It’s gender dysphoria.
Today’s read is from journalist Abigail Shrier, author of Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters. Here’s an excerpt:
Teen girls today are in the midst of the worst mental health crisis on record, with the highest rates of anxiety, self-harm, and clinical depression.
The teen girls susceptible to this social contagion are the same high-anxiety, depressive girls who struggle socially in adolescence and tend to hate their bodies. Add to that a school environment where you can achieve status and popularity by declaring a trans identity. Add to that the teenage temptation to stick it to mom. Also add the intoxicating influence of social media, where trans activists push the idea that identifying as trans and starting a course of testosterone will cure a girl’s problems. Put those together, and you have a fast-spreading social phenomenon.
It’s lengthy, but outstanding.
Read the entire column here.