Posts Tagged ‘Puberty blockers’

Scotland pauses sex-change and puberty-blocker drugs for children

Monday, April 22nd, 2024

Scotland’s only gender clinic for minors is formally pausing the prescription of puberty blockers and hormone medications that are designed to facilitate gender transitions for children after a review commissioned by the English government questioned the efficacy of those practices. This announcement effectively ends the practice of providing sex-change drugs and hormone medications to children Read more

The perils and necessities of saying ‘I don’t know’

Thursday, April 18th, 2024
Gender dysphoria

When I was studying political science in graduate school, I was surrounded by students who were much smarter than me. Most of my fellow students at the University of California Berkeley went to Ivy League schools as undergraduates. They were well read, articulate and confident. When they asked where I went to school, I responded, Read more

England’s National Health Service ends puberty blockers for kids

Thursday, March 14th, 2024

Doctors in England can no longer prescribe puberty blockers to children to facilitate a gender transition, according to an announcement from the country’s public health care system, the National Health Service (NHS). “Puberty blockers … are not available to children and young people for gender incongruence or gender dysphoria because there is not enough evidence Read more