Because of the tremendous pressure brought by the perpetually offended to except transgender is him, the science is often overlooked. This article makes the claims that trying to change one’s gender can hurt yourself genetically, which may cause other physical problems such as cancer. The problem is that there simply isn’t enough data yet because there aren’t many transgenders.
Several decades ago, it was considered en vogue to want people who are mentally disabled to be sterilized. It was considered progressive. Now, the popular culture has turned against that. We really need to think out and debate these topics thoroughly before invoking the Brave New World.