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What factors do you think are responsible for more young Americans coming out as transgender? Is it due to the availability of more resources?

What factors do you think are responsible for more young Americans coming out as transgender? Is it due to the availability of more resources?

  By -- Mar 16, 2022

First of all there is more information regarding gender issues out there. The internet has made it possible for young people to not only do research on their condition, they can contact others like themselves and compare notes. Twenty years ago a young person would have found it almost impossible to get any information. It would have required a trip to a medical school library to get far less information than they can now get in their own bedroom. The internet has also made it possible to easily ask someone like me for a referral for medical care in their community. I give out at least three referrals a week to people all over the country. The names come from the Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association's (HBIGDA) directory.

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