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Protecting Minors from Gender Ideology
"Do No Harm" Organization and Website Taking on CRT, WOKEism, and Gender Ideology in Medicine
By Peter A. McCullough, MD, MPH
I was delighted to talk to one of my old academic colleagues, the venerable Stanley Goldfarb, MD, former professor of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania about the social contagion of transgenderism. He is leading “Do No Harm” an organization dedicated at bringing back rational thought and re-commitment to the Hippocratic Oath to “do no harm” as the over-arching principle of clinical practice.
Goldfarb has been impressive advocate for evidenced-based review of emerging data on transgender medicine. His organization has set up booths at the endocrine society meetings to plant an opposing view to the academic tidal wave of enthusiasm for gender fluidity. His wider goals are to rid academic medicine of the social contagions of critical race theory, WOKEism, and the new dark side of clinical medicine, transgenderism.
Here is what this group says about transgender programs:
“Gender-affirming care” is based on the dangerous premise that any child who has distress that he or she thinks is related to their sex should automatically be treated with social transition to the sex of their choice followed by hormonal interventions and then possibly surgery to remove healthy body parts. Underlying mental health problems are usually not addressed.
The refusal to approach each child on an individual basis is reason enough to oppose the movement toward “gender-affirming care.”
Yet there’s another reason it deserves criticism: It ignores the impossibility for informed consent of the children who are subjected to this approach. Put simply, young children and adolescents are inappropriately being allowed to make potentially irreversible life-altering decisions, in many cases without parental consent or engagement.
These procedures can lead to impairment in bone strength and brain maturation, and loss of fertility and the ability to engage in sexual relations.
It is dangerous and destructive to let children, whose minds are still developing, make such life-altering decisions at such young ages – especially since 90% of children who believe they are a different sex no longer hold that view as adults if left to develop on their own without medical interventions.
Beyond that is the glaring lack of scientific research – a key component to sound, evidence-based medical treatment.”
Please take a look at the Do No Harm Website and consider supporting this group of doctors and concerned professionals speaking out against these rapid and very negative forces at work in medicine today.
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