CBC Radio, Dr. Kenneth Zucker, gender diversity education, hormone blockers, mistaking gender expression for gender identity, puberty, reparative therapy, social experiment, social movement, subculture, support, The Current
After finally hearing Dr. Zucker’s comments on the CBC Radio show I participated in that aired this past Monday, I had to sit and reflect. Dr. Zucker referred to us (parents of gender diverse children and the children themselves) as a “social experiment”. That doesn’t feel right, at all. He also called us a social movement, and a culture that meets for conferences and such, but that didn’t grate on me the same way his reference to a “social experiment” does, and for good reason.
These kids aren’t lab rats. His accusation insinuates