Leader Of Alabama Gender Clinic Praises 'Trans' Children 'Boldly' Committing Suicide

The calls are coming from inside the house

At a recent conference of her peers, Morissa Ladinsky, a leader of the Youth Multidisciplinary Gender Team at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, praised a child for “boldly” stepping in front of a truck.

“And in the final days of 2014, a local 16 year old young lady, Leelah Alcorn, of trans experience, stepped boldly in front of the tractor-trailer, ending her life,” Ladinsky says in a video posted to Twitter.

She went on to use the same phrase again, with emphasis.

In a 2021 op-ed at the Birmingham News, Ladinsky claimed that almost half of transgender youth “embark on suicide during their journeys” due to “internalized guilt, confusion, shame and sense of defeat.”

Written as a response to proposed state legislation that would prohibit pediatric transition and require parental notification, the op-ed is titled “I’m a doctor and Alabama could arrest me for doing my job.”

A job which apparently involves praising children who commit suicide when their parents say “no” to them.

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“Glorifying suicide is unprofessional and dangerous,” Dr. Julia Mason wrote in the Twitter thread where she posted the video yesterday.

As pediatricians, we’ve forgotten what we’ve been taught about childhood development. We’ve forgotten what we’ve been taught about suicide prevention. We’re ignoring what our colleagues in Sweden & Finland & the United Kingdom have realized. We’re concretizing gender ideation.

Ladinsky’s Twitter account has little activity. Her most recent tweet was posted during the legislative session in Montgomery this February.

She and her fellow child sterilization cultists from AAP, the American Association of Pediatrics, gathered to warn of mass suicide by trans children if they pass a law against sterilizing children without parental consent.

Ignoring them, Gov. Kay Ivey signed the bill into law this April.

Ladinsky and some friends wearing lab coats so they seem like people with an evidence base for their child sterilization cult

Ladinsky took her message to the AAP conference in Anaheim, California this weekend. That’s where Mason, a clinical advisor for the Society for Evidence-based Gender Medicine (SOGM), recorded her comments.

SOGM is one of many groups with an interest in “gender medicine” that tried to get a hearing with AAP during the conference only to be rebuffed.

Representatives of the British organization Our Duty, “an international support network for parents who wish to protect their children from gender ideology,” attempted to engage conference attendees.

So did a small crowd of detransitioners. By next year, it could be a large crowd. Far more numerous than the clinicians responsible for their harm believe, the detransitioned are only just beginning to get organized.

(You can watch the recorded livestream of their event at You Tube.)

Ladinsky seems deeply impressed by Alcorn, the deceased 17 year-old trans-identified boy she extolled twice in the clip for “boldly” killing himself in 2014.

Alcorn’s parents refused to let him have hormone treatments when he was 14. However, he spiralled after they removed him from school when he admitted being attracted to boys.

Lost in the affirming world of Tumblr that has become infamous among the detransitioned, Alcorn made sure to schedule a passive-aggressive swipe at his mother before taking his life.

{S]he reacted extremely negatively, telling me that it was a phase, that I would never truly be a girl, that God doesn't make mistakes, that I am wrong. If you are reading this, parents, please don't tell this to your kids. Even if you are Christian or are against transgender people don't ever say that to someone, especially your kid. That won't do anything but make them hate them self [sic].

Being Christians, the couple became an easy target for left wing vitriol. Columnist Dan Savage denounced them and called them responsible for their “daughter’s” death.

The Alcorn case remains a cause celebré among trans rights activists. It seemingly validates their claims that all normal medical safeguarding must stop at the word “gender.”

Leelah’s name is still invoked against so-called “conversion therapy,” which simply means any mental health examination which does not affirm the supposed gender of a child, no matter what other problems may be involved.

In her op-ed, Ladinsky writes of a past patient “admitted for a third suicide attempt and unrelenting depression.”

“Earlier that day,” she says, “the patient told the care team an inescapable secret: The patient had always known herself to be a girl.”

The trans “diagnosis” swallows up everything else, under this rubric. Ladinsky believes, deep down, with true conviction, that “validating” and “affirming” the patient’s imaginary gender will prevent suicide.

This article of faith has yet to be proven as actual medical science. No one has produced any substantial evidence for it. Indeed, the best long-term evidence shows that suicide risk is far higher after transgender “medicine” than before.

Yet Ladinsky is happy to blackmail parents with supposed suicide risk, and wave Alcorn’s tragic example as a bloody shirt.

“Her suicide note, written to post on social media about an hour before her death, went viral — literally — around the world,” she told the AAP conference with relish.

“Now, Leelah was not my patient. But I took care of hundreds of her classmates at Kings Mills High School. But each day, on my way to work, I’d pass that spot where this teen boldly ended her life, pleading for” sterilizing hormones and surgeries.

Ruminating for years on the death of a teenager she never met. Instantly affirming the delusions of dissociative youth in crisis. Steering young people into permanent medical dependence and sterility.

Morissa Ladinsky should be kept as far away from children as possible.

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