What can science teach us about gender identity and dysphoria?
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Suicide rates DO decrease once they transition and if they are accepted into society, but how low? To 30%! That's higher than practically any population on earth! It's obviously a mental illness, even if their brains do align more with their perceived gender, there is clearly something causing this incredibly high suicide rate that does not have to do with how accepted you are in society.
This is fake
Because some transgenders are twin and their twin sister or twin brother are NOT transgender. They have exactly the SAME DNA, and one is transgender and the other is not. How can you explain about that. Shit
This is really great but also presents a very binary view of gender- I’d be curious about what you guys have to say about the science of being nonbinary, cause nonbinary folks are also part of the trans community. But this is a great video and I learned some stuff! Brains sure are cool
I really don't think it could be genetics for all we know it could be something mankind was exposed to in the last couple hundred years I really don't think that Gene could survive through that many years of religion and segregation of people that are different come on it hasn't even been 60 years from the whole black and white thing I'm just saying if this is such a common thing in people wouldn't it have been documented and known for centuries now but you never know but the truth is we're human beings and we're probably capable of anything.
All this video does is prove that Gender Dysphoria is a thing, something that is ignorant to deny. The controversial part of “Transgenderism” is “transitioning” and the forced use of “preferred pronouns”. I, like many others, don’t agree with transitioning and referring to someone by something they aren’t (e.g calling a man a woman and vice versus). You are as you were born; nothing can change that.
*btw this video doesn’t provide any evidence that there are “more than 2 genders” as some have stated in the comments. There are only 2 genders, sorry.*
This is total bullshit, there are trans that regret transitioning and have transitioned back, so are their brains totally screwed up. And what about those that are simply followers of this ideology. Different groups have those that push their ideology and then the followers, the majority, that go along until they grow up and abandon the ideology. This true for every new generation and will continue........................All this bullshit is in the heads of those that follow. But it's only the LGBT community that try to claim it's down to biology, not choice. We didn't hear that claim from skinheads, or mods and rockers or teddy boys and any other group, that they had some biological defect...............
I'm all for you do whatever you want, but there is no denying this is a mental illness. But it isn't just because someone is mentally ill that they should be treated as inferiors. Everyone should be treated with respect. Transgenderism shouldn't be encouraged but it should be tolerated because everything is ok as long as it doesn't harm or affect others.
I find it amusing how difficult it is for some people to set aside their opinion for 5 minutes and objectively listen to what someone else has to say. "Seek first to understand before seeking to be understood."
This is an awesome video with no bias and clear facts and data to validate a hypothesis. Definitely helped me learn a lot about Transgenderism.
However I still have one question, what is the difference by Gender Dysphoria and being Transgender? Or are they the same thing, transgender just being a euphemism for Gender Dysphoria?
My genitalia? Your genitals is what tells you if your male/female. I was born as a female. I'm living as a female. And I'm a tomboy, I'm not the stereotypical teenage girl that gossips, and wear make-up. I hate make-up. The point is if you were born a man then you're a MAN. If you're born a woman then you're a WOMAN. Transgenders have a mental illnesses, and doctors shouldn't be telling them to live with their disability.
It's also not like that genetic mutations are bad either, sometimes they just happen for seemingly no reason at all! some serve a purpose and some don't really do much at all. Nothing you can do about it and there is no need for a cure for it. The only thing in life that matters is if you are happy.
That's like saying you wanna cure African Americans because of their dark skin and saying their dark skin color is a disease.
Having dark skin is genetic, so is being trans, you don't need to cure it. You just need to accept it.
ms wpwm Oh yes I understand. I wish “feminist” from my country of America would fight for women’s rights for those people who need it. Instead they all get mad at men for spreading their legs slightly apart on a train! People in my country say gender is a social construct so they can be “non-binary” which means they don’t associate with any gender. Most feminist women also want to feel like a victim in my country so they make up all lot of stuff.
part of the reason why people say gender is a social construct is because women are expected to behave a certain way and man are expected to behave a certain way too... like in the country I live in, in Southeast Asia (Terengganu, Malaysia), Muslim men can marry up to 4 wives but muslim women can't. It is the norm, this rule isn't questioned by Muslims where I live. A muslim woman who takes her religion seriously is expected to cover herself up. This is an example of another norm, a rule that's not questioned... Gender as a social construct is affected by culture, country, tradition, race and religion...
This is like the sociological part of it...
The psychological/ biological part of it has to do with sexual orientation/ how a person identifies. This part explains who the person is attracted to... basically all the things being explained in this video...
Hope you understand :D
Transgenders make up a small percentage of the HUMAN population which means they are a deviation. We should accept that they exist but we should not teach that they are normal/right. Just like how we do not say people with 6 fingers are normal but they still exist
Unity Flare they deserve respect as human beings i agree with that we are all human at the end of the day but we shouldn’t teach these things as “normal”. We can’t tell boys and girls that these things are normal
Some people have different standards and definitions for what is normal. Just because something isn't the majority of the world doesn't make it abnormal. Transgender men and women should be taken as being normal because it's just like having blue eyes, blonde hair, brown hair, brown eye's etc..
They where born with it. It isn't an illness or a birth defect or anything like that. It's a genetic mutation just like the blue eye genetic mutation. Some genetic mutations really don't serve a purpose they just happen.
Yeah I can actually. https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0016885
Let's also not forget that transgenders go through health risks such as taking puberty blockers as a child, taking hormones to "transition" and mutilating their genitals.
I wasn't looking for pity, I was just outlining that sexuality or gender identity aren't choices because no one would give up a safe life. Also this isn't a job, this is multiple jobs that didn't hire me despite explicitly asking for experienced people, yet I see their new employees and they're inexperienced trainees. These employers like me when they meet me, like me during the interview but don't like me when they learn I'm trans via my old manager who is a reference.
Trans umployment rates are higher than cis unemployment rates and it's not due to the trans people themselves, it's from bigoted employers. I know people fired from jobs when they come out, and even my last job wouldn't let me transition because I had to "be normal".
Funnily enough I did get another job, one I'm inexperienced at and coincidentally it is a job that doesn't know I'm trans at all. Go figure.
A lot of you gotta grow up. Transgender people are real, as explained in this bloody video if you actually bothered to watch it instead of commenting things just to start shit. Also, if you're going to reply to this comment with hate or why I'm "wrong" then you're wasting your time. Enjoy your life full of misery and stupidity, transphobes.
I honestly cant stand the hate that trans people are still receiving. These humans are just trying to live their life and they just want to be happy but some people just gotta try and be smart. Trans is okay. Transphobes are just dull and cant accept that there are people who are different. They're not affecting your life. They're not trying to "make" you trans. I don't understand why this has become such a problem.
I bet you see transgender people quite often and don't realise they're trans.
A good percentage of us pass completely undetected, and you'd never know unless we told you.
It's only during the transition process that it's easy to spot us.
f Gee mate that’s an easy argument for someone who doesn’t understand gender dysphoria. What if you had long hair and for every minute of your life you hated it but everyone told u to just love it. Instead of being miserable you cut ur hair and everyone hates you for it. There’s no way to win
+Danny A what brain variations exactly? I've had people try to link me to evidence that supports the theory of "transgenders having a different brain" but none of these sources actually provide brain scans to prove so.
jessica jones being politically correct has nothing to do with realizing that some people have brain variations that don’t match yours. This was not a celebration this was informative. Should we say that about schizophrenia? Epilepsy? Ah it’s just in ur brain therefore it doesn’t exist. I get how it’s a hard concept but why can’t you just mind ur business
THANK GOD. people without dysphoria who want to be trans are basically ruining their own lives. apparently, there are people who wanted to be trans when younger but didn't have dysphoria and now grew up and regret their decision, *because it was just a phase*
somedrifloon Gender Euphoria is what makes trans men and women trans! Dysphoria is just a symptom of being trans. If you’re more comfortable and have more euphoria with a different gender, it means you belong to that certain gender!
That doesn't even make sense. We call transgenderism as being a mental illness because they're delusional about their gender. "Cis gender" as you call it are those people who acknowledge what their biological gender is. You know, if they popped out of their mom's vagina as a male or female. We're not living in a deluded reality flipping our entire lives upside down for it but transgenders are.
I thought God was all-loving, understanding, empathetic, good, and just?
I highly doubt God will shit on people who have to suffer through one of the most traumatic experiences anyone can face.
if he does, he's not all-loving.
You can't have it both ways.
Also, Christians are meant to follow God and Jesus and love their neighbor as themselves. I highly doubt saying "let god burn them quickly" is loving people like Jesus told you to.
If you're Christian, act like one. Follow Jesus not only when it suits your personal beliefs, biases, bigotry, etc, but all the time. Jesus won't look kindly on people who are selective in who they show God's love to.
Transgender agenda is pushed by Jews to sterilize Europeans across the Western World and plummet our birthrates. Same reason why they push homosexuality, miscegenation and open borders. Its genocide. Kalergi Plan. United Nations policy, Replacement Migration. Endless streams of illegals who have between 2 to 4 times the amount of kids as Europeans. Forcing Europeans into a rapid minority all over the Western World, then either mixing fully or just dying out. At current rates, minority before 2050 and then plummeting after that. We need to secure our borders, expel the illegals and guard the southern border in America and Europe. I feel bad for all these Trans people, they're being sterilized when there's medication that stops mental symptoms of gender dysphoria, that can give them a normal life back in as fast as a week. They're being used, manipulated, lied to and used for profit, while these sick people get wealthy from Sterilizing Europeans across the Western World, who they hate and admit they're seeking genocide in regard to these peoples race. They're sterilizing toddlers now and claiming kids at 5 years old, who can't pick their own dinner or bedtime, can decide their gender.....Wake up people..... This is essentially Eugenics, the people hate you and your people. Rapidly approaching, the biggest genocide in human history. We must all unite, expose these crimes against humanity, end illegal mass immigration they push to take our countries away from us and kill us off. Jews enslaved Africans and owned all of the slave ships and auctions NOT White Americans/Europeans. Jews ran the entire Transatlantic slave trade. They created the KKK in 1865, as an offshoot of their occult Secret societies, after White Republicans abolished slavery. They also fund Black Panther, Black Lives Matter and Antifa to create racial division and civil unrest. They openly laugh, brag and state, if they're successful in the genocide of Europeans across the World, that they'll rule over the dark races forever unopposed and be worshipped as Gods on Earth. Conveying how the dark races will be their slaves and will never be anle to unite and oppose them, because they aren't even intelligent enough to figure out what's going on! These people are twisted and sick. They're directly responsible for the genocide, of every other race on this Earth, between Millions and Tens of Millions. All of which these Jews, deprived of water, starved, worked around the clock, tortured, left them exposed to the elements in freezing temperatures and outright just killed them. It's time to wake the hell up people....
Oof, but for me, the options are be a girl or commit suicide. I tried to live life as a guy and it drove me to the point of standing at the edge of a tall building about to take my own life. Once I accepted myself as who I was I became much happier and suicidal thoughts are much rarer now.
Pimozide for one, but, there's more than just one. Also, a lot of it has been discovered to be a hormone imbalance as well. Taking testosterone if you were born male, with or without the medication, many had very successful results. Those born female, can take estrogen if theres an imbalance. Most males who transition, usually have a softer look to them to begin with, same with the females having more masculine features in a great deal of this. Regardless of political affiliation, I'm entirely conservative through and through. I NEVER want to see my people or ANYONE be used for money to extend treatment that could end immediately with medication, seeing all of these Europeans in America and the Western World and especially children, being subjected to sterilization as a TODDLER! All of these things truly bother me and i just want to show people, theres other options that AREN'T permanent. I want you all having families, beautiful children of your own.... This bothers far more people and mostly conservatives, than any of you realize. This deeply bothers, angers and upsets us. I just hope for the people who already took permanent actions, that maybe i can do something by telling everyone this, so other people, especially the teens and younger don't do this to themselves.... Many teens are even starting to lie and push to get the surgery, because someone else got it done and they want to fit in and be liked. It's extremely sad to read things like this... Please, stop doing this...Your creator and your American Brothers & Sisters love all of you. We're tired of seeing this happen and being upset and mad csuse you've been lied to and taken advantage of, by these apathetic liars. Our creator didn't make us to do these horrible things to each other and ourselves. You were meant to have a Husband/Wife, Have children of your own and a beautiful loving family of your own. It hurts to think that those who've already gone too far, won't have these things in the future and will most likely be alone in their later years....
+Echo No.... Theres medications that have been out for a long time that completely stop all these symptoms in as little as a week. Going through with that is the worst possible thing to do and they're even sterilizing toddlers. This is Eugenics on Europeans to genocide our people. Plain and simple. They're sterilizing all these people so they dont have kids and die alone.
YES! Coming from a ftm trans guy, transgenderism *is* a mental illness, this doesn’t mean that we should be put in insane asylums, it means that we need medical treatment, and as far as we know, the best way to treat transgenderism is through physically and socially transitioning.
Fair, I didn't specify. There is no complete cure*, the best modern medical science and technology can offer is transitioning. Happy?
I believe there's only two genders. NB people definitely exist, but being Non-Binary by definition means you don't identify with either gender, and that's not a gender.
I believe there's many identities one can have, but only two genders.
+Echo lol you literally just said in your previous comment it is a cure and now you're saying there is no cure? This is why so many people still struggle to find this logical. Transgenders and their supporters like to claim there's more than 2 genders but when you ask them how many, they say they don't know. If the concept of gender is going to be changed for an entire society, it needs to have a concrete foundation and definition. So far though all I'm hearing is a lot of confusion from the transgender community and their supporters.
There is also no cure right now, the only way is to treat the symptoms of dysphoria by making the body attempt to match the mind.
You can't just tinker with the mind and expect it to work. Depression is far less complex than dysphoria and even then antidepressants only work some of the time, and often have no effect in some people!
+Echo the suicide rate among transgenders doesn't change after they "transition". So no, it isn't a cure. Even Gigi here in this video has demonstrated the twisted mentality that goes on with transgenders. He recently uploaded a video crying because he can't get pregnant. Knowing that he was born a male with the reproductive system of a male, does it really seem logical to you that anyone under those circumstances should feel sorry for themselves? This is just one example of many that even after "transitioning" these people are never fully satisfied. It's because they're living in a delusion that simply does not make sense. Like I said, transitioning merely masks the problem like a bandaid but it's not an actual cure that reaches the root of the problem.
Can you explain the 40% suicide rate? Im assuming that this would change alot of what you have to say here. And dont tell me that the suicide rate is this high because of bullying, this rate isnt comparable to JEWS IN THE HOLOCAUST. I think a science video could have provided more facts and logic than trying to appeal to their political biases. (I'm not saying I dont have biases, but there should be better justification of both sides). Please pin the comment to create a discussion!
+Danny A I know it doesn't exist. trans is a mental disorder that makes you want to be the it her gender but there's no cure. non binary is a chozen mental disorder that peaple made up to look for attention and meke themselfs feel better
breathin non binary ain’t real my g. It’s people who look for attention. All trans people want is to be viewed as cis but non binary is people who don’t feel 100% there gender. Who to is 100% their gender. Non binary doesn’t exist
This is liberal propaganda with the term science slapped on it. They're trying to make a serious mental illness into something normal. What's next telling people with paranoid schizophrenia that the voices they hear are normal? There's a reason it's called Gender Dysphoria Disorder and not fact because you're not that gender. No reason to take AsapSCIENCE seriously whatsoever they're doing propaganda for liberals on social issues. Transgender people are sick and need help.
As a biologist, I can accredit most of the information presented here. That said, I don't believe there is anywhere near enough evidence to substantiate the proclamation that CYP17 definitively links transgenderism to a genetic expression. At best it is a tenuous correlation, which you are cherry picking information to fit; for example, you make no assertion regarding the role of CYP17 as a catalyst, its role in the synthesis of glucocorticoids nor its place in the aetiology of several autosomal recessive diseases.
What if... gender, race, sexuality and even mental "disorders" aren't real?
They aren't, people just believe they are enough that they become real.
PS I am in full support of everything mentioned, so keep that in mind.
Gigi said there are studies that prove some men have female brains and some women have males brains. Can you please cite the studies so I can look them up for myself. I have never seen any scientific evidence of that but I hear it asserted all of the time.
probably cause Gigi is a known trans so they knew it would have supporting facts so I'm guessing hardcore trans phobic people just disliked it because it supports the science of it being a real thing rather than someone being "crazy" or whatever they think trans people are..
. I ask everyone who watches this video to go look up the science behind mental disorders such as psychopathy, sociopathy, bipolar disorder....ect because the science of these disorders will show how certain developments( deficits and or enlarged areas) in the brain produce a certain type of BEHAVIOR! If anything this video proves that trangenderism is not an issue of the genetelia it's an issue of nuerology just like every other mental disorder tht effects BEHAVIOR!
Statistically 40% of all transgenders commit suicide even after transitioning, so no, transitioning is not the answer. As you said there is no cure and last time i checked changing the genitalia doesn't change the brain. That's like saying let psychopaths murder in order to relieve them from the lack of being unable to feel empathy. ineffective.
well gender dysphoria is categorised as a mental condition, but since there is no cure to that, all transgender people can do is transition in order to relieve the dysphoria so they won't feel like shit for the rest for their lives
Victrola 1925 I’m certain trans aren’t a failed abortion. Perhaps ur thinking of ur self? Transgender is not a gender u thick cunt transgender is a term for those who switch from male to female or female to male due to a mental disorder
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