They say girls as young as nine and boys from 11 are being given puberty blocker drugs to pause unwanted sexual development, which is being done in the absence of long-term scientific research of the consent from children.

‘This is a medical scandal,’ social justice advocate with Whisleblowers Tasmania Isla MacGregor told The Australian.

‘All of these children are going to be blamed for their own sexual dysfunction, their own inability to have children, their own cardiac problems — parents and doctors are going to say, but this is what you wanted. How evil is that, to do to a child.’

Jane Wheeler, a former US health regulation lawyer, said she is expecting these young adults will soon begin filing lawsuits against hospital gender clinics.