“The rate of regret is very low, as low as 0.4 to 0.6 per cent.”
Stage two hormone treatment brings on puberty for a young trans person’s correct sex. However, it still requires costly and time-consuming permission from the court.
The sharp rise has been attributed to greater trans awareness and trans youth coming out at an earlier age.
The process, which exclusively occurs in Australia, requires teens to apply to the court to start hormone treatment.