Helping Children With Gender Dysphoria – Wall Street Journal

Regarding Debra W. Soh’s “The Transgender Battle Line: Childhood” (op-ed, Jan. 5): There is good reason why pediatrics is a branch of medicine. We know that children are not “little adults” and the way in which we treat them is much different than how we treat adults. We have hospitals specifically dedicated to the care of children and are aware of their physiological differences—specifically the adolescent’s brain and its continual development. Ask any parent who has raised a child to adulthood about the many “phases” their child has gone through, and how the emotions, personality and character of that child have…