On Saturday, a redditor who says he was on a waiting list for hormone replacement therapy shared his story of how he came to realize the whole process is an elaborate scam.
As someone who has seen a “gender therapist” and was on a waiting list for hormone replacement therapy, I think there is more to the transgender movement than meets the eye.
Apologies for my terrible writing, I’m really tired/sick right now.
Hi. I’ve never been much of a conspiracy theorist, but after thinking about things that happened to me a few years ago, I think I may have nearly been taken advantage of by nefarious actions from the pharmaceutical industry. I really want to get the word out, and find other people with similar experiences, and this sub seems like a good place to start.
I went to a very stereotypical high school, with all the standard cliques and shit you would expect. I was, and still am, not a very masculine person and because of this I didn’t fit in. I was far more interested in music, fashion, anime and film than sports or “getting pussy”, which made me an outcast. As a result, I struggled with self esteem issues, and generally was confused and annoyed for most of this time. Then, when I was 17, I found something that made my life make sense: transgender forums. These websites told me that my feelings were classic transgender feelings, and that I needed treatment immediately. Over the next years I began the process of changing my gender. I saw a “gender therapist, attending support groups, and even put myself on the waiting list for female hormones. Then, when I went to University, I got a wakeup call. There were loads of guys like me, who may not act like the “manly man” ideal, but still have no intention to change there gender. That’s when I realized that I was going down a dark path, and quickly abandoned the idea of me wanting to become a girl.
During my year in the transgender world, I noticed some things…