Distorting Dysphoria

How the Courts Twisted the Truth and Failed Young People Dan – QueerTheNorm Team 12/12/2020 “The problem of transsexualism would best be served by morally mandating it out of existence” – The Transsexual Empire – Janice Raymond, 1979 Three judges – the president of the Queens Bench Division Dame Victoria Sharp, Lord Justice Lewis and Mrs Justice Lieven – have ruled that ‘children under 16 with gender dysphoria are unlikely to be able to give informed consent to undergo treatment with puberty-blocking drugs’. Their reasoning for this was that there were ‘long-term consequences’ to this kind of clinical intervention and that treatment is ‘experimental’, advising that ‘clinicians may well regard these as cases where the authorisation of the court should … Read More