If we want to effectively explain human behavior in all its messy richness, we would do well to look beyond this box of just-so stories.
In recent years, there has been increased interest in a possible connection between gender dysphoria and autism.
For children with gender dysphoria, blocking puberty is not just buying time. It is more like a point of no return.
The pituitary gland produces hormones that stimulate the ovaries in girls and the testicles in boys.
“We both wanted to play with guys, build forts and have snowball fights and play army… She played with my toys: Tinkertoys, dump trucks.”