"No One Stays Just on Blockers Forever": Clinicians' Divergent Views and Practices Regarding Puberty Suppression for Nonbinary Young People.
Lauren Notini, Ken C Pang, Michelle Telfer, Rosalind McDougall
J Adolesc Health | Elsevier | Published : 2021
PURPOSE: Approximately half of transgender or gender diverse youth identify as gender nonbinary (not entirely or exclusively male or female). This study aimed to explore the views and practices of Australian clinicians working with transgender or gender diverse young people regarding puberty suppression for nonbinary youth, including requests for ongoing puberty suppression into adulthood. METHODS: Individual semistructured key informant interviews were conducted with 14 clinicians (medical and mental health) in Australia to explore their practices, views, and decision-making regarding puberty suppression for nonbinary youth. Transcripts were analyzed using inductive content analysis. RESULT..View full abstract