The prime minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau has once again shown his progressivism by promising to protect transgender people from hate speech with a new bill. This represents another step in the creation of gender identity as a legal, psychological, and moral reality. However, neurosciences were unable to substantiate the claim that transgender people are women in men’s bodies, and vice versa. The emergence of gender identity as reality justifies irreversible surgery and hormonal treatment, too often in pre-pubertal individuals, who are too young to take such major decisions. Even in older patients, hormonal replacement therapy can cause serious physical and emotional problems. In short, although the neurosciences have not been able to confirm the hypothesis that transgenders have a brain of the opposite sex, this assumption continues to legitimize laws and ambitious medical procedures.
(Essay published on Huffington Post in French)
Researchers have shown that transgender people have a brain that corresponds to their sex…
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