Some ideologies (such as Darwinism) wrap themselves in the mantle of science even though they lack — or are inconsistent with — the evidence.
The editors’ action was unethical. Given the stakes in the controversy over allowing biological males to take over women’s sports, it was also immoral.
The authors also want sex designations removed from important documents such as passports.
Children with gender dysphoria need help. But transgender treatments for them are not based on good evidence.
In recent years, there has been increased interest in a possible connection between gender dysphoria and autism.