In this episode we have a discussion with Dr. Erica Anderson about the consensus (and lack thereof) within the trans healthcare community. Topics include: conservative anti-trans legislation, ROGD, desistence, affirmative care vs explorative therapy, trans healthcare in Europe, and the ethics of debating trans healthcare in the popular press.
WPATH statement opposing discussion in the lay press: https://www.wpath.org/media/cms/Documents/Public%20Policies/2021/Joint%20WPATH%20USPATH%20Letter%20Dated%20Oct%2012%202021.pdf
ROGD leaked out of academia and was used to oppose trans healthcare: https://www.technologyreview.com/2022/08/18/1057135/transgender-contagion-gender-dysphoria/
Steensma research: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21216800/
An academic critique of the Steensma research: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/15532739.2018.1456390?src=recsys
Texas anti-trans law: https://www.hrc.org/press-releases/texas-senate-passes-sweeping-ban-to-prohibit-trans-youth-and-adults-from-receiving-necessary-medical-care
500+ anti-trans bills: https://translegislation.com/