To receive daily emails from Breaking Christian News to your inbox CLICK HERE


SHARE THIS ARTICLE Printer friendly version of this page

Dozens of Transgender "Regretters" Boldly Testify to Escaping "Trans La La Land"

Crystal Woodall : Jan 9, 2019  CBN News

"If those other conditions were first treated through cognitive therapy, there's no telling how much that would alleviate gender dysphoria without any need for invasive surgeries and hormonal treatments. But this seems to be a well-guarded secret by political and media activists with a stake in promoting identity politics in general, and gender ideology in particular." -Stella Morabito

(Los Angeles, CA)—[CBN News] As the transgender movement becomes all the rage in popular culture, those who once lived that lifestyle—and are now plagued with regret—are coming forward to share their stories. (Screengrab image: Walt Heyer/ YouTube

Author Walt Heyer chronicles their various journeys in his new book, "Trans Life Survivors."

"'Trans Life Survivors' showcases emails from 30 or so people, selected from among hundreds who have written me, concerning what many call 'the biggest mistake' of their lives," Heyer writes in the book's introduction.

Heyer is hardly an outsider regarding this controversial issue. To the contrary, Heyer himself endured a life-long struggle with gender confusion leading him to have a sex-change operation and live as a woman for nearly a decade.

He later discovered, however, that he was suffering from a mental condition known as "dissociative identity disorder," or DID. In a further epiphany, he realized his disorder was the result of an early childhood trauma—and that the surgery had fixed nothing.

"It was becoming very clear that the surgery they call sex change or gender reassignment is not a sex or gender change at all, but a means to living out a masquerade through the destruction of perfectly good sexual organs," said Heyer, who de-transitioned back to a male 25 years ago.

In a Jan. 3 op-ed for The Federalist, Stella Morabito cites Heyer's personal struggles as the reason those coming out of the lifestyle trusted him to tell their stories.

"They specifically sought out Walt to get some much-needed support," she writes. "They've shared their lonely, surreal experiences falling down the trans rabbit hole, hoping to escape as he did."

Explaining why he wrote the book, Heyer writes, "I present this representative group of gut-wrenching personal testimonies to put the transgender advocates on notice: we survivors know there is deep trouble in Trans La La Land."

For instance, Heyer notes that while the transgender lobby pushes gender transition as the perfect solution for those struggling with gender dysphoria, the truth is that for many, the novelty of the transition eventually wears off. For those who discover that and then seek to de-transition, the backlash can be brutal.

"I'm trying to come out as a regretter," writes Eric. "And I'm finding the community backlash to be difficult and the lack of medical support to be troubling."

Meanwhile, Morabito reports that Heyer cites numerous studies showing that gender dysphoria often co-exists with other mental conditions, such as DID, bipolar disorder, depression and obsessive-compulsive disorders.

"If those other conditions were first treated through cognitive therapy, there's no telling how much that would alleviate gender dysphoria without any need for invasive surgeries and hormonal treatments," Morabito writes. "But this seems to be a well-guarded secret by political and media activists with a stake in promoting identity politics in general, and gender ideology in particular."

Heyer is hoping his book will shine a light on the problem and help provide much-needed support for those seeking to de-transition.

"Regretters going back need people around them to lend strength for the journey—people willing to listen with love, speak healing words, provide emotional, legal and financial assistance and cheer them on to their homecoming," he said. Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here







SHARE THIS ARTICLE Printer friendly version of this page

To receive daily emails from Breaking Christian News to your inbox CLICK HERE

Other Recent Articles from Breaking Christian News

Supreme Court: WWI Cross Monument Can Stay; "The Bladensburg Cross Has Expressed the Community's Grief at the Loss of the Young Men Who Perished, Its Thanks for Their Sacrifice..."

President Trump's Pick to Replace Nikki Haley at UN Vows to Fight Anti-Israel Bias

In Blistering Speech, Brave Senator Takes "Politically Correct CEO's" to Task for Imposing "Abortion Extremism"

'She Chose Faith over Freedom When it Would Have Been So Easy to Cave': Christian Teen's Contagious Courageous Stand, a 'Hostage for Life' for Refusing to Deny Jesus

'Please Don't Kill Our Baby!': Father Begs Pregnant Partner Not to Abort Their Child in Heartbreaking Video

Cleveland Clinic Performs Their First-Ever Surgery on Unborn Baby: "Proof Positive" Pregnant Women are Carrying Human Lives

Prayer Alert: Iran Shoots Down US Drone: "Ready for War"

Guard Tower From Time of King Hezekiah Accidentally Discovered by Israeli Soldiers

It Was the Brits Who Instituted Slavery in the US, Not Americans, So Should THEY be Responsible for Reparations?

The "Supernatural Miracle" Anne Graham Lotz Says Took Place at Her Father's Funeral

Powerful Prayer Opened President Trump's 2020 Campaign Rally in Orlando: "Let Every Demonic Network be Torn Down in the Name of Jesus"

Citing the Sanctity of Life and the Lowest Unemployment in 51 Years: President Trump Kicks Off His Re-election Campaign

Evangelist Alveda King: Juneteenth Celebrates Freed Black Slaves; What About the Babies?

Doctor Sounds Alarm after Groundbreaking New Abortion Pill Study Finds 'There Are Potential Physiological Consequences That Have Not Been Investigated'

Former Reagan Official: Iran Understands Power and Trump Understands Iran

Hezbollah's Secret Weapon Exposed: Israel Destroys Massive Iran-Backed Terror Tunnel

Israel Lays Massive Water Line to Help Gaza: 'Despite Everything, They are Our Neighbors'

California Lawmakers Trying to Force Pastors to Embrace LGBTQ Ideology

VidAngel CEO Says Jury Ruling on Copyright Lawsuit 'Completely Unfair': Shares Message for Customers

To Stand Against Suicide; This Faith-Driven Actress—Star of 'Hidden Figures'—Shares Her Own Mental Health Struggles



Search the Articles Archives

Keyword:  
Author:  
Words Posted On:  
Day Month Year



To Order by Phone Call: 1-866-354-5245 (1-541-926-3250 outside the U.S.)

BCN Plus

An BCN Paid Advertisement

An BCN Paid Advertisement
An BCN Paid Advertisement
An BCN Paid Advertisement
BCN Store
Follow BCN on Twitter
Are You Praying for Our Government Leaders?
BCN Staff

Steve Shultz
Steve Shultz, Managing Editor
Founder and Owner


Aimee Herd
Aimee Herd, Editor


Teresa Neumann
Teresa Neumann, Reporter

BCN Plus
Are You Praying for President Trump?
 
 
BCN Contact Info

All articles on this site and emails from BCN are copyrighted property of Breaking Christian News. Permission is given to link to, or share a BCN story if proper attribution is given to both the original writer and summarizer of the story. Breaking Christian News 2005-2017. All Rights Reserved.


Breaking Christian News is a division of Elijah List Publications, Inc. All Rights Reserved


Disclaimer: Articles and links, as well as the source articles linked to; do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Breaking Christian News.

541-924-3906