Chloe Cole, a seventeen-year-old from California, has now started to de-transition in the wake of her treatments, which included surgery, seeking fruitlessly to try and become male, reported officials in Florida. The intensely radical gender theory that has been blazing across the country has been seen to have quite dangerous, and in some cases deadly, consequences for the children that are put through it.
Starting at the age of 13, Chloe was put on puberty blocks and just two years later underwent a double mastectomy, which “irreversibly and painfully” damaged her body. she is now quite unlikely to ever be a mother and will have to deal with a heightened risk of cancer for the rest of her life. Her testimony came to light as part of a public hearing about whether Florida should reimburse individuals for what is being called “gender-affirming care” by various advocates.
“No child should have to experience what I have,” stated the teen to those in attendance at the hearing, which included state Medicaid and Board of Medicine officials.
“My consent was not informed.”
Chloe Cole is only 17, she told her detransition tale to the Surgeon General of Florida. It is stories like Chloe's that we consider support our call for an immediate halt to the medicalization of gender identity in children and adolescents.https://t.co/J2IjmFyjUs
— Our Duty : parents challenging gender ideology (@OurDutyGrp) July 10, 2022
As seen last month, Rule 59F-1.050 was officially unveiled by Governor Ron DeSantis and seeks to ban children from being put through sex-change treatments and to halt Medicaid from providing any funds for the transitions of adults.
As part of a previous interview, Chloe stated that she had become radicalized under gender theory when she was barely 11 due to following LGBTQ activists on social media.
“‘I saw how trans people online got an overwhelming amount of support, and the amount of praise they were getting really spoke to me because, at the time, I didn’t really have a lot of friends of my own,'” she stated to The New York Post.
Chloe stated to her parents that she was actually a boy when she hit age 13, started to only go by “Leo,” and began taking testosterone. Just two years later, she made a choice that she now sees as a horribly heartbreaking mistake.
“I was unknowingly physically cutting off my true self from my body, irreversibly and painfully,” she explained to the gathered officials in Florida. “That realization, actually, was one of the biggest things that led to me realizing that this was not the path that I should have taken.”
Joseph Lapado, the Surgeon General of Florida, called on the Florida Board of Medicine to put a stop to any children thinking about sex changes from being able to have access to surgeries, puberty blockers, and cross-sex hormones.
“The current standards set by numerous professional organizations appear to follow a preferred political ideology instead of the highest level of generally accepted medical science,” stated Ladapo in his letter to the board. “Florida must do more to protect children from politics-based medicine. Otherwise, children and adolescents in our state will continue to face a substantial risk of long-term harm.”
Chloe then issued a statement to Common Sense News for the parents at the meeting in Tallahassee.
“Do not transition your kids,” she pleaded.