New York Times article “Chest Binding Helps Smooth the Way for Transgender Teens, but There May Be Risks” talks about the health consequences, such as crushed ribs and breathing problems.
An article by feminist Libby Emmons describes it as destructive self-harm by females who may not be trans, but dissociating with their womanhood:
The New York Times printed another pro-binding article that features narratives that these dysphoric females will kill themselves if they aren’t able to bind:
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