LGBTQIA, Transgender

A little less conversation, a little more close reading please: on D’Angelo and Marchiano’s…

A little less conversation, a little more close reading please: on D’Angelo and Marchiano’s…:

Lisa Littman’s study on rapid-onset gender dysphoria, initially published as a poster abstract in the Journal of Adolescent Health, recently came out in full-form in PLoS ONE. The article is making waves, because it purports to show the existence of a new developmental pathway for gender dysphoria, termed rapid-onset gender dysphoria, which would be distinct from traditional presentations of late-onset gender dysphoria and raise doubts as to the appropriateness of gender-affirmative care for a significant subset of transgender teenagers and young adults.

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