Heyer, Walt
19 Articles at Lifeissues.net

Walt Heyer is an author and public speaker with a passion to help others who regret gender change. Through his website, SexChangeRegret.com , and his blog, WaltHeyer.com , Heyer raises public awareness about the incidence of regret and the tragic consequences suffered as a result. Heyer's story can be read in novel form in Kid Dakota and The Secret at Grandma's House and in his autobiography, A Transgender's Faith . Heyer's other books include Paper Genders <"http://www.sexchangeregret.com/bookstore> and Gender, Lies and Suicide .


Gender Dysphoria and Adverse Childhood Experiences

The way out of rushing to surgical interventions lies in acknowledging that transgender identification has deep roots in the psyche and evaluating gender distress through the lens of adverse childhood experiences

Date posted: 2022-05-07

How To Talk To Someone Struggling With Gender Confusion

Over the years, I've learned that taking on a transgender identity is not about becoming someone else; it is about erasing oneself. That changes the perspective of treatment away from guiding the person toward a new identity to looking for the reason behind his or her desire for self-destruction.

Date posted: 2021-04-21

Pastor Jeff Looked at Me through the Eyes of God

As a transgender woman, the most loving and compassionate help offered to me came from people who pointed me toward Jesus. Affirming false cross-gender identities is not love; helping someone reclaiming their true identity in Christ is.

Date posted: 2019-12-07

Diagnosis of Gender Dysphoria - Too General and Too Much Harm

The diagnosis of gender dysphoria prematurely puts people on a path to transition while trivializing and dismissing contributing factors such as alcohol and drug abuse, sexual fetishes and co-existing psychological disorders. The trans "treatment" being idolized today should meet the same fate as lobotomies, tooth pulling and colon removal - tossed on the historical rubbish heap of debunked horrific experiments perpetrated on innocent, hurting people.

Date posted: 2019-08-11

Childhood Sexual Abuse, Gender Dysphoria, and Transition Regret: Billy's Story

Billy is not the first who turned to a transgender identity to escape pain and trauma. It's time for psychotherapists to seriously address the unique causes of each individual's gender dysphoria before encouraging them to pursue hormones and surgery.

Date posted: 2018-03-28

The Transgender Matrix: It's Time to Choose the Red Pill

The transgender community isn't sympathetic to members of the trans-matrix who want to leave. Even so, the red pill population is growing every day.

Date posted: 2017-10-21

Bravo to the Truth: What's Wrong with Transgender Ideology

The problem with basing a diagnosis and irreversible treatment on people's feelings, no matter how deeply felt, is that feelings can change. Corey decided he was a 'transgender' girl. Then his mom decided she was a man.

Date posted: 2017-05-07

A Nine-Year-Old Boy is Spreading a "Contagion of Mass Delusion"

National Geographic's cover photo is exploitation. The health and well-being of a child are being sacrificed to advance a political and cultural crusade.

Date posted: 2017-02-02

Transgender Identities Are Not Always Permanent

Transgenderism is based on feelings that can change over time. I first needed to come to terms with the truth that no amount of surgery or hormones can ever change innate, biological sex.

Date posted: 2016-10-26

Regret Isn't Rare: The Dangerous Lie of Sex Change Surgery's Success

Stop enabling the delusion that transition is the only answer. Allow scientific research to flourish, no matter what the results show. Look at the evidence and facts and encourage treatment options that address dangerous psychiatric conditions first.

Date posted: 2016-06-25

Freedom to Change Your Life: Why the Government Shouldn't Ban "Reparative Therapy"

The Southern Poverty Law Center and other LGBT organizations seek to end civil rights for people with same-sex attractions who freely desire therapy rather than to continue in their current lifestyle. Equality in civil rights demands that no one should be unjustly stripped of their lawful, rightful access to effective therapies.

Date posted: 2016-04-18

50 Years of Sex Changes, Mental Disorders, and Too Many Suicides

Early pioneers in gender-reassignment surgery and recent clinical studies agree that a majority of transgender people suffer from co-occurring psychological disorders, leading tragically high numbers to commit suicide. Outlawing psychotherapy for transgender people may be politically correct, but it shows a reckless disregard for human lives.

Date posted: 2016-02-10

The Danish Girl: People Aren't Born Transgender, But Playing Dress-Up Can Spark Psychological Problems

A recent film accurately portrays the deep emotional and psychological problems that transgender people experience, but it fails to address the reality of life after sex reassignment surgery and the need to treat comorbid psychological disorders.

Date posted: 2016-01-18

The pain of transgender regret

At the age of 42, Walt Heyer was married and had two children. But he had felt for years that he was stuck in the wrong gender.

Date posted: 2015-10-18

Dear Bruce Jenner: You Could Really Be Hurting People

Here's some heartfelt caution for Bruce Jenner from another who had the surgeries, the glamor shots, the excitement, the adulation - and, finally, the regret of going transgender.

Date posted: 2015-09-05

Bruce Jenner Wants To Change The World When He Should Change His Mind

Personal and medical experience indicates that switching genders will not give Bruce Jenner peace.

Date posted: 2015-08-13

"Sex Change" Surgery: What Bruce Jenner, Diane Sawyer, and You Should Know

The dark and troubling history of the contemporary transgender movement, with its enthusiastic approval of gender-reassignment surgery, has left a trail of misery in its wake.

Date posted: 2015-07-01

Outlawing Psychotherapy For Trans-Kids Will Not Prevent Suicides

Psychologically healthy people do not commit suicide. Changing genders is an outward expression of some form of depression that started long before the suicide. Studies have shown conclusively that suicide is the result of mental illness and untreated depression, but the elite who push for gender change ignore the evidence.

Date posted: 2015-06-14

I Was a Transgender Woman

The reprieve provided by surgery and life as a woman was only temporary. Hidden deep underneath the make-up and female clothing was the little boy hurt by childhood trauma, and he was making himself known.

Date posted: 2015-06-03