Pediatricians who questioned 'gender affirmation' silenced by medical academy

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Pediatricians across America are at odds with their own professional body for pushing “harmful drugs” on adolescents who are confused about their gender and stifling debate about the available treatments.

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has been confronted with sharp criticism from medical professionals for their policy pushing puberty blockers, cross-sex hormones, and surgeries on transgender-identifying minors, as well as stifling debate over a more cautious approach.

The Daily Mail reveals leaked documents from a whistleblower of the opposition held by top child health experts within the AAP.

The documents slam the AAP for their “shoddy” approach, insisting that many would benefit from counseling or therapy instead.

The AAP fully endorses “gender-affirmation” care, while rejecting other forms of treatment for minors experiencing gender distress, including the more cautious “watchful waiting” approach.

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