What should have been a straightforward matter was instead met with hostility.
Social anxiety is the fear of social situations that involve interaction with other people. You could say social anxiety is the fear and anxiety of being negatively judged and evaluated by other people. It is a pervasive disorder and causes anxiety and fear in most all areas of a person’s life. It is chronic because it does not go away on its own. Only direct cognitive-behavioral therapy can change the brain, and help people overcome social anxiety.
Jacob and I talked about trans-affirmative mental health care, how affirmative differs from informative, accepting intersecting identities, and how being transgender intersects with all different identities.
The United States has its first confirmed case of a new virus that appeared in Wuhan, China, last month, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday. The coronavirus has already sickened hundreds and killed six people in Asia.
… lawmakers in the US state of South Dakota will consider a bill that would make it a felony for healthcare providers to give gender-affirming care to minors. If passed, medical professionals who provide transgender children with puberty blockers, hormones, or other transition-related care would face up to 10 years in prison.
Well. winter has decided to return, rain, ice, snow and gusting winds. It sure makes driving interesting to say the least, but we made it home in one piece.
Tomorrow doesn’t look much better so I plan to admire the weather from inside with a nice, hot beverage.
Trying to stay warm,
Legislation includes bills criminalizing gender transition, forced gender testing of student athletes, and other attacks on trans youth.