Not at all surprising that members of the American College of Pediatrics misrepresented science. It’s what they do. I’m more than a little surprised that American Journal of Bioethics accepted their letter. Even a cursory reading would have revealed it to be grossly inaccurate.

As more of a “generalist” in LGBTQ issues rather than a trans specialist, even I know, without having to look up the particulars, what the Dutch watchful waiting standard means. I should think a bioethics journal would take more care with the letters they choose to publish.

Written by

Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store