What is a trans life worth?

NHS are on the wrong track

jane fae
4 min readJun 11, 2023

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Illustration of the trolley problem, showing a tram approaching a fork in the track. Man next to lever must decide whether to send the tram straight on (over the trans folk) or right, over the single cis guy. Speech reads… Lever-puller: “Personally, i blame the trams…” Trans Unicorn: “Is it too late to resign as a trans icon?” Cis guy: “This just proves how being trans is bad for your health”
Adapted, with much liberty, from the Trolley problem illustration over on Wikipedia: You may share it on the same terms (CC4.0) as it is licensed over there!

I guess i could have done the usual lengthy and closely argued defence of treatments for trans kids. But that misses the point entirely.

What the NHS is doing in terms of trans kids is outrageous. Period.

So, here is my squawk of outrage.

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jane fae

Feminist, writer, campaigner on political and sexual liberty who also knows a bit about IT, the law and policing. Not entirely serious…