Why ‘Rapid-Onset Gender Dysphoria’ is bad science

Flawed research

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Rapid-onset gender dysphoria

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Gender-affirmative therapy

Follow the child

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Transfeminine jurist and bioethicist and doctoral student at the University of Toronto. https://www.florenceashley.com/

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