large number of individuals feeling free to ‘come out‘ in this new liberal atmosphere.‘

The psychiatrist, who last year produced a critical internal report on GIDS which branded the service ‘not fit for purpose‘, further warned: ‘Many services have championed the use of medical and surgical intervention with nowhere near sufficient attention to the serious, irreversible damage this can cause and with very disturbingly superficial attitudes to the issue of consent in young children.‘

The Mail on Sunday has also seen interviews with whistleblowers who work at the Tavistock clinic, and whose accounts are due to be included in the book. They have chosen to remain anonymous.

One of the NHS gender specialists said: ‘I keep thinking about all of the children, adolescents and families who are being harmed by the one-dimensional discussion and the attack on truth and on thinking and on what we know about adolescent well-being.‘
This is just the UK, California likely has double this number alone.

It's honestly been an issue for awhile but people are starting to notice that when you go into the city and 1 in 5 people are transgender or non-binary you have to wonder where the increase is coming from, and that's due to going after the kids, teenagers, and some weak minded high schoolers going into college.

But children of young age have become the prime targets lately, as the backlash grows because they are easy to manipulate, and they can cause damage that will remain until their adulthood. None of these agenda driven "experts" care about the children they harm as many children die due to complications, and any intervention to help "change their gender" is inmost cases immediately IRREVERSIBLE which means that the parents, schools, or doctors dragging the kids into this mess ruin the kids lives forever in just a few minutes. Those that grow out of the brainwashing will realize this and likely join the over 50% suicide bracket.

The UK in particular has been doing really bad at controlling this with propagandists taking over nearly all aspects of the country from Media, to police, to judges, to government positions, and so on. The nation is falling apart with refugee terrorists, rapid socialism, declining education, and an epidemic of Gay and confused gender children who are also as of recently, experiencing some drag queen story time, which only adds to the problem..

Not a place I would recommend to going on vacation to anytime soon, possible never.
 

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Probably a bunch of TERFS.

Not sure how we got here, a few years ago things were normal and now its clown city. Children of Men is looking more likely not because of some virus but because everyone will be mutilating their genitals.

But remember if you say something about Trans you are a bigot and Trans people are dying by the thousands, I mean millions, I mean billions each day! Even talking about the issue is tatamount to murdering 1 billion trans people.
 

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Back in my day kids cut themselves for attention. That just doesn’t garner attention anymore so they have to say they are transgender.

I saw the post about the supposed Chinese spy who revealed they were trying to infiltrate universities in Australia to spread communism. Wonder if they have done the same here along with transgenderism 🤔

“Get them all to mutilate themselves and be unable to reproduce. Once they all die off we swoop in and take it all! Perfect plan Boris! For our great leader”


 

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The latest figures from GIDS show 2,590 children – three quarters of whom were girls – were referred last year. In 2009, the figure was below 100.
To or From?
 

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There are some things that anyone with common sense already knows. But the far left likes to play Stevie Wonder and will only consider it a fact when the New York Times reports on it.

Kids are super impressionable. That is why they cannot work. Cannot smoke. Cannot have sex. Can't do a lot of things. Because they don't know any better. But the left, in an effort to get lifetime guaranteed voters, believes THIS topic is different. Everything they do is absolutely disgusting.
 

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When its an article talking about transpeople, no. I'd think it was "to", because I don't see f->m transitions outnumbering m->f at a 3:1 ratio.
Two things.

1. This is the UK, females trans have a higher ratio there

2. They aren't counting every single clinic just the ones they were involved with or got knowledge of.

So it's not saying that in general girls were outpacing boys just in the area of discussion, which is still a concern regardless. The rise in numbers is a massive epidemic.
 

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actually i would like to know as well. It says girls, but this is the UK so if they misgender them they would be hung from the gallows.

I actually have to assume by "girls" they mean boys who want to transition to girls.
 

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actually i would like to know as well. It says girls, but this is the UK so if they misgender them they would be hung from the gallows.

I actually have to assume by "girls" they mean boys who want to transition to girls.
Ot it means what it says and you're thinking to much into something that s superficial instead of the real problem of a 100-3000 increase in Trans kids in just the areas they have info on in the UK.
 

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When its an article talking about transpeople, no. I'd think it was "to", because I don't see f->m transitions outnumbering m->f at a 3:1 ratio.
It's very possible. I do not know the data off the top of my head, but i do know there is a growing, vocal movement of lesbians decrying the trans movement of 'erasing lesbians'. Basically, butch lesbians are being told they are men. It's not inconceivable that it is easier to convince a butch lesbian teen that she is a boy than it is to convince a effeminate boy they are a girl. The pressures are also conceivably coming from different sources - young teen lesbians seem to be experiencing peer pressure and peer reinforcement [ie, bonus popularity], whereas young male to female seems to be coming at an younger age from mother pressure.

This is conjecture based on reading quite a bit about the growing lesbian opposition against trans and also cases like the Younger case in texas... i haven't researched stats, just am trying to reconcile all the articles. That is, i don't know for a fact which way has more quantity, i just know about certain vocal opposition.

I wish i didnt know about any of this.
 
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Why is it that more men want to trans than women?
Historically lower levels of testosterone and sperm count ("water turning the frogs gay" meme), plus a rapid erosion of cultural/social masculinity means that on average, a male feels less attachment to their biological gender compared to even 10 years ago. Add in a healthy dosage of medical/industrial/dietary side-effects and suddenly you have a bunch of low-T males wanting to go female. It doesn't help that a doctor or a trusted friend advising someone against transitioning is viewed as "hate speech" in some circles.
 

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Why is it that more men want to trans than women?
I guess that happens more in western societies like US and the UK. I can see why for several reasons. Since now you don't really have to have gender dysphoria in those countries to become a transgender then guys who simply have lesbian fetishism (and there are a lot) could use it to make their fantasies come true, so a it's a fetish basically. Since the amount of women who fantasize with gay sex are much lower then I don't see the opposite happen too often.

I have notice that a lot of guys who transition are really socially awkward, nerdy types who probably have never had sexual experiences, being approached by women and therefore also probably have a plethora of mental conditions. (Just look at the speed gaming community ffs, it's filled with these types). In today's social climate being a man puts you in the position of the oppressor, if you're already at the bottom of the barrel in looks and social abilities and you add the oppressor label then switching to become a woman is a win-win. You basically turn from oppressor to the top of victim pyramid immediately giving you a bunch of social support and attention for doing basically nothing, sex opportunities definitely grow if you turn gay (because gays are way more sexually promiscuous and active than straight people) or even with females you could get closer to them since you're supposedly one of them. You also have dudes competing in female areas in sports who sucked in male-only competitions and now can make a name of themselves in female-only ones and they are untouchable, nobody can question them or criticize them. I don't see so many of the same advantages if you transition from female to male. The fantasy that males have an automatic privileged in all aspects of life just because they were born with a dick is woke retarded nonsense.
 

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Historically lower levels of testosterone and sperm count ("water turning the frogs gay" meme), plus a rapid erosion of cultural/social masculinity means that on average, a male feels less attachment to their biological gender compared to even 10 years ago. Add in a healthy dosage of medical/industrial/dietary side-effects and suddenly you have a bunch of low-T males wanting to go female. It doesn't help that a doctor or a trusted friend advising someone against transitioning is viewed as "hate speech" in some circles.
Men running away from being men is going to be the absolute death of Western Culture. I'm amazed at the speed with which this madness has spread.

In fact, my best friend from college just told me he's begun transitioning. I knew him about as well as you could know someone and never saw even an inkling of any gender tension, at any point. He's always been impressionable. His current 'partner' does seem utterly fucking unhinged, so I'm putting it down to that and some sort of perverse mid-life crisis that modern liberal men are having in growing numbers. It's tragic, because I'm 90% sure I know how this'll end.
 
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I have notice that a lot of guys who transition are really socially awkward, nerdy types who probably have never had sexual experiences, being approached by women and therefore also probably have a plethora of mental conditions. (Just look at the speed gaming community ffs, it's filled with these types). In today's social climate being a man puts you in the position of the oppressor, if you're already at the bottom of the barrel in looks and social abilities and you add the oppressor label then switching to become a woman is a win-win.
Bingo. Add to that a misandrist culture and these nerdy guys seeing themselves as so far removed from the cartoonish portrayal of masculinity they see all around them, and maybe being a woman is the answer to all your insecurities and unhappiness (narrator: it isn't).
 
I do not understand why it is not a firm rock hard firm rule that they need to be medically diagnosed with gender dysphoria to even consider this kind of thing.

Rejecting the gender you are literally born with is a MENTAL CONDITION. I am not in favor of forcing people to not transition or demonize it in any way, but it needs to be treated like every other kind of mental condition, and above all else not glorified and encouraged!
 

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I do not understand why it is not a firm rock hard firm rule that they need to be medically diagnosed with gender dysphoria to even consider this kind of thing.
Activists assuming positions of authority + the utter cowardice of others who should know better is the reason this situation exists.
 
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This is absolutely heartbreaking. :lollipop_pensive:

Gender dysphoria is horrific, and should never be seen as anything remotely amazing or desirable. Romanticizing the transgender experience is a dreadful fallacy...and gender transition should only ever be used as the very last resort. For myself, it eventually became the only perceivable alternative to suicide after over 25 years of increasingly intense depression, internalized shame, and self-loathing.

I'll be the first to admit, it is a wonderful thing to feel supported during gender transition...but the kindness some people will show is always still shared with confusion, hurt, fear, and anger and mistreatment from others. Kindness and support are great, but there should be no pushing people to transition, or telling people how "fantastic" it is. For some of us, it will be a better life...but even for those of us who pass well and are treated better after transition, being trans still sucks and I cannot understand celebrating anyone having to deal with such hardship.

People need a more realistic knowledge of the entire transgender existence before they make any permanent life-altering mistake. Better for some will not necessarily mean better for all...and people need to be truthful with themselves and their doctors about the real reasons they want to transition gender before committing to such life-altering and usually permanent changes.
 
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I do not understand why it is not a firm rock hard firm rule that they need to be medically diagnosed with gender dysphoria to even consider this kind of thing.

Rejecting the gender you are literally born with is a MENTAL CONDITION. I am not in favor of forcing people to not transition or demonize it in any way, but it needs to be treated like every other kind of mental condition, and above all else not glorified and encouraged!
Its a numbers game. The more you have on your side the stronger you are.

If people had to go through actual hoops and be diagnosed with an actual condition then the real people who are actually suffering would get the help they need and can go on to live better, fuller, more productive lives. But thats not the game. So they want to inflate the numbers to strengthen the ranks.

Resources are limited. I feel for people who have gender dysphoria who may end up getting lost in the system and not getting the help they need because there are too many people ahead of them. With suicide rates where there at time is of the essence and its not fair to the people who are really suffering and have an actual condition that needs attention.
 

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I especially like it when kids of trans parents also just happens to be trans as well.

What are the odds. That 0,1% chance (or whatever the exact number is) seems to be so common these days. I'm sure there is no brainwashing or pressure involved.
 

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Yeah... well... on the outside Randy Marsh looked like a man

But on the inside he felt like a Dolphin
 

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I especially like it when kids of trans parents also just happens to be trans as well.

What are the odds. That 0,1% chance (or whatever the exact number is) seems to be so common these days. I'm sure there is no brainwashing or pressure involved.
Similar to the couple who adopted 3 kids who all just happened to end up trans (there was an article in the Times - if anyone’s interested I’ll dig it up later - they’ve been doing a lot of coverage of the issue, pretty much the only mainstream news outlet covering it at all).
 

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Similar to the couple who adopted 3 kids who all just happened to end up trans (there was an article in the Times - if anyone’s interested I’ll dig it up later - they’ve been doing a lot of coverage of the issue, pretty much the only mainstream news outlet covering it at all).
Trans identity is a social construct amirite intersectional post-modernists?
 

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This is an issue that turns A LOT of people against Trans people ... or at the very least Trans activists. You'll get no more tolerance from me.

It's honestly still difficult for me to comprehend that we all allowing fucked up parents to transition CHILDREN in the name of tolerance and being "progressive."

Try talking about this issue on Reddit and having the opinion that a child should never be transitioned. You are nearly guaranteed to be permabanned from that subreddit.
 
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This is an issue that turns A LOT of people against Trans people ... or at the very least Trans activists. You'll get no more tolerance from me.

It's honestly still difficult for me to comprehend that we all allowing fucked up parents to transition CHILDREN in the name of tolerance and being "progressive."

Try talking about this issue on Reddit and having the opinion that a child should never be transitioned. You are nearly guaranteed to be permabanned from that subreddit.
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