Anorexia, Affirmation and Gender ID
"In the 90s, no medical professionals were encouraging these groups of [anorexic] girls in their skewed perceptions of their bodies & their self-harm. No school celebrated anorexia. But this time, the doctors & schools are helping the anorexics to diet."https://t.co/mez2K2h4yb— gender is harmful (@genderisharmful) July 15, 2022
Here's an interesting article from a parent who believes the rush to 'affirm' children and young people in a new transgender identity is short-sighted and harmful.
In the 1990s the huge spike in anorexia among young girls, another social phenomenon, was treated very differently of course.