Dispelling The Myths About Puberty Blockers

Or rather, puberty blocker — only one, leuprorelin, is currently in use.

Kids deserve a chance to make their own choices; puberty blockers give them that chance. [Image by Lotus Head/freeimages.com]

To give you quick-and-dirty medical facts on leuprorelin, it’s a synthetic version of a hormone already produced by the body. Leuprorelin works at a far higher efficiency to achieve its effects. It acts as an agonist at pituitary GnRH receptors, essentially resulting in a drastic drop in estradiol and testosterone…

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Carolly Kasenumi

Writer, journalist, trans feminist Bene Gesserit witch. Nonbinary girl. Lesbian. Pronouns: they/them or she/her.