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The Luna Younger Case Is Really About the Power of the Patriarchy

The custody battle over a trans girl in Texas is what happens when men blame moms for children who don’t adhere to gender norms

Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty

LLuna Younger, a seven-year-old trans girl who was diagnosed with gender dysphoria at age five, has become a national news story thanks to a…

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Jude Ellison S. Doyle

Jude Ellison S. Doyle

Author of “Trainwreck” (Melville House, ‘16) and “Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers” (Melville House, ‘19). Columns published far and wide across the Internet.

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