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Investigation: Catholic Medical School Pushes Hormone Therapy for Minors [Georgetown]
The Spectator World ^ | 10/18/22 | Amber Athey

Posted on 10/30/2022 6:22:46 PM PDT by marshmallow

Georgetown lecture slides describe puberty blockers as ‘fully reversible’

Georgetown University’s School of Medicine is teaching its students to administer puberty blockers and hormone therapy to minors, an investigation by The Spectator reveals.

Medical students were told in a 2021 pre-clinical course that the “only way to help” many transgender people is to “‘fix’ their bodies” through medical intervention. The course also falsely claimed that puberty blockers are “fully reversible.”

Georgetown University did not return a request for comment.

First year medical students at Georgetown are required to take a course on Human Sexuality, which is part of a foundational block on the reproductive system. In an iteration of this course last year, students were greeted with a guest lecture on “Transgender Health Care” by Dr. David S. Reitman. Reitman is an associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics, practices pediatric medicine at Georgetown University Hospital and runs the student health center at American University.

Presentation slides from Dr. Reitman’s lecture warned students that their patients suffering from gender dysphoria will likely attempt suicide if they do not treat them with puberty blockers, “gender-affirming hormone therapy” and surgical sex changes.

The slides spend a significant amount of time explaining how to identify and treat transgender children. Reitman claims that children may present signs of gender differences “as early as infancy” and suggests young children might be transgender if they express preferences for clothing, toys or hairstyles typically associated with the opposite sex.

Reitman suggests treating children suffering from gender dysphoria by using puberty blocking drugs, which will prevent them from developing “unwanted secondary gender/sex characteristics” — for example, breast development in females or penile and testicle growth in males. An added benefit of these drugs, Reitman notes, is that transgender individuals may no longer have to undergo surgical sex changes later.......

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TOPICS: Catholic; Moral Issues; Religion & Culture; Religion & Science
KEYWORDS: childabuse; genderdysphoria; georgetown; gusm; pubertyblockers; reitman; transgender

1 posted on 10/30/2022 6:22:46 PM PDT by marshmallow
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To: marshmallow

I am not catholic but seems excommunication is supposed to have a purpose

2 posted on 10/30/2022 6:24:01 PM PDT by BigEdLB (Let’s go Brandon!)
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To: marshmallow

Now they are telling us about suicides for these people if they don’t get their treatments.

At other times, we are told the transgender people are prone to suicide,, because Society is just so damn oppressive to the whole panoply of LGBT peoples.

Maybe the truth here is that Disturbed people are prone to suicide.

3 posted on 10/30/2022 6:28:46 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: BigEdLB

“So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.”

Genesis 1:27

So if you are Christian or Jew you see this is the word of God.

4 posted on 10/30/2022 6:29:28 PM PDT by packagingguy
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To: packagingguy

Yes —-Christian not Catholic here

5 posted on 10/30/2022 6:34:48 PM PDT by BigEdLB (Let’s go Brandon!)
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To: marshmallow

Georgetown Univ is about as Catholic as most Democrats.
But, hey, they got their headline.

6 posted on 10/30/2022 6:36:23 PM PDT by workerbee (==)
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To: marshmallow

Catholic Church is not our friends. They are pushing for the one world religion as we speak and are being successful at it

7 posted on 10/30/2022 6:39:56 PM PDT by roving ( Pronouns- libs/suk)
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To: BigEdLB

Well seeing as to how this is the Old Testament it should cover Jewish and Christian denominations. So it shouldn’t matter if you are Orthodox Jewish (I believe one of their universities was targeted by the woke mob recently), Catholic, Orthodox, Protestant, Mormon (correct me on that one if I’m wrong).

The word of God is the word of God. Like it or not that’s what it is.

If you don’t like it find another religion.

8 posted on 10/30/2022 6:55:54 PM PDT by packagingguy
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To: roving

Will there be male nuns too? I strongly suspected some of the nuns I had in school many moons ago to be something strange.

9 posted on 10/31/2022 4:30:48 AM PDT by oldasrocks
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