From the person who told us it’s outrageous that trans-hormones are dealt out by specialist doctors, not GPs

45% of trans respondents said that their GP did not have a good understanding of their needs as a trans person, with 55% of non-binary people reporting similar issues.

8 thoughts on “From the person who told us it’s outrageous that trans-hormones are dealt out by specialist doctors, not GPs”

  1. Similarly, it’s outrageous that my GP did not have a good understanding of nasopharyngeal transpalatal papillomas and had to refer me to a specialist. He should’a whipped it out like my ingrowing toenail.

  2. Personally I’d quite like to be able to skip the GP gatekeeper and go straight to the specialist; but I understand it helps with cost control.

  3. Transsexuals – as they used to be known – used to be cases for psychiatrists who are specialists in mental disorders, not GPs who aren’t.

  4. Eh, when trannies cry about “gatekeeping” they mean “give me the pills and surgeries I want to validate my fetish, whenever I ask for them no questions asked”.

    But “gatekeeping” is snappier.

  5. I rarely have sympathies for GPs but I can understand how they might find it hard to grasp the exact ‘needs’ of the various narcissists, perverts and loonies which make up the ‘trans and non-binary’ community;

  6. Dennis, Pointing Out The Obvious

    45% of trans respondents said that their GP did not have a good understanding of their needs as a trans person, with 55% of non-binary people reporting similar issues.

    GPs aren’t trained mental health professionals.

  7. ‘Transgender inclusion, fairness and safety often cannot co-exist’ says major review

    A surprisingly sensible article (in places at least) on the bbc sports site suggesting “open” categories in addition to male and female.

    You can almost hear the wailing and gnashing of teeth from the usual suspects.

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