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Is Trans the New Trend? Gender Experts Seem to Think So

Keely Sharp
Written by Keely Sharp

Being transgender is simply the new black. Kids are confused, but not about their gender. They are simply trying to be “cool” and fit in. Coincidentally, being transgender is now the new hip thing to do, so all the kiddies are jumping onto the bandwagon.

One gender expert, Dr. Stephen Stathis, has issued a warning to other doctors about over diagnosing children as being transgender. He stated that many of the youth he sees at his clinic are NOT actually suffering from trans, or gender dysphoria. His explanation? They are simply TRYING to be trans because it is “trendy.” One child quite literally told told Stathis, “Dr Steve … I want to be transgender, it’s the new black.”

This is an insane cry for help!

According to the psychiatrist, only a small minority of the youths at Brisbane’s Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital’s gender service will actually be diagnosed with gender dysphoria. By the time most of these struggling youths reach puberty, says Stathis, they will have grown out of their confusion and identify as their biological sex.

Stathis says a lot of those youths are “trying out being transgender” to be different from their peers and gain attention.

“You might get a six- or seven-year-old girl wanting to dress as a boy,” explained Stathis during a March interview. “She may even say she wants to be a boy. When she hits puberty, she says, ‘No, I’m just a girl who likes to do boy things.”

The psychiatrist also warned that other children and teens may claim to be transgender because of past trauma. For instance, Stathis said he’s seen young girls who have been sexually abused turn to transgenderism.

“The girls say, ‘If only I had been a male I wouldn’t have been abused,'” he said.

Being young and transgender has become the new hotness on the Left. The New York Times, for example, recently claimed it would be insane not to offer children suffering from gender confusion hormone therapy.

But this notion that we must pump Tomboys and gender-confused children with hormone blockers and therapies and eventually mutilate their bodies is cruel.

As outlined by Stathis and backed by much data, there is an incredibly high rate of children who aren’t actually suffering from transgenderism who believe they are, many of whom simply outgrow normal sex confusion. The transgender push, instead of helping marginalized youths, is actually creating victims.

Not to mention that children go through a period of identification that parents simply must push through. Little girls who are tomboys do not think they are literally boys. I should know. I was a tomboy for most of my youth, while my sister was the girlies, pink, princess that I’d ever met. I did not want to be a male, nor thought of myself as a male. I simply liked to be adventurous.

 

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About the author

Keely Sharp

Keely Sharp

Keely is a 23-year-old conservative writer for many different sites, including Keepandbear.com. While she lives in Georgia, she grew up in Florida. Keely is pro-life, Christian, and a member of the NRA. When she is not writing, she enjoys going to the range and hiking with her dogs.

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