Grooming: it’s different for boys
Listen now (57 min) | A new group is helping parents of trans identified children
Autistic girls seeking answers ‘are seizing on sex change’
A global expert on autism has warned in newly released legal papers that girls who are autistic or anorexic appear more likely to say they want to become boys.The evidence by Professor Christopher
‘My child needs therapy, not drugs’
What do you do if your 16-year-old daughter insists she wants to be a boy — and to take powerful drugs that stop her periods as the first step to developing a more masculine appearance?Mrs Y is the
The testimony that led High Court judge to ban child puberty blockers
The shocking evidence that convinced a High Court judge to effectively ban an NHS gender clinic from giving puberty-blocking drugs to children can be revealed for the first time today.
David Bell: Tavistock gender clinic whistleblower faces the sack
A senior psychiatrist who warned that a national gender identity clinic was failing vulnerable children faces disciplinary action by an NHS trust.David Bell, 70, a former staff governor at the
Keira Bell: ‘I couldn’t sit by while so many others made the same mistake’
Standing outside the High Court yesterday, Keira Bell said that she hoped the judgment marked the end of gender clinics “playing God with our bodies [by] experimenting on the young and vulnerable with
Can life-changing decisions be left to children?
When Victoria Gillick, a Roman Catholic mother of ten, came across a government circular advocating under-16s be prescribed contraception without parental consent, she was outraged. In 1983, her
NHS’s Tavistock clinic in court battle over gender transition
A woman given hormones by the NHS to change her gender launched a legal challenge today to stop children receiving the same treatment unless ordered by a court.Keira Bell, 23, from Cambridge, who was
Mum in clinic row wants to stop kids making ‘catastrophic’ decisions
‘Mrs A’ fears her 16-year-old daughter will be fast-tracked for transgender medical treatment once she is seen by clinicians at the Gender Identity Development Service in London.
Children’s gender identity clinic concerns go back 15 years
Some doctors felt children were referred for puberty blockers too quickly, it has emerged.
Tavistock gender clinic faces court over ‘puberty blockers’ for children
A landmark case to stop the NHS prescribing “experimental” puberty blockers to children who say they want to change their gender is to go ahead after judges gave it the green light last week.One of
Children’s transgender clinic hit by 35 resignations in three years as psychologists warn of gender dysphoria ‘over-diagnoses’
A transgender clinic has been hit by 35 resignations in three years, as psychologists warn of “overdiagnoses” of gender dysphoria among children.
Why I Resigned from Tavistock: Trans-Identified Children Need Therapy, Not Just ‘Affirmation’ and Drugs
It is now ‘transphobic’ to report doctors’ fears about trans’ children’s health | The Spectator
The Times today reports serious concerns about the functioning of the Gender Identity Development Service (GIDS) at the Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust. Lucy Bannerman, the Times reporter, writes: “The Times has spoken to five clinicians who resigned from the service because of concerns o…
The NHS has quietly changed its trans guidance to reflect reality | The Spectator
Imagine you have a child who says they believe they were born in the wrong body, describing what amounts to a fundamental and painful mismatch between their biological sex and their gender identity. Imagine the child you see as your daughter declaring that they are in fact a boy. Where would you tu…