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Transgender Surgery Makes People Feel Lonelier, According to New Study

20 June 2023

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Transgender surgery makes people feel lonelier and more socially isolated, according to a German researcher who profits from the practice.

People identifying as transgender who undergo so-called “gender affirming” surgery are lonelier than those who have not undergone such procedures, according to a study released late last month in the peer-reviewed scientific journal BMC Public Health.

The politically incorrect finding was not made by critics of transgender ideology but rather by the head of a facility that profits from the controversial medical procedures — and just in time for “pride month”.

The First Study of Its Kind

The team of German researchers included Dr. Marco Blessmann, Chair of the Division of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, since the department’s creation in 2014. Dr. Blessmann’s facility carries out “labiaplasty”, “breast augmentation” as and “other surgical services” under the transgender umbrella.

Titled “Loneliness and Social Isolation among Transgender and Gender Diverse People,” the study analysed data from 104 patients who had passed through Dr. Blessmann’s department.

“In our study, the level of life satisfaction in transgender people was not increased in transgender people who had undergone gender-affirming surgery as compared to those who were unoperated,” the study declared.

“Additionally,” the researchers wrote, “our data indicate that transgender and gender diverse people, who have undergone gender reassignment surgery feel lonelier. To our knowledge, this is the first study analyzing the levels of loneliness and social isolation in operated transgender and gender diverse people.”

The same observation was made by the same team of researchers in a seperate study published a month earlier in the Basel-based journal Healthcare.

Correcting the Lies of Transgender Ideology

The team identified higher levels of education strongly correlated with better mental health outcomes for transgender-identifying people, while unemployment and poor health were linked to higher levels of loneliness and social isolation.

Overall, people who identify as transgender have lower overall life satisfaction than the general population, according to the study, being 1,290 per cent more likely to describe themselves as “extremely dissatisfied” than “extremely satisfied” with their lives.

As pointed out by The Washington Stand (TWS), the finding comes at a time when internet searches for terms like “am I gay” and “am I trans” have increased 1,300 per cent over the last two decades.

The discovery also puts to lie the reassurances of transgender “experts”, who often seek to win over reluctant parents with manipulative phrases like, “It’s better to have a living son than a dead daughter.”

A Better Approach Than Surgery

In TWS’s coverage of the new German study, a better approach was offered for people suffering from gender dysphoria:

“The only way individuals dealing with gender dysphoria will come to live happy, healthy, and authentic lives is by addressing the source of their dysphoria and pursuing healing,” Waddell told TWS. “Many of the individuals who identify as transgender do so because of trauma, abuse, adverse childhood experiences (which may or may not be traumatic), and other such reasons. Until these root issues are properly dealt with, these individuals will not be completely satisfied.”

Transgender-identified adolescents were more than twice as likely as to report childhood sexual abuse, 161% more likely to endure physical abuse, and 184% more likely to experience psychological abuse than their peers, according to researchers from the University of Pittsburgh. “Transgender adolescents (TGAs) exhibit disproportionate levels of mental health problems compared with cisgender adolescents (CGAs),” reported their 2021 study, published in the journal Pediatrics. “[R]esearchers should examine how more frequent experiences of abuse during childhood could contribute to disproportionate mental health problems observed within this population.”

The evidence shows the best thing parents can do for children questioning their biological identity is to prevent them from having permanently disfiguring surgeries or potentially sterilizing hormone injections. “Even the American Psychiatric Association, which supports gender identity ideology, acknowledges that a high percentage of children will desist from feelings of dysphoria if allowed to go through puberty naturally. This is why we need to pass legislation like the Protecting Children from Experimentation Act of 2023 and the End Taxpayer Funding of Gender Experimentation Act of 2023,” Waddell told TWS.

“Allowing children to go through the natural transitions of youth without interference allows them to come into their own and make wiser decisions about their future.”

Read more from the TWS report here.

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  1. Jim Twelves 20 June 2023 at 9:45 am - Reply

    Kurt, thank you for keeping this horrific ‘self-harm’ practice before our eyes. The research findings don’t surprise me at all, it is exactly as expected.
    I pray that more and more parents will have the courage of their God given instincts to take a loving stand with their children and push back against this diabolical wave of attack on our children.

  2. Cecily Mac Alpine 20 June 2023 at 11:23 am - Reply

    The Queensland Government has recently passed legislation that allows children as young as twelve to alter their birth certificates and even make life-changing decisions as to what can be done to their bodies by medical practitioners without their parents’ consent. It is now just one small step for the Queensland Government to give paedophiles unlimited access to children. Some readers might remember it is nearly 40 years since the 10th Annual Conference of the Gay and Lesbian Association was held during vacation at the University of Queensland (1984). Back then (1984) they planned to hold ‘paedophile workshops’ but public outrage moved the Senate to close them down, however a newsletter published by the Paedophile Support Group was circulated on campus with a chilling message from then president, Emu Nugent, causing further concern.

    There are no children visible in the gay movement…. Why can’t kids vote, seek employment, live where and with whom they want, or take an active or creative role in our society? Childhood is the last bastion of patriarchal capitalism and we must take up the struggle, he said.

    They did just that, whittling away at society’s attitudes, and at the legal protections which aim to keep children safe from predators and from their own immature judgment, but the “bastion” of traditional marriage stood in the way..
    Eventually, in 2017, the communist led move to legalise same-sex marriage was successful, allowing for easier access to children, but we were encouraged to learn not all same-sex attracted people were in favour. Two were interviewed for the ABC TV’s 7.30 Report soon after the Survey. They expressed concern about the new legislation, and about moves to lower the age of consent which would put children at risk. Their fears were well founded.
    In an article titled “What you should know about ‘Wear It Purple Day’”(ACL website 13/04/21) Wendy Francis explained that ‘Wear It Purple’ was a member organisation of ILGA World (the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association). “Under a cloak of ‘gender equality’ speak, this influential global federation is currently lobbying for governments to erase child protection policies and to lower the age of consent for minors” she warned.
    Later in news from the US we heard about parents’ concern that schools were including books in their libraries with graphic descriptions of ‘sex acts’ between men and boys. (The Christian Post 28/11/21). Already some books and lessons in our own schools are cause for concern.
    Our Queensland government and even the Federal Government appear to be taking orders from overseas, from organisations bent on establishing their own world order based on marxist principles. These organisations are using the political arm of the LGBT+ associations to help bring this about in various ways including through our education systems and government organisations. Our governments do not seem to understand the dangers threatening our democracy and especially the welfare of children. Let us continue to speak out loudly and clearly that society will not tolerate such interference with their children.

  3. Kaylene Emery 20 June 2023 at 6:22 pm - Reply

    of course surgery is going to increase loneliness in the gender confused it’s the obvious outcome . This procedure is simply an expedient addition in the array of assisted death.
    May God have mercy.

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