Young people who are convinced they are living in the wrong body are receiving hormonal injections to stop the onset of puberty and make sex change operations easier. The lower age limit of 16 was scrapped in meaning any child in the early stages of puberty with gender dysphoria can now be considered for treatment - meaning some children as young as 10 are eligible. Established in , GIDS describes itself as "a highly specialised clinic for young people presenting with difficulties with their gender identity". It provides specialist assessment, consultation and care for children and young people up to the age of 18 "to help reduce the distressing feelings of a mismatch between their natal assigned sex and their gender identity". According to its service specification, "adolescents with continuing GD gender dysphoria will be able to have physical interventions via the Service provided they fulfil the eligibility and readiness criteria for these. Some Conservative campaigners argue gender identity issues are being forced onto the younger generation, leading to the spike in youths taking hormone blockers.
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Lee Harries wasn't transgender - but instead was a woman suffering with horrific complex PTSD, after years of sexual abuse. A man who underwent a sex change 15 years ago has revealed it was "the greatest mistake", saying: "I'm a woman, I'm still Debbie. Lee Harries, from Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, transitioned from female to male after years of struggling with his sexual identity.