Troubled Girls

A review of Abigail Shrier's Irreversible Damage

Surely Americans today would be accepting of a teenage girl who preferred baseball to shopping, pants to dresses, or short hair to long, curled locks. Alas, says Abigail Shrier, author of Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters (Reg­nery, 2020), not so. Instead, girls who don't feel "girly" enough are in distress, and turning to online forums to diagnose what's wrong with them. Their diagnosis should scare everybody.

Shrier begins her book by highlighting the sheer magnitude of the crisis. Teens today report greater loneliness than any...


is the managing editor of The Natural Family, the quarterly publication of the International Organization for the Family.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #55, Winter 2020 Copyright © 2024 Salvo |


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