American lawmakers need to follow the lead of another country and put the brakes on “gender affirming” procedures for children.
Health officials in the United Kingdom are acknowledging the damage being done by pushing puberty blockers and cross-sex hormones onto children at exactly the same time as the Biden administration is demanding that education and health professionals endorse these “affirmative” treatments or face penalties.
The contrast between the direction of gender-related policies in the United States and the UK could not be starker. The UK is shuttering its sole “gender clinic,” Tavistock, following a comprehensive review, while the US is opening scores of new gender clinics, following the refusal of the American Academy of Pediatrics to conduct a review of the evidence.
The UK, along with other European…