- The belief that sexual orientation is an innate, biologically fixed human property—that people are ‘born that way’—is .
- Likewise, the belief that gender identity is an innate, fixed human property independent of biological sex—so that a person might be a ‘man trapped in a woman’s body’ or ‘a woman trapped in a man’s body’—is .
- Only a minority of children who express gender-atypical thoughts or behavior will continue to do so into adolescence or adulthood. There is that all such children should be encouraged to become transgender, much less subjected to hormone treatments or surgery.
- Non-heterosexual and transgender people have higher rates of mental health problems (anxiety, depression, suicide), as well as behavioral and social problems (substance abuse, intimate partner violence), than the general population. Discrimination alone .
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