Mother says daughter’s entire friend group ‘discovered’ that they are transgender

Mother says daughter’s entire friend group ‘discovered’ that they are transgender by Hannah Nightingale for The Post Millennial

“My teenage daughter has decided that she is ‘trans’. So have all her friends. Not some of them. Not most of them. Every. Single. One,” the mother begins.

In a recent essay published to the substack “Parents with Inconvenient Truths about Trans,” one mother describes how her daughter and her friend group have all simultaneously decided that they are transgender.

“My teenage daughter has decided that she is ‘trans’. So have all her friends. Not some of them. Not most of them. Every. Single. One,” the mother begins.

She said that her daughter had never heard of the word trans, nor did she have any signs of gender dysphoria, until she was moved “to a new, cool trans-friendly school by her unsuspecting, politically liberal parents.”

It was at this school that the mother said her daughter met a group of “geeky, smart, slightly (but not very) gender nonconforming, artsy kids.”

“As I understand it, they all discovered  ‘trans’ together. The old  ‘cis’ friends were swiftly discarded in favour of this exciting new peer group,” she wrote.

She said her daughter and her friends explored “trans stuff” online and found its “source of great interest and excitement.”

The mother continued on to say that the gender identities complete with their own flags, Neo-pronouns, computer names, colored hair were “too delicious to resist” and “all part of the fun.”

“Mocking the outgroup (in this case so-called “cis” people in general and the dreaded TERFs in particular) is also good for a laugh—especially if they happen to be your parents as well,” she wrote.

While conceding that bonding with friends and searching for their identity and place in life is normal developmental tasks for teens, and that youth subcultures tend to come along with the territory, detrimental subcultures require “sensible adults: to intervene.

“Not in the case of trans. Here we have adults steering kids down a dangerous path, which involves permanent, life altering drugs and surgeries for which there is no good evidence base,” she wrote.

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