Hey, do you guys remember when Republican Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine betrayed the people of his state and the GOP platform in general by veoting a ban on children receiving transgender surgeries and other treatments? Yeah it was just a week ago, so that one is probably fresh in your mind, especially if you live in the Buckeye State. Of course, by this time, you should probably be used to DeWine stabbing you in the back. Just look at how he handled the COVID-19 pandemic.
Well, as it turns out, the very Ohio hospital that actively lobbied DeWine to exercise his veto power on the ban has been twisting and misrepresenting its approach concerning parental involvement in the decision making of young people considering transgender treatment, according to training videos that were obtained by the Daily Wire.
In other words, they were fooling parents into allowing their kids to get mutilated in order to match the gender they claimed they were, despite the fact that every other major life decision, such as drinking alcohol, smoking, getting married, voting, and joining the military, requires a person to be a legal adult. Heck, much of the latest research has shown that a person’s brain and personality are not fully developed until they are 25-years-old. Yet we’re supposed to believe a pre-teen or teenage kid can make a life-altering decision such as cutting off their boobs or penis? Give me a break.
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, which both hosted DeWine onsite ahead of his veto of the ban on transgender procedures and testified against it in the legislature, said publicly in its opposition campaign that parental involvement is a priority. Steve Davis, the hospital’s president and CEO, testified that the bill “would hinder doctors and parents from collaboratively deciding the best treatment for their children.” He also stated that parental consent is always required.
Top officials in the hospital’s heralded Transgender Health Center, however, said otherwise in an internal training session on how to approach transgender-identifying children. The training sessions reveal not only that doctors strategize how to circumvent parents skeptical about their children undergoing sex-change procedures, but also that they are actively steering children towards undergoing treatments, which have skyrocketed in recent years at the facility.
Dr. Lee Ann Conard, the center’s director who introduced herself along with her pronouns and refers to parents predominantly as “caregivers,” says in the training video that there are ways to progress a child towards so-called “gender-affirmation” without parental support. Dr. Conard suggests putting the child in therapy without telling the parent why, and even stopping a young girl’s periods.
“Some kids aren’t ready to tell the parents, and we shouldn’t out them,” Dr. Conard goes on to say in the training materials. “If the kid doesn’t wanna talk to the parent … are there things that we can do medically to help? We can refer a child for therapy without the parent knowing that the kid told us they’re transgender. If they’re having significant anxiety and depression, the other thing is menstrual suppression.”
Notice how little Conard respects the authority of the parent in this scenario. God gives a parent full authority and responsibility to raise their child. The government and medical establishment have no say in the matter. If a child is claiming they are having issues with gender dysphoria, the parent has the right to know and the responsibility for helping the child to choose the best course of action to help treat the disorder. And that’s what it is. A disorder of the brain.
NEW: Internal training shows that Cincinnati Children's Hospital, which donated thousands to @GovMikeDeWine and lobbied him to veto a transgender surgery ban for minors, trains doctors on how to circumvent parents who don't support sex-change procedures
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Right after Conard’s spiel in the video, Dr. Bridget Hagood takes center stage. Hagood is the one who conducts “gender-focused therapy” that Conard thinks kids should be able to receive without gaining parental consent. In other words, Hagood helps aid and increase the confusion young children are already experiencing, causing them to further go down the transgender rabbit hole. Hagood goes on to explain in the video that the best approach to care for kids experiencing this problem is “gender affirming” going on to add the she has “comfort in writing letters for hormones.
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Evie Heflin, a social worker for the transgender clinic, warns during the training that doctors should avoid references to transgenderism in a child’s medical chart because parents could access it.
“It is really important to think about with the Cares Act, and like, families having more direct access to medical records, to really think about how we’re charting and the things that we’re putting in there,” Heflin, who is a trans-identifying male, went on to say. “We want to make sure that we’re able to protect the safety and the privacy of our patients, especially for families that might not be affirming.”
Again, these so-called “professionals” are all on board with undermining the parents of these children, completely ignoring the massive amounts of data that shows kids who go through with these procedures more often than not end up regretting the decision later in life and either kill themselves or detransition. Of course, once you chop off body parts there isn’t much you can do to reverse that, so by that point the damage is done.
All of the panelists make clear that the goal of the clinic is to get as many kids as possible, and get them “affirming” care such as hormone treatments or chest binders, both of which have proven to be dangerous for kids.
“Once the child says ‘I’m transgender,’ the work begins for you of trying to help the family understand and get them into our care so that we can help,” Dr. Conard stated in the video, before telling primary care physicians to start screening for transgenderism in annual physicals for kids who are as young as three. Dr. Conard makes the suggestion that this annual screening is to be done “when we’re doing our confidential part of the annual exam” for adolescents. They’re not hiding their intent, folks. They are clearly attempting to work around parental authority.