Italian Psychological Association Expressed ‘Great Concern’ Over Puberty Blocking Drugs

  • Meloni, Italy’s first female prime minister who took office in October 2022, indicated skepticism of radical gender theory during a speech she gave in Spain last June, in which she said, “Yes to the natural family, no to the LGBT lobby, yes to sexual identity, no to gender ideology …”
  • There is a growing international consensus that minors experiencing gender dysphoria should be treated with psychotherapy first, not medical interventions.
  • Health authorities in Sweden, Finland, and the U.K. have unanimously concluded after systematic reviews of evidence for puberty blockers and cross-sex hormones that the risks and uncertainties outweigh any purported benefits.