A new study shows that hundreds of minors are having their breasts cut off in "gender affirming" surgeries each year
· Nov 12, 2022 · NottheBee.com

Every time we speak out against child transgender surgeries and interventions, advocates come back with the same tired, lazy excuse: "That never happens! It's extremely rare!"

Alas, those claims are, well, completely false:

A new study of nationwide hospital databases found that at least 1,130 adolescents between 2016 and 2019 received "gender-affirming" chest surgeries in the U.S.

The study, published in JAMA Pediatrics, saw a 389% increase in adolescents (ages 12-17) obtaining chest surgeries from 2016 to 2019. An overwhelming majority (1,114) of the adolescents seeking this surgery were female (98.6%), and just 16 were male (1.4%).

"To our knowledge, this study is the largest investigation to date of gender-affirming chest reconstruction in a pediatric population," the paper's authors wrote, who are each affiliated with Vanderbilt University Medical Center. "The results demonstrate substantial increases in gender-affirming chest reconstruction for adolescents."

There it is.

But wait, it (probably) gets worse:

But Leor Sapir, a fellow at the Manhattan Institute, believes the study significantly underestimates the number of adolescents who have received gender-related chest surgeries, as it only contains hospital-based data and not private surgery centers. The data was collected from the Nationwide Ambulatory Surgery Sample (NASS), an out-patient hospital surgery database in the United States.

"JAMA included only procedures performed in hospitals, not by plastic surgeons in private settings," said Sapir. "Because these procedures yield around $10,000 per patient, many mastectomies take place outside of hospitals in surgery centers owned by plastic surgeons themselves."

The bill for this butchery is going to come due some day soon. And it is going to be very, very high.

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