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Every Time the Media Failed to Turn Me Transgender

Conservatives insist that exposure to gender fluidity is transing our children. To which I say: I wish.

A child looks at a laptop, sense of discovery clearly awakened.
The face of a child who has just seen “Stargate.” Photo by AHMED HINDAWI on Unsplash

If you’ve paid any attention to the “debate” around trans rights in the United States, you’ve heard of “rapid-onset gender dysphoria” — or, as the real Nazis like to say, “grooming.” The idea, in brief, is…



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Jude Ellison S. Doyle

Jude Ellison S. Doyle

Author of “Trainwreck” (Melville House, ‘16) and “Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers” (Melville House, ‘19). Columns published far and wide across the Internet.