What can science teach us about gender identity and dysphoria?
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So basically all this proves that if there are legitimate "trans" ppl,they have a mental defect during brain development,which is why they experience dysphoria and beleive that they are different gender than what they were actually born as. Welp not sure where they got their data from or what study and or who did it but this was basically a shot in the foot for them, if they were attempting to be a white knight and try to justify the whole trans fad lol
People would rather believe there is a gene for being trans-gender than specific genes for hard work or creativity. So to speak, 'Transgender' people, are quite deluded in her own confidence, which I am sure, is easy to maintain with the masses of hyper-liberals support her. Our society's degeneracy comes at the courtesy of democracy.
+RyuukoGo its not an opinion its a fact...you are either born a male or female...you cannot be both or a boy pretending to be a girl....this has been the case for thousands of years...and its only the past decade people have started this bullshit.
Yeah the the science that spent hundreds of millions of pounds/dollars subverting nature while children around the world died in their millions because of lack of funding for health care and food.
Way to go world👍🏼
Kids starve because of corrupt Governments not from people transitiong.Are you always such a drama queen?
.Africa is a perfect example of it...it produces the world's gold but it's poor have been starving for hundreds of years .
I'm physically male with male genitals.
I'm transitiong my body to more female ...hence ... Transgender.
My pronouns are still he and him even at the Transgender support group. I'm the odd one in the Transgender community 😁
This is why I'm trying my best to support my friends because two of my friends are bisexual and recently I found out that a student in my class is suffering gender dysphoria and they wanted to be a boy but also still like boys right now I'm helping them with terms and trying to get used to stuff so me and my one friend are respecting their pronouns for going to help them as much as we can and it's going well
Sometimes I think people get gender expression and actually gender confused. I was born a female, I am okay with that. I am not feminine at all. I hate particularly feminine things like dresses, makeup, etc. I’d rather play video games and wear sweatpants (usually ‘male’ things). Does that make me a boy because I hate dresses and flowers? No, I am still biologically a girl. You can express your gender however you feel comfortable, but the way you express your gender does not mean you are another gender.
If you choose to be transgender, that’s up to you. Of course you deserve basic human rights and respect, but not everyone has to change their lives to cater to your feelings or your own choices. I don’t mean to be rude I’m just trying to say it as it is.
my ashleigh hung out with a bunch of other trendy gendercriminal teens, signed up for tumblr, and started telling me that she was “transgender”. well, i immediately knew it was a phase so i started encouraging her to get over it by beating her whenever she brought it up, burning anything she owned that wasn’t bright pink, and addressing her only as “freak”. well, what do you know, she finally came around and told me she’s over it! bet you can’t explain that!
This is PSEUDOSCIENCE. "Transgender" is a MENTAL DISORDER known in Psychiatry as 'Gender Dysphoria' - an aspect of morbid self-indulgence. There are only TWO genders, these are MALE and FEMALE, they are BIOLOGICALLY DETERMINED in your DNA and IMMUTABLE, regardless of sexuality, subjective "feelings" or gender pronouns.
+RyuukoGo You have had your replies SEVERAL TIMES - go troll someone else you fool.
Every time you come to me from now on, you will be reported under YouTube community guidelines for harassment and bullying (trolling).
I didn't say that, I just pointed out the agenda markers. No one is assigned a gender. It is observed based on biology. Some don't fit that categorization, but for the vast majority it does. Presuming that that is somehow a violation just doesn't fit the vast majority for which it does. It is trying to inject a problem into the majority instead of just saying it doesn't fit the few exceptions for which it doesn't. It is pretty simple to understand unless you have an agenda to push.
Even _if_ it was just a mental disorder, it doesn't justify taking their rights away. Depressed, bipolar act out on their illness all the time and often don't get therapy to treat it. You don't see morons trying to strip these people of human rights for being mentally ill, but they won't accept trans people for who they are. The truth is that bigots are just selective with people to discriminate against and who they think "deserve" to live. The thing is that illnesses like depression could go away if treated successfully, while a trans person with dysphoria will always have that dysphoria. Plus you aren't even born with depression, narcissistic personality disorder, bipolar disorder or shit like that. However, you are born with gender dysphoria.
I have a question about the scientific studies that examined the brains of transgender people compared to the brains of cisgender people. From what I understand, a trans woman has a brain structure similar to a cisgender woman's brain and likewise for trans men. My question is about the studies that found these similarities. Had the transgender subjects in the scientific studies undergone, or were undergoing, hormonal therapy? If so, how can we be sure that the hormonal therapy didn't cause the brain similarities?
Okay... honest question I’m no sjw, I’m just looking for answers/opinions; I know someone who has very real diagnosed gender Dysphoria, was born female but does not feel comfortable as a female. However this person does not want to transition to the male gender. This person also has growth hormone deficiency and did not go through puberty correctly, could these be related? Thoughts on gender Dysphoria for people who do not want to be the other gender?
Well there isn't any functional difference between men and women. Plus it seems like it's really all in your head. I mean gender is a social construct so there can't truly, and objectively be such a thing as transgender or gender in general. In fact you could likely change it by changing the brain, just because someone might have a gene for something doesn't mean it will be expressed therefor kind of throwing a wrench in the whole thing.
If gender wasn't a concept then I wonder if people would say it exists. Likely not. These studies don't validate anything since gender itself is a human invention. Plus if we are talking about science validating things it also says race is not valid from a scientific point but we still act like it does. It also says that love doesn't exist either but we still pretend it does.
neverlandsong1 you likely believe that because being transgender has been dismissed as deviancy in western culture. in other cultures, like what RyuukoGo mentions, it is accepted. trans people used to just move away from home and present as their gender in a new town where no one knew them, but that’s not possible with tech these days. it’s more well-known because policy has to be made to include trans ppl in definitions and policy for legal purposes, transitioning medically, etc. it’s well documented all over the world in different time periods if you just look it up!
A female brain and a male brain that are structurally and functionally different? You may have the transgenders on your side, but feminists will be pulling their own hair. This implies that men and women are fundamentally different and have different capabilities lol
Joseph Roberts 40% of us kill ourselves because we are invalidated by the people around us just because we're trying to be ourselves. they're talking about it because the 40% really needs to go down, if you have proper morals. Also, we're not degenerates
BOOOOOOOOOOOOOO. YOUR SCIENCE AND LOGIC ARE FLAWED. THERE ARE TWO GENDERS AND YOU REBEL AGAINST GOD WHEN HE DECIDE FOR YOURSELF WHO YOUD LIKE TO IMPERSONATE. I WILL NEVER CALL YOU A WOMAN IF YOU WERE BORN A MAN FOR TO DO SO IS TO LIE. YOU ARE REPROBATE AND LEAD HIS CHILDREN ASTRAY. PROCEED AGAINST THE BASTARDS AND THE REPROBATES AND THE CHILDREN OF LAWLESSNESS. THE LORD IS COMING BUT A HUGE TRIBULATION TOO. ALL THOSE WATCHING WHETHER YOU BELIEVE IN CHRIST JESUS OR NOT REPENT WHILE YOU STILL HAVE A CHANCE. THIS GOES FOR ME AS WELL. HELL IS REAL. HELL IS REAL. HELL IS REAL!!!!!!!!!!!!
Wtf. I'm pretty sure that trans people would say there are two genders, or some might say more than 2. There is a thing called gender identity. You just offended 2% of the human population, possibly more.
Science as it is can teach us nothing about being transgender because the Left have their pseudo scientists who claim to have the facts, and the Right have their pseudo scientists who claim to have the facts, and the real scientists don't care much about educating people on facts of reality.
These ARE the facts. Transgenderism isn't an ideology, and politics aren't affecting this field of science. It's just morons from both left and right think it is, and consider facts like the ones shown in this video, biased. The transgender phenomenon is well documented, and has a lot of evidence to back it up.
Science doesn't need to suit people's feelings,if that's the case,me being a smoker,I hate opening my pack to only see these bad effects caused by smoking it's feels like it sucks to smoke knowing that's what I'm doing to my body so we should take down all these do not smoke inside or near doors and in parks signs down because that makes me feel excluded and let's remove all the warnings of the effects of smoking and the need help to quit numbers because it makes me feel bad about the negative effects smoking is causing to my body.I hoped for better from you asap "science"
It's not a try when you based your information on "facts",you'll wanna do a lot more digging than one article or video because you could just be basing your information on someone's opinion if you don't look hard enough,you aren't going to have much to use in a debate if you limit your information to only a few sources and you will need reliable sources to gather the factual information,I have witnessed how the transgender dysphoria mental illness works through a family member,she will have to deal with self inflicted pain and thoughts of suicide until she recieve the proper medications as she is currently going through the process of transitioning and it's not helping her at all and she is very confused and you can tell she feels either genders depending on her day she won't just stick with one and therfore after/if she transitions she'll think the same self harmful and suicidal thoughts she did when she was a girl,not basing my judgment soley from that I'm just explaining the facts meet with it spot on,I mean all this with total respect and I'm not mocking you at all,I would just prefer more properly educated people rather than people who mix facts with opinions.
People with transgender dysphoria who do and don't get the operation both have the same 41% suicide rate so find me legitimate statistics saying there is a difference otherwise you have based your "knowledge" out of an opinion rather than fact,not all medications work the same for all schizophrenic people so not all the same medications will work for people with transgender dysphoria,we wouldn't just pass off schizophrenic hallucinations as "seeing ghosts" or "hearing god",so thoughts of self harm coming from not feeling like the gender you're born into will not stop unless you can find a way to come to terms with it other than suicide or transitioning because not feeling like the gender you are will be the next step from not feeling like the gender you're born into leading to the same 41% suicide rate,therefore you need meditation to help you think realistically and know it won't be the end of the world due to what's in your pants
Fairly decent video and pleasantly surprised at the nonbiased approach. The only two problems I had with the video was when they were talking about the brain and the suicide rate. We don’t know nearly enough about the brain to be able to say what is exactly linking the shape of the brain and it’s connection to gender dysphoria. The suicide rate isn’t just high, it’s 10x national average; 40%. No other group in history has ever come close to that high of a suicide rate; not the African Americans before 1960 that were treated as lesser human beings, nor homosexuals during the 1970-1980 HIV scare when society thought the frightening disease was attributed to them. While there are horrible people out there, 40% is far too high to attribute to social intolerance; more likely linking with severe depression caused by uncontrollable chemical imbalance of neurotransmitters (ex: dopamine). There are no studies to show that tolerance and surgery will lower depression and the suicide rate to a “normal” rate. As someone who has been medically treated for severe depression, I feel nothing but sympathy and wish kindness for these people going through such a tough life. Although I sympathize, I cannot accept that tolerance is the only hope. If we accept that tolerance is the only option, we less likely to find any other option. If in the future I have a kid with gender dysphoria, I don’t want to be basically flipping a coin to see whether or not he will commit suicide.
Actually there are studies that show that people's happiness increases when they're accepted by people, that they're happiness increases when they're able to physically and socially transition, and that suicide attempt rates are much higher with people who have families that don't support them.
If you have a future child who is trans, be supportive. It's not just a coin flip, it's about being there for them.
People who don’t believe in transgender people are just denying science. Like ya, I understand biology, but I also understand neurology. People can’t just ignore the neurological evidence to fit their own agenda. Anyway, nice video.
There is countless mental disorders for example Amputee Identity Disorder, where people have an intense feeling they should be blind, or without an arm or a leg etc... It's a mental disorder and no sane persons are feeding those sick people delusion. Then why so many dumbass are feeding the transgender delusion? The genes cannot be modified. Putting makeup and women's clothes on a man will never, ever, make him a woman and vice versa. Stop feeding their mental illness, you are destroying a whole civilization to accommodate some sick people.
Ultack Well to be fair, i think it's their right to get their own arms or legs amputated, as they don't harm anybody, but I still found it a bit crazy for them to do that, but I'm not forcing anyone not to do that.
Damn..sounds tough to have to be running around under the radar like that. Wish you the best of luck in coming out :)
But it would be better if you got the diagnosis to back you up besides the video (If you haven't been to a doctor yet). Good Luck! FIGHTING!!
IamKingOfHearts Rape, murder, assault. All natural, but that doesn't make them good.
Medicine, internet, technology. All unnatural, but that doesn't make them bad.
It's almost like how "natural" something isn't at all relevant to how good or useful it is.
This explains the science in an unbiased and educated manner, but it in no way validates transgenderism. We should now be looking into what in our modern society is damaging an individual's brain to contort on itself and act as the opposite gender. Is it chemicals from manufactured products? Chemicals on food? Untested medication?
And what can we do to research a cure to this mental illness while still respecting the individual's rights. Imagine if we could cure gender dysphoria. So many lives would be saved considering transgenders have a high suicide rate.
A Meme Conservator None of those things. Despite what you seem to think trans people have been around for a long time. It's likely a biological cause, it's possible we could find away to prevent it, but that's unlikely anytime soon.
Ummmmm? Your you okay is you food contaminated? Because i don’t have a mental illness lmao the lgbt+ community isn’t arguing with you on being straight or whatever just leave us alone we’re not bothering you.
Damascus Fox The study uses lifetime suicide attempts. That means that if you attempted suicide before transitioning, but never afterwards you'd still be counted in the "post transition" suicide attempts.
The Ontario Pulse Project has a better study done on past year attempt rates. And guess what? Trans people who transitioned had lower past year attempt rates than those that hadn't.
It should be obvious to anyone with basic reasoning skills that if a rate doesn't change *AT ALL* after a very life changing thing then the study is bullshit.
+RyuukoGo Great, I'm glad it doesn't occur to you as same as before, I'll say this simply because I care for your being, if you still feel like that sometimes (even a little bit) seek professional help, i don't know if you or anyone else might take it as I'm being judgy or anything but I'm really not
I'm Intersex and Transgender...HRT has made a huge difference in my mental a physical well being.
Oh sure the suicide idealization does come up at times but not as much as it used to . Unfortunately suicide to a lot in the Transgender community is a permanent solution to a temporary problem.
Were given this life and like everyone else do the best we can .
Suicide rates after transitioning stay the same, so it doesn't affect how you feel. Also, its not just transgender people who commit suicide because their family rejects them or because of health care.
Where did you get that? The most cited source doesn't show that the suicide rate stays the same after transition. All it shows is that post-op transgender people are still at a higher risk of suicide compared to the GENERAL POPULATION, and not pre-op trannies. It's obvious that the cause of these transgender suicides aren't just family or health care rejecting them. It's also gender dysphoria itself that causes the suicides.
I just learned more than I ever had learned in both science and life class or whatever the hell its called (fully alive? Or it’s probably just the name of the book I dunno)
in just 5 minutes
Who needs class when you got asap science?
No but I loved this vid they should teach this in school it would be really informing, i would love it if they taught this In my school instead of just learning the same things over and over again.
+Mark Cangila I never sayed u should discriminate, but it is a mental illness because they are thinking that they are one thing but it isn't true and are upset that thier fantasy isn't reality. It's a mental illness because it's all in their head, they are cutting healthly body parts to fit the image in their mind. Thats no different then a eating disorder where people go to extreme measures to fit or fix the image of them in thier mind where in reality they are fine, but then when they try to fit that fantasy in their mind they become perfect or they need to do more but in reality they are unhealthy.
Actually, the facts show that the high suicide rates do NOT get better after transitioning, and are NOT strongly related to rejection, discrimination, or oppression. We need to be focusing on how to actually help these people instead of going to drugs and surgeries for the answer when they don't solve the underlying issues.
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