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Know? One. What makes us the gender that we are. While science doesn't know for Shaw, we do know that a lot of this is now Janes and the best evidence. We have tells us that this is not a choice, you are the gender. And sometimes it doesn't match you genitals to if a kid says they're transgender. What should you do? Well, let you explore who they are. If they want the hair or let it grow out, that's fine. And if they're about to puberty, so the adult about puberty blockers and three if you decide to change you body with homeowners and surgery will you regret it the best evidence? We have says that very few people regret getting surgery or taking homes. There is one big risk though. And that's t Phillipi particularly for canes who go straight from puberty blockers to home owns. Still though while they might be some risks with changing body with home owns scalpels 's something much scarier is looming over transgender, folks. And that's suicide a survey of molten thirty thousand transpeople found that forty percent had attempted suicide in their lifetime. That's way, high than the general population. It's nine times higher. He's cocoa. Maya the transgender population has the highest rate of suicide attempts of in the demographic in the United States. And what we're learning. Now is that being transgender in itself doesn't seem to be bad for your mental health? Tens out what is bad via mental health is the way trans people are often treated, they get bullied kicked out of their home and attacked and the science is telling us that this mistreatment. That's the biggest problem for transgender. People. It's not homeowners or surgery. Not surprisingly when people don't get treated like garbage and makes a big difference. I think the best thing about transition was having my family and friends support me all the way through it. And having my priest from the small town, Texas, write me a letter about how brave I was and say, I was always welcome in church. Yes. Hormones are important and awesome. But in terms of like why I'm doing so? Well, and so happy is because of all the sources of support that I got. That science Fasces. Hello. I Delhi Ruben high wind high Maryland, Hello. How many citations episode is over one hundred and thirty citations a hundred and fifty and Delhi. If people wanna read way, could they citations they can find them on our website. They can find a full linked to the script yet. I really recommend. If you do have any questions you want to know more about any of the topics. We've mentioned to the script check out the citations. Thanks, guys. This episode was produced by Adelie, Aruban and Merrill, Hawn along with me. Wendy's come in and rose rimless. I'll senior producer is Caitlin story. Edited by Blythe, Terrell editorial assistant by Rebecca cling. And by the way, if you wanna Hugh more about these topic you've got to listen through bekker's podcast. It's called the Trans-Pacific Partnership podcast Trans-Pacific Partnership podcast. It's great will link shooting in the show nights. You've really gonna listen fact checking is done by Michelle, Harris, Merrill, hone and rose rim. Mix and sound design by 'em among music written by 'em among and Bobby Lord. Thanks to all of the research is we got in touch with for this episode, including Dr Jack Tobin professor and faster stilling assistant professors cement the Busa associate professor, Susan Straka. Dr Katrina cock as this professor Neil episode in Poland, Nara, professor, Michelle foresees, and professor Joan garden, and thank you to all the transports who shed this store. With us. We really really appreciate it. Plus, thanks to come and family and Joseph Lebel Wilson next week is the final episode of the season following a cold case. A man has been found dead with a stolen identity. The police don't know what to do can science save the day. I'm wendy's. In fact, you next week. Hey, Wendy hia. And you're about to how special post show extraordinary on the Mike series web producing in partnership with Cole Haan Cole Haan is the brand that champions extrordinary people who passionate about the Korea's. So recently, I met up with few of my extraordinary colleagues to talk about how passions let us to where we on now hosting podcasts in the studio. We have Eric Eddings co host the not what's up and host of startup. Lisa chow. Hello. I was especially curious about leases career pot. So I asked her a question that ended up being kind of revealing. Lisa. What would you tell you'll youngest south when you starting out your career? What are you tell my younger self? You know, it's funny because when I saw when I became a journalist I feel like I went in with my eyes wide open because I graduated and I was an applied. Math major and I had really investigated all different types of jobs to go into. I actually did forty informational interviews. Yeah. With different alumni from my college from accounting to investment banking consulting, the UN working at the State Department being a teacher just a whole range of careers. And then the journalists like connected most to. Yeah. I really liked the journalist I talked to. And then one guy was just, you know, hey, you know, I can call an editor that I worked with twenty years ago to see if you would be willing to offer you a job and he did that. And then I went up to New Hampshire. The job was at a small newspaper New Hampshire, and I never written an article basically for my college newspaper or anything like that. And I went up in interviewed with him. And he gave me the job. Yeah. What was the fest article you wrote full them? Oh, jeez. It was probably about some board meeting because I was covering six towns in New Hampshire and Maine, and the I think I probably went to a meeting and covered a traffic light. So you a debate on whether we should put a traffic light at this intersection. And it was a community that had very few traffic lights. So it was incredibly contentious. I mean, what are you thinking at that point? Yeah. No. It was crazy. I loved it. I don't know. It's just like the small gears in public discourse. It was fascinating to me. It was it was very strange. I mean, I was probably was the only Asian within a thirty mile radius. But yeah, I loved it. I loved it. It was crazy. I was just felt like I was in a foreign land. But I was just in Hampshire. So what would you tell your youngest self than I think, I would just say enjoys a ride. It's exciting. Fun. And you're gonna learn a ton. That's the thing as journalists. It's like you learn so much. It's like you have the luxury to ask any question. You want of anyone? That's crazy. It's amazing. Eric has happened to you. Somewhat at you like, wow, I get us this question. Yes. We had lavar Burton on the show, and he told us he was proud of us, and like that was probably one of best career moments of my life. And I don't know lavar Burton that will you know. I mean, I like to think we know each other now. Clearly. But to be in a situation where I get to talk to someone who I have lived up to into have that person. Not only appreciate that interaction. But also say that they're proud of your work was mind blowing. It's kind of extrordinary way, you'll passions can lead you to you more about compensation produced in partnership with called Han. Go to extraordinary on the Mike dot com. And don't forget to check out Lisa and Eric's extraordinary shows Stott up and the naught you can also finally send me on season one of this poster. That's right mole once again at extraordinary on the Mike dot com. 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