(RoyalPatriot.com )- The phrase “evidence-based health care” was used frequently in the letter from three medical associations asking Attorney General Merrick Garland to look into those who are “provoking” threats against pediatric gender clinics.
Journalist Andrew Sullivan, who helped popularize same-sex marriage in the 1990s, responded sarcastically to this depiction of medical and surgical treatments for youngsters who are gender-confused or even “gender-nonconforming.”
“Experimental off-label sex-change medications not FDA authorized for youngsters with natural puberty,” was the wording he substituted.
The letter from the American Medical Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, and Children’s Hospital Association from October 3 could increase interest in the arguments for and against “gender affirming medicine” by calling for the widespread censorship and prosecution of journalists who question it.
The United States differs from some European nations when it comes to GAM for minors, much like it does with the COVID-19 vaccine policy for children and young adults.
Following a detransitioner’s lawsuit and an independent review that discovered “major gaps in the research base underpinning the clinical management” of youth and “diagnostic overshadowing” of other medical problems when gender dysphoria was diagnosed, the United Kingdom closed its main gender clinic, known as Tavistock, this summer.
The U.S. State Department has reportedly asked embassies to report back on “conversion therapy” in their host nations. Conversion therapy is a form of therapy that aims to “suppress or change” a person’s self-expressed and potentially transitory gender identity.
Sweden and Finland have restricted or even outlawed some treatment for minors, perhaps drawing the ire of the United States. They cited “overwhelmingly positive coverage” of the study as justification for not correcting the record.
The title of a University of Washington Medicine study on transgender kids’ mental health was changed from “improves” to “can improve” between April 19 and April 23, two weeks following Singal’s controversy.
The medical school “provided the amended terminology to any media who subsequently enquired about the study.”