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New study: more than half of all female-to-male transgender teens attempt suicide

A recent study by a researcher out of Brown University found that the exploding rates of transgender young people is being driven in part by social factors. In particular, coming out as transgender gives young people instant popularity, and everyone around them feels obligated to affirm them and agree with them. Or else. What’s missing? What’s missing is any sort of warning about the dangers of transgenderism.

The Daily Wire reports on a new study from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Excerpt:

A new study from the American Academy of Pediatrics found an alarming number of teens who identify as transgender or nonbinary have attempted suicide at least once, showcasing the dangers of the transgender movement. More than half of all female-to-male transgender teens, for example, have attempted to end their lives.

Researchers behind the study used data collected from more than 600 teens over a 36-month period, June 2012 to May 2015, from the “Profiles of Student Life: Attitudes and Behaviors” survey.

The study found that female-to-male trans teens had the highest suicide attempt rate of all other identity groups surveyed: 50.8%. Unsurprisingly, other gender-confused teens had outrageously high rates of suicide attempts, too. Nonbinary adolescents, meaning teens who do not identify exclusively as female or male, were found to have a 41.8% suicide attempt rate; male-to-female trans teens had a 29.9% rate; and “questioning” teens had a rate of 27.9%.

By comparison, teens who identified as their biological sex and corresponding gender suffered relatively low (though still too high) rates: females were found to have a 17.6% rate while males had the lowest of any other group at 9.8%.

When I tell LGBT people about the health risks of their choices, and cite peer-reviewed studies, the most frequent response is that they get angry and even violent and demand approval. I have even heard threats that if I don’t approve of what they feel like doing, then they will kill themselves, and their blood will be on my hands.

The thing is, there is a study about that. Even though LGBT people think that approval will make them feel better about what they are doing, it’s not true. In societies where social approval and government support of LGBT behaviors are HIGHER than in America, the suicide rates are still extremely high.

Life Site News explains:

A study out of Sweden published last month has found that suicide risk among active homosexuals is high even in a region that is highly tolerant of same-sex behaviour.

Published in the European Journal of Epidemiology, the authors found that men in same-sex “marriages” were at three times greater risk of suicide than men who are married to women.

The authors note in their abstract:

Even in a country with a comparatively tolerant climate regarding homosexuality such as Sweden, same-sex married individuals evidence a higher risk for suicide than other married individuals.

Just in passing, what a strange way to respond to disagreement. I have people disagree with me on moral issues and conservative policies, etc. all the time. It never occurs to me to threaten to commit suicide if they don’t approve. I also don’t try to get them fired, insult them, shame them, vandalize their property, assault them, murder them, or drag them in front of a government-run political correctness panel. I don’t even mind that they use their free speech to disagree with me. After all, they are people made in the image of God, with an equal right to be in a relationship with God. I can’t do anything that is going to cause them to think that God doesn’t love them.

It’s useful to remember that the Christian view on life is not to neglect God’s design and tell people to do whatever they want. The Christian view is to tell people God’s design, set boundaries, and encourage people to make good decisions. Christians don’t believe in love as mere acceptance. Christians believe in “love warns”. And that applies to truth claims as well as moral claims. I tell young people not to run up student loan debt studying useless non-STEM degrees. They might feel bad, but it’s the truth: they won’t be able to find a job that allows them to pay the money back. Warning people about sexual issues is the same thing, in my mind.

10 thoughts on “New study: more than half of all female-to-male transgender teens attempt suicide”

  1. It’s the same thing with post-abortive women:

    “I’m going to kill myself because of your sign.”

    “No, you want to kill yourself because you murdered your son or daughter.”

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  2. The Left’s foundational belief – the belief that underpins EVERYTHING else – is an irreconcilable paradox. They believe:
    1. There is no such thing as truth; and
    2. The only truth is that there is no such thing as truth.
    When your core beliefs are an irreconcilable contradiction, the foundation of your entire life can never be stable. You will never find peace.
    This is why the left can firmly “believe” one thing one minute, and ten minutes later, firmly “believe” the exact opposite. It also explains why they are angry, irrational, and unable to formulate coherent, consistent arguments. They ALWAYS break down into snark, ad hominem, and appeals to popularity.
    Christians (as WK defines them (and I concur)) believe there is truth – that Christ is the risen son of God and that the Bible is the inerrant word of God. That being so, the best path in life is to recognize the truth and adapt your beliefs to live your life according to the truth.
    If you believe that, an act accordingly, you won’t be a Leftist and you won’t be a miserable, scared, angry, self-hating human.

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  3. Those groomers will be long gone when these girls realize they’ve destroyed their bodies, their fertility, and any chance at a decent husband and life. The suicides will start piling up in a few years.

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  4. I wouldn’t fear the blood of someone that is in opposition to God.

    The only thing to fear is to go along with a lie that is contrary to God. Because then you will stand in judgement before God in the matter.

    People try to make their temporary feelings into something we need to move the world. So they always feel good. To a Christian it is of little value.

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  5. “Lord, have mercy on my son,” he said. “He has seizures and is suffering greatly. He often falls into the fire or into the water”….

    Jesus rebuked the demon, and it came out of the boy, and he was healed at that moment.” Mt 17: 15-18

    Jesus didn’t humor the boy. Jesus didn’t ask to chat about his problems. Jesus didn’t tell the boy that he was well and whole when he obviously wasn’t. Jesus rebuked the demon.

    That wasn’t very kind or loving of him, was it? (/sarcasm off)

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