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I used the pronoun “she” since the study reports that she identified as a girl at the time it was conducted.
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Ashley, F. Gender (De)Transitioning Before Puberty? A Response to Steensma and Cohen-Kettenis (2011). Arch Sex Behav 48, 679–680 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10508-018-1328-y