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Is Your 5-Year-Old Transgender?

DCM in FL Wrote: May 22, 2012 8:38 AM
A disorder is something that's wrong and needs to be addressed. Calling it something besides a "disorder" doesn't change what it is. There is no disorder that calls for being indulged instead of treated. It's amazing what simple, obvious things people can manage not to understand.
K'ssandra Wrote: May 22, 2012 7:33 PM
I agree that transexualism is a disorder that requires treatment of one form or another.
tibby2 Wrote: May 22, 2012 9:02 AM
When the "superior" wisdom of the collective takes over then everyone is afflicted with something and must be medicated and counseled. Remember, it "takes a village".

I happen to enjoy my faults as an individual. It irritates liberals.
DCM in FL Wrote: May 22, 2012 9:17 AM
"When the 'superior' wisdom of the collective takes over then everyone is afflicted with something and must be medicated and counseled" -- Except, of course, those who actually *need* some kind of help.
tibby2 Wrote: May 22, 2012 9:32 AM
Yes. Some need help. The trick is separating those who need help from those that liberals think that need help.

Physical afflictions are easier to identify then mental afflictions.

A 5-year-old child with large dark eyes, full lips and a button nose stares out from the front page of the Washington Post Sunday edition. "Transgender at Five" declares the provocative headline. The child's hair is being cut in a close boy's cut by her father.

We learn from the article that "Tyler," who was born "Kathryn," began insisting that she was a boy at the age of 2. "'I am a boy' became a constant theme in struggles over clothing, bathing, swimming, eating, playing, breathing." The child's parents, at first uneasy and later accepting of their girl's desire to be...