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'Absolutely Unconscionable': Trump Rolls Back Rules Protecting Transgender Inmates from Sexual Assault


#25

Are there any arrangements preventing intercourses between cis (full/partly transitioned) and horny of any gender exist in the U.S. jails?


#27

There are rules against sexual contact of any kind, or even emotional connections, in every jail and prison. But they are unevenly enforced. What’s your real question?

@Edward_A_Hara are you implying that you’re a licensed psychologist? The APA does not support your claims, and you would have no code under which to bill for “correction” of gender nonconformity or transition, only for supportive transition to ease gender dysphoria.


#29

I’m not a psychologist either, but I do have graduate training in social science. That means I speak statistics well enough to evaluate claims made and to know there are very few “facts” in science, especially biomedicine, and most especially in psych and social psych, only probabilities. You criticize my anecdotal evidence, which was never offered as anything more than that, but make claims based only on the same thing. That some are disappointed in the effects of gender reassignment surgery (which can range from mastectomy to elaborate reshaping of brows, jaws, and adam’s apples) is not evidence counter to the findings, published in peer-reviewed journals and replicated by other scientists, that supportive care, including for hormonal and surgical transition, reduces depression and suicidal ideation. For one such study, I refer you to a study recently published in the Journal of Adolescent Psychology that found that just calling a transgendered teen by their chosen name (and using their preferred pronouns) can save lives exactly by reducing depression and suicidal ideation.

Your education shouldn’t have stopped before you learned critical thinking and the difference between anecdotes and evidence. And before you learned to stay on topic.