‘Gender-affirming’ treatments do not benefit young people, say group of pediatricians: ‘Irreversible consequences’

A national organization of pediatricians and others medical professionals claims that “gender-affirming” therapies have been shown to have no benefit for youth with gender dysphoria.

The American College of Pediatricians (ACPeds), based in Florida, released a statement on February 7 saying that “social transition, puberty blockers, and cross-sex hormones have no proven, long-term benefit for psychosocial well-being.” Adolescents with gender dysphoria.”

“A review of at least 60 research papers shows that social affirmation, puberty blockers, cross-sex hormones, or surgery provide no benefit for these adolescents,” wrote lead author and ACPeds vice president Dr. Jane Anderson, in an email to Fox News Digital.

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All 60 studies examined focused on the mental health of adolescents struggling with gender dysphoria.

The statement was voted on and approved by the ACPeds board and members, a spokesperson told Fox News Digital.

A national organization of pediatricians and other health professionals claims that “gender-affirming” therapies have been shown to have no benefit for youth with gender dysphoria. (iStock)

In a fact sheet summarizing the findings, the AKPeds noted that “adolescents whose perceived gender identity does not match their biological sex have high rates of… mental problems regardless of any affirmation of their gender identity.”

Teens who identify as “gender incongruent” often suffer from existing mental illnesses, including depression and anxiety, according to Anderson.

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ACPeds also stated that over half of LGBTQ+ sexual minorities have “adverse childhood experiences,” including child abuse.

Transgender youth reported the highest levels of abuse and neglect, the data showed.

The researchers said their assessment…

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