Sex change drugs 'to be offered to nine-year-olds'

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by dawg, May 19, 2014.

  1. dawg

    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

    Reputations:
    540,639
    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2010
    Messages:
    119,489
    Likes Received:
    90,775
    Nine-year-olds could be given puberty-blocking drugs on the NHS as a first step towards sex change surgery, doctors say.
    [​IMG]


    Children as young as nine are to be prescribed drugs which delay the onset of puberty as the first step towards a sex change operation, according to reports.

    The treatment will be offered by one NHS trust to children who are so troubled by their gender that they may wish to undergo drastic surgery after adolescence, according to the Mail on Sunday.

    But the decision was attacked by critics who described the decision to offer the treatment at such a young age as “horrifying†and called for an immediate investigation.

    Monthly injections of the drugs, known as hypothalamic blockers, are used to slow the development of the children’s sexual organs by blocking the production of the hormones testosterone and oestrogen.

    In boys this prevents the voice from lowering and the development of facial hair, while in girls it stops the menstrual cycle and breast development, in each case making any future sex change operation simpler.


    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/c...ge-drugs-to-be-offered-to-nine-year-olds.html
     
  2. Spazzmatazz

    Spazzmatazz Band Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    3,432
    Joined:
    Aug 20, 2010
    Messages:
    43,051
    Likes Received:
    843
    First time I've been at a loss for words in quite some time...
     
  3. chuk

    chuk Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    130,781
    Joined:
    Mar 1, 2012
    Messages:
    13,718
    Likes Received:
    7,586
  4. SleepingWarrior

    SleepingWarrior Well-Known Member VIP

    Reputations:
    16,566
    Joined:
    Jan 2, 2012
    Messages:
    10,456
    Likes Received:
    3,657
    :dontknow: Been saying this is the road we've been heading down as a society for awhile now.

    On another note the DoD is contemplating letting convicted traitor Bradley Manning be moved to a civilian prison in order to receive taxpayer funded sex change/hormone procedures. I thought prison was supposed to be for punishment, not reward.
     
  5. Spazzmatazz

    Spazzmatazz Band Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    3,432
    Joined:
    Aug 20, 2010
    Messages:
    43,051
    Likes Received:
    843
    It's not even the liberal thing. The right is no better. Everyone is so afraid of being labeled Politically Incorrect they just keep their mouths shut and let shit continue to happen.
    I bet you Texas Hispanics are tickled to death with the GOP's new found love for the Latino Vote, huh?
    It's always fun to watch people grovel for a vote...


    :hhh:
     
  6. dawg

    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

    Reputations:
    540,639
    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2010
    Messages:
    119,489
    Likes Received:
    90,775
    I deleted that post bro, Looks like i didnt get it fast enough :jj:
     
  7. Spazzmatazz

    Spazzmatazz Band Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    3,432
    Joined:
    Aug 20, 2010
    Messages:
    43,051
    Likes Received:
    843
    :lol:
     
  8. dawg

    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

    Reputations:
    540,639
    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2010
    Messages:
    119,489
    Likes Received:
    90,775
    You mind if i edit yours?
     
  9. CrucifiedAGT

    CrucifiedAGT He's Around VIP

    Reputations:
    334,326
    Joined:
    Nov 23, 2013
    Messages:
    11,676
    Likes Received:
    24,522
    Population contol cleverly marketed as "tolerance".
     
  10. Wangold

    Wangold Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    33,057
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    6,938
    Likes Received:
    7,966
    How can that be? Shouldn't you have to be at least the age of consent for something like this?!!!!!!
     
  11. Lou Skunt

    Lou Skunt ____________________ Banned User

    Reputations:
    -67,806
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2012
    Messages:
    22,582
    Likes Received:
    10,328
    :chair:
     
  12. cia212

    cia212 Well-Known Member VIP

    Reputations:
    14,308
    Joined:
    Jan 19, 2012
    Messages:
    4,722
    Likes Received:
    3,697
    Any 9 year old who has a gender identity problem also has horrible parents. A sex change will never be the answer.
     
  13. LaserT

    LaserT You have to have fun. Gold

    Reputations:
    348,112
    Joined:
    May 3, 2013
    Messages:
    20,087
    Likes Received:
    37,019
    9 yrs old is waaay too young for a boy or girl to judge themselves inside. Just my opinion though. :dontknow:
     
  14. Jayla

    Jayla Ou ai-je l'esprit? Gold

    Reputations:
    816,284
    Joined:
    May 12, 2013
    Messages:
    31,307
    Likes Received:
    65,346
    It's SOOOOO not a liberal thing. I hate to play devil's advocate on something so controversial, but I have friends, republicans by the way, who gave their kids hormones so they'd be taller. This is the latest rage in pediatrics. And I'm not talking abnormally short kids here. Normal height, just not tall. Why this is considered ethical is beyond me. The "medical therapy" basically STOPS puberty, so they can extend the time the child has to grow taller, because once puberty starts, both boys and girls get a height boost, but then the BIG growing stage is quickly OVER. To me, this isnt THAT different. Actually, and I'm not dr, but I seem to remember several ppl, mostly boys growing well beyond puberty years, but that's the official reason pediatricians give: puberty essentially marks the end of the growth period, so lets extend its onset by pumping kids full of hormones.
     
  15. Hamptons Bowler

    Hamptons Bowler Member

    Reputations:
    9
    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2012
    Messages:
    309
    Likes Received:
    4
    If you wanna be a hot tranny you gotta start young.
     
  16. ohmicah

    ohmicah Real Gad About Town

    Reputations:
    455
    Joined:
    Mar 1, 2012
    Messages:
    8,291
    Likes Received:
    3,707
    Grooming children:
    [video=youtube;8TJxnYgP6D8]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8TJxnYgP6D8&index=36&list=WL[/video]
     
  17. isabella

    isabella VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    64,597
    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2010
    Messages:
    14,361
    Likes Received:
    10,670
    this is child abuse....in saner times these children would be removed from their homes.
     
  18. Kracka-Mike

    Kracka-Mike Temp Ban Gold

    Reputations:
    2,394
    Joined:
    Sep 24, 2010
    Messages:
    2,469
    Likes Received:
    397
    Remember back in the day when our parents didn't make us take ADHD medicine and just gave us a proper whooping from time to time? Now this. I'm getting old
     
  19. Beth143nacho

    Beth143nacho Well-Known Member VIP

    Reputations:
    64,693
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2012
    Messages:
    19,874
    Likes Received:
    16,665
    can you show me an example of something similar on the right? Not that we need another political thread, but this type of bullshit is a wholly owned subsidiary of the left. The people on the right just fuck children :)
     
  20. SleepingWarrior

    SleepingWarrior Well-Known Member VIP

    Reputations:
    16,566
    Joined:
    Jan 2, 2012
    Messages:
    10,456
    Likes Received:
    3,657
    Also I thought psychiatry tried to avoid diagnosing the young with psychological disorders until after they had gone through puberty and their hormones had settled? Just strikes me as odd that most standards are either outright ignored or skirted around when it comes to sexual issues.