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Puberty Blockers for Transgender Youth

There have recently been a lot of TV documentaries, dramas, etc. covering the transgender community. For example, there has recently been a short drama here in the UK called Butterfly and there is I ...
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Hermaphrodites (born with both sets of genitalia): Do surgeons HAVE to perform surgery? How soon? Decision basis for which genitalia to keep?

According to research by Organization Intersex International, hermaphrodites (born with both male and female genitalia) "make up 1 in 2000, or .05%." Babies born as hermaphrodites happen more than the ...
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Safety of low dose testosterone therapy on biologically female individuals?

With the raising awareness about gender identity and specifically the recognition of non-binary identities, new challenges are faced by medicine. Specifically, there are individuals who don't feel ...
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Does gender dysphoria qualify as a mental illness when talking to paramedics?

I'm told that paramedics, when transporting an unconscious person, ask family/friends if they have any mental illnesses. Does gender dysphoria qualify?