Father Trying to Prevent Child's Gender Transition Loses Custody

Headline Roundup October 23rd, 2019

A jury in Texas denied a father's request for sole managing conservatorship of his 7-year-old twins after the father, Jeffrey Younger, requested sole custody on the grounds that his child's mother was helping one of the 7-year-olds transition from male to female against his will. The mother, Anne Georgulas, was made sole managing conservator of the twins, after arguing that the previously established joint custody agreement should be revised to require Younger to "affirm" the necessity of his child's transition. The story has been covered closely by sources with Lean Right and Right AllSides media bias ratings over the past week. As of Wednesday afternoon, no sources with a Left, Lean Left or Center rating had covered the story.

From the Left
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There is little that Jeffrey Younger and Anne Georgulas agree on about one of their twins.

To start: Is the 7-year-old transgender?

It’s a question that has divided the Coppell, Tex., parents — on how Luna, who was named James at birth, should be dressed to school and wear their hair. On whether the child should receive gender-affirming care, which could eventually lead to medical treatment to delay puberty. On which parent should get to live with the twins, and who should have a say in decisions over their health....

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From the Right
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OPINION

Anthropologists in the future will spend a lot of time discussing and debating the question of when, exactly, the once-great American civilization went insane, why it happened, and how. I can only imagine what conclusions they will draw. As an American citizen in the present day, actually bearing witness to the collapse of sanity and reason in real time, I’m not sure that I can even answer those questions. Perhaps hindsight will lend some clarity to the issue.

What I do know is that this case will be viewed as...

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From the Right
2000

A jury in Texas returned a verdict on Monday that will prevent a Texas dad from intervening in the gender transition of his 7-year-old son.

Jeffrey Younger had petitioned a court in Texas to grant him sole custody of his twin sons, James and Jude, in part to avoid a plan to infuse James with female hormones. James, who would like to be called Luna, has been the center of controversy in the heated debate among his parents and others.

Anne Georgulas, the mother of the two boys, has advocated...

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