Family | A U.K. official considers policies to protect children from life-altering sex-change procedures
by Mary Jackson
Posted 5/01/20, 06:13 pm
When Keira Bell began pursuing sex-change options at age 16, she said no one questioned her as she took puberty blockers, cross-sex hormones, and eventually had a double mastectomy in an attempt to become a man. Now, at age 23, Bell said she “should have been challenged more,” but instead she made irreversible changes she would live to regret without her healthcare providers offering her alternatives.