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Thousands of US children underwent gender transition: study

Tthousands of children have suffered genre transition surgeries in recent years, following a trend that has “increased significantly”, according to the Journal of the American Medical Association.

The study identified 48,019 Americans of all ages who had experienced some type of gender dysphoria related to surgery in the United States between 2016 and 2019.


Almost 4,000 of them were between 12 and 18 years old. The reasoning for including 18-year-olds, the age of adulthood, in the youngest cohort was not explained, so the study is unclear how many were legally children. given the surgeries.

However, a recent Vanderbilt University to study found that 489 children between the ages of 12 and 17, with an average age of 16, had their breasts removed in a double mastectomy in 2019 alone.

“It turns out that not only have minors been undergoing sex-change procedures in the United States, as advocates of gender ideology have argued, but thousands of children have been having them, and it’s still growing,” Terry Schilling, president of American Principles Project. said the Washington Examiner. “The reality is that trans is not a civil rights movement. It’s an industry that is maiming and sterilizing the next generation of Americans for profit.”

Surgeries in JAMA The article went beyond mastectomies and breast implants and included genital transition and facial reconstruction.

“Breast and breast procedures accounted for a greater percentage of surgical interventions in younger patients, while genital surgical procedures were greater in older patients,” the study noted.

Of the 3,678 patients aged 12 to 18, 3,215, or 87.4%, had a breast or chest procedure. Another 405 in this age cohort underwent genital reassignment surgery.

“The fact that children are being asked to give their consent to something they clearly cannot understand and which will change their lives irrevocably is extremely unfortunate and is the reason why European countries have decided to severely restrict this practice.” Stanley Goldfarb, president of Do No. The medical injury advocacy group said Washington Examiner.

The total number of encounters experienced by health systems for gender dysphoria across all ages soared nearly 278 percent between 2016 and 2020, from 13,855 to 38,470, the study found. Annual surgeries increased nearly 282% over the same time period, from 4,552 to 12,818. In 2019, 13,011 surgical interventions were reported.

Despite the August 23 date of the study, the data stopped in 2019, and the medical movement to transition children has grown dramatically since then.

At the same time, with high levels of medical skepticism in the Western world, with the notable exception of the American medical establishment, and exposure to the realities of these surgeries with the detransition movement, a growing number of Americans are bitter in your acceptance of the procedures.


De-transitioners, such as Chloe Cole and others, cite deep regret for their teenage surgeries and drugs and point to heavy coercion by doctors, who many critics say are trapping children in a lifetime of medical procedures and medicines with personal money. win

“We will continue to seek justice for these poor victims and to prevent this horror from destroying more children and families,” Schilling said.


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