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German Study: Many Outgrow Trans Dysphoria Within 5 Years

With all the data backing that trans youth often outgrow and regret their transitions, why do the woke push the affirmation model?

The recent study from Germany serves as a stark wake-up call against the rushed and often politically motivated decisions to push young people toward irreversible gender reassignment procedures. The findings, a monumental display of data over nearly a decade, reveal that a staggering two-thirds of young individuals diagnosed with gender dysphoria eventually revert to their biological sex within five years. Such a high rate of reversal should be enough to make any reasonable person pause and question the current headlong rush into irreversible and life-altering treatments.

The study not only underlines the transient nature of these gender dysphoria diagnoses among youth but also highlights a troubling pattern: the overwhelming majority of these young people suffer from additional psychological conditions. This raises significant questions about the underlying motivations and mental health challenges that may drive these youths towards such identities in the first place.

In an era where the affirmation model—encouraging transition without question—is lauded by the left and championed by the Biden administration, these findings inject a much-needed dose of reality into the conversation. It’s crucial to note that these young individuals are not merely statistics; they are real people, struggling with profound identity and mental health issues, being led down a path that many will ultimately regret. We’re witnessing detransitioners like Chloe Cole bravely step forward in real time, offering their personal narratives to corroborate these findings. Their courageous accounts shed much-needed light on the real consequences of rushing into life-altering decisions without adequate oversight or consideration.

Genuine Care for Our Youth Must Trump Identity Politics

This isn’t just about medical treatment; it’s about a societal push, predominantly driven by leftist ideology, that seeks to undermine traditional values and replace them with a radical, untested approach to human development and identity. The insistence on affirming every claim to gender transition without thorough psychological evaluation is not only scientifically flawed but dangerously negligent.

What’s particularly alarming is the spike in gender identity disorders—a 780% increase over the study period. Such numbers scream of social contagion and the powerful influence of media and culture, rather than genuine cases of dysphoria. It’s a trend fueled by the narratives of victimhood and identity politics, perpetuated by those who benefit from a divided and dependent populace.

The political left, including figures like President Biden, often tout their support for such interventions under the guise of compassion and progressivism. Yet, their policies are leading a generation down a path of confusion, medical dependency, and profound regret. It’s high time we call this what it is: an experiment on our youth, driven by ideology rather than genuine care for well-being.

Robert Chernin

Robert Chernin

Robert B. Chernin has brought his years of political consulting and commentary back to radio. As a longtime entrepreneur, business leader, fundraiser and political confidant, Robert has a unique perspective with insights not heard anyway else. Robert has consulted on federal and statewide campaigns at the gubernatorial, congressional, senatorial, and presidential level. He served in leadership roles in the presidential campaigns of President George W. Bush as well as McCain for President. He led Florida’s Victory 2004’s national Jewish outreach operations as Executive Director. In addition, he served on the President’s Committee of the Republican Jewish Coalition. Robert co-founded and served as president of the Electoral Science Institute, a non-profit organization that utilizes behavioral science to increase voter participation and awareness. Robert can be heard on multiple radio stations and viewed on the “Of the People” podcast where you get your podcasts.