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Posted 12/2/17

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in my opinion, for those legit cases of transgender then please consider it for awhile, there is the reverse sex change surgery, which isn't talked a lot about because people thought they'd be happy as another gender, come to find out they aren't happy with the other either. I don't consider it a mental illness, however I do consider it a mental illness when you're forcing/pushing the idea/agenda around. most five year olds, naturally, don't know about this, so, introducing it to such a young audience is just downright stupid. there are the few cases who face this naturally, but when the parents/society force something, it's either going to scare them, make them accept, and/or other options we are currently exploring. I don't think anyone can have the surgery until they are "adult" enough to understand the surgery, the consequences and the truths/facts. I'd imagine 16 to be a good age to begin to get trans surgery interested, but you shouldn't be allowed to have the surgery until you turn 18 and you pay for it, not someone else (government). just my opinion on the matter. I have nothing against these folks or anyone else who feels the need to hack on their bodies for tats, cosmetic surgery, etc, etc. it's your choice and be blessed you are able to do such a thing, some countries you don't have an option and can sometimes face fines, jail time and even death.


Most Transgender people I know, and certainly myself, have known since their earliest memories that something was wrong. It's not a political agenda people are shoving down kids throats. Many know quite young or would know if exposed to the idea.



You have to remember children get influenced by things at a young age.
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Posted 12/2/17 , edited 12/2/17

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You have to remember children get influenced by things at a young age.


Yes and transgender children don't need to be 'influenced' to know they have a problem. seriously it starts with one's earliest memories and happens to people who don't know anything about trans.

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Posted 12/2/17 , edited 12/2/17

papagolfwhiskey wrote:


zxchzch wrote:
You have to remember children get influenced by things at a young age.


Yes and transgender children don't need to be 'influenced' to know they have a problem. seriously it starts with one's earliest memories and happens to people who don't know anything about trans.


I figure there needs to be more studies into it and it could end up like how sexual orientation is developed according to your environment.

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Gender dysphoria? Yes, it's a mental disorder. Any given transgender may have that and others, from clinical depression to bipolar disorder. If someone has a mental disorder, they just do. It's not a personal attack, but a cold, hard fact. It doesn't mean that it's either morally wrong or right to be transgender, or whatever. Those kinds of feelings have no place in a person's diagnosis.


Frankly, I'm of the opinion that people put entirely too much value in gender, period. Whether hard against or for transgenderism, I see a trend of people basing self-worth on (gender, pronouns, etc...), and it disturbs me.
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Personally, I feel like asking the question "is it a mental disorder" doesn't really have much merit. Nothing of value is gained by the answer. I think a much more important question would be "what impact does society have on the well-being of Transgendered individuals", and I mean that not just in the discrimination that transgendered individuals receive, but in the impact on gender dysphoria which comes with rigid gender expectations...
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Posted 12/2/17
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In the real world? No. But, in opinions and official stances by governments: it can be. And, there are some people that have shared the opinion that it should stay as a mental disorder officially out of fear of losing treatment. The fact is just simply that being LGBT is not a mental illness, and all of this is because we used to be considered as such and there are people who still strongly consider them as one spreading misinformation about the community.
Posted 12/2/17 , edited 12/2/17
No, but according to the DSM-5 gender dysphoria is. "Transgender" is such an umbrella term it encompasses everything from drag kings and queens to pre-op and post-op transsexuals. In other words, if being "transgender" entails significant distress, then it qualifies someone as having gender dysphoria.
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Yes. But how you treat it is your choice as long as your 18. Also don't do weird shit or encourage this crap on children, its disgusting and you are a horrible parent for promoting a lifestyle that comes with the highest suicide rate of any group.
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Posted 12/3/17
Yes.
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Posted 12/3/17
Well, I suppose that depends on how much of a qt3.14 the boy (female) is when dressing up in girls clothing?
Posted 12/3/17
If you're diagnosed with Gender Dysphoria then you have a mental disorder.
Posted 12/3/17 , edited 12/3/17

GrandMasterTime wrote:

If you're diagnosed with Gender Dysphoria then you have a mental disorder.


I dont know what all is included in transgender, but as I posted scroll up that's right. If you are part of a scene you can call yourself transgender but when you want to physically change gender it gets unhealthy. They shouldn't be offended because they can get insurance to cover their expenses more often than not. I think its a pride thing against being called sick.. ie if they were born with the condition( to them )its a normal variance like homosexuality. It certainly hasnt made the progress gay acceptance has and may never will

If this doesnt make sense you willbe forgiven, im too tired to live..

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TheGamingGeneral wrote:

Yes. But how you treat it is your choice as long as your 18. Also don't do weird shit or encourage this crap on children, its disgusting and you are a horrible parent for promoting a lifestyle that comes with the highest suicide rate of any group.


Love how you blame the lifestyle not the condition.


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Posted 12/3/17

papagolfwhiskey wrote:


TheGamingGeneral wrote:

Yes. But how you treat it is your choice as long as your 18. Also don't do weird shit or encourage this crap on children, its disgusting and you are a horrible parent for promoting a lifestyle that comes with the highest suicide rate of any group.


Love how you blame the lifestyle not the condition.




When it is forced/encouraged on children its a lifestyle.
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