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Gender affirmation at all costs

Transgenderism | Pediatricians group, transgender activists play a dangerous game with teen suicide rates
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 9/21/18, 02:38 pm

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released updated guidance on Monday recommending pediatricians support name, appearance, and sex changes for children who identify as transgender. But the recommendations ignore important research about underlying mental health issues, social contagion, and desistance in gender dysphoric children and teens.

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Swimming upstream

Family | Romanians can enshrine a Biblical definition of marriage in their constitution amid a global push against it
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 9/14/18, 05:12 pm

Next month, Romanians will take to the polls to decide whether to amend their constitution to include an explicitly Biblical definition of marriage as the union of one man and one woman. The vote comes after years of political back and forth in the country, and amid rapid change globally in support of same-sex marriage and appeasement of LGBT activists.

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Trans-fluence

Family | University caves to pressure to suppress research on transgender teens
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 9/07/18, 02:22 pm

In the face of vehement opposition from transgender activists, Brown University last week pulled a press release about a study suggesting gender dysphoria in adolescents could be a social contagion. The paper found evidence that, like eating disorders and drug use, sudden transgender identification, called “rapid-onset gender dysphoria,” can be a “maladaptive coping mechanism” linked to social interaction and increased internet usage.

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