From Adult Males To Teenage Girls – The Movement From Etiology To Ideology

    In the late Sixties, 90% of transsexual adults were male. Fifty years on and the latest published figures from the Tavistock clinic indicate that child referrals are almost 70% female. In the year 2011/12 the overall referral rate of girls overtook boys for the first time. The latest referral figures saw the number […]

A Scientist Reviews Transgender Suicide Stats

  The transgender suicide statistics above were presented by the charity Mermaids at the Trans Equality Legal Initiative day event in London on November 18, and subsequently shared extensively on Twitter. These were the same statistics shown at the Mermaids event in London on October 14, the event that anyone critical of child transition was […]

Transgender Diagnosis And Treatment Of Kids Is Not Up For Debate

This week we have had to cross out not one but two upcoming events in our diary, both concerning the transgender diagnosis and treatment of kids. The first of these you may have heard about: the cancellation of the NSPCC’s “Dare to Debate” seminar “Is Society Letting Down Trans Children?” scheduled for October 25th. We […]

An Alternative Science Museum Exhibit: Boy Or Girl?

This image is from a display entitled ‘Boy or Girl?’ at the Science Museum, London, as part of the ‘Who Am I?’ exhibit in the Wellcome Trust wing. We have written to the Science Museum at info@sciencemuseum.ac.uk to express our concerns about what this exhibit teaches children; you can find a template letter here, please […]

A Response To “Detransition, Desistance And Disinformation” by Julia Serano

An article was published recently on the subject of ‘transgender children’ by Julia Serano, entitled “Detransition, Desistance and Disinformation: A Guide For Understanding Transgender Children Debates.” As author of ‘Whipping Girl’ Serano is one of the most influential voices in trans activism so we felt it important to respond to the points made in this […]

Introducing Teddy: New Trans Book For Kids

A new picture book for 0 – 5 year-olds is published by Bloomsbury tomorrow (June 2nd) ‘Introducing Teddy – A Story About Being Yourself.’ On the back cover it is described as ‘A heart-warming story about friendship and acceptance, starring a very brave teddy.’ The blurb on the Bloomsbury website¬†explains the underlying educational aim of […]