While on it's face I find the premise disturbing, but I also find the reporting and conclusions to be highly suspect. The conclusion seemed focused on a potential outcome, not addressing the immediate issue of attending psychological counseling for gender dysphoria.
Call me cynically naive (not mutually exclusive), but I don't trust the accuracy of reporting on any debatable topic and I actually believe that people have more common sense than to subject a young child to the permanent effects of a choice he is too young to understand.
OK, gents, here's what's happening. The mother is a crazy bitch who gets to torture her ex-husband by mutilating his son using the power of the state and getting attention in the process. Win-win for her, what's not to like?It is good to be skeptical in general, but I don't see much opportunity for this to actually be good for the boy. If he really is obsessed with being a girl, counseling would be a less severe option. And he may want to be a boy for all we know... This could entirely be the so called mothers obsession and she doesn't care what the boy wants.
By preventing puberty, he doesn't become a girl. He becomes an asexual boy. No longer able to enjoy it as a boy or girl.
The son, still a small child who loves his mom, does what he can to please her by doing as she asks. He's a boy when he's with his dad but his mom wants him to dress like a girl for some inexplicable reason, so he does.
It ain't complicated. The problem is we normies without young children and little contact with the state have no idea how deep is the rot and how far our institutions have fallen.