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Going Too Far?

If you are an adult, and want to get your parts rearranged, that’s your business (as long as it’s not taxpayer funded). But there is a doctor at Boston Children’s that has opened a clinic for Transgendered children, SOME AS YOUNG AS 7!

He’s apparently not a surgeon;  he offers:

counseling and drugs that delay the onset of puberty. The drugs stop the natural flood of hormones that would make it difficult to have a sex alteration later in life, allowing patients more time to decide whether they want to make the change…Spack also offers some teenagers hormone therapy, a drastic step that changes the way they grow and develop. While the effects of drug treatments can be stopped, long-term hormone therapy can be irreversible, causing permanent infertility in both sexes.

Sorry, but what is this doing to them long-term? Obviously, this is a parental decision, as a young child is intellectually incapable of making this decision.

It’s hard to believe that a hospital with Boston Children’s stature would even consider this, in light of the potential adverse effects, as well as the fact that this is not a life-threatening condition.

The full article is here.


  1. pstarr999
    May 21, 2008 at 10:37 am

    If aliens landed here from outer space, what would they think? This is just gross. What kind of parent would make a decision like that on behalf of a child? It should be an adult decision. Who’s paying for this? Gawd!!

  2. May 21, 2008 at 11:07 am

    I personally know of a patient receiving testosterone shots in preparation for an addadictomy procedure. She had it payed for by Medicaid….

  3. pstarr999
    May 21, 2008 at 1:31 pm

    Is an addadictomy procedure what I think it is?

  4. May 21, 2008 at 2:40 pm

    You got it…

  5. kandylini
    May 22, 2008 at 12:08 pm

    LOL. I *heart* the Urban Dictionary.

  6. May 22, 2008 at 2:39 pm

    A parent’s best weapon to find out what their kids are talking about 🙂

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