As we approach 2018 and the planned government consultation on the Gender Recognition Act, which is likely to take place early in the New Year, we look back on the year 2017 in the UK. There is reason for optimism, despite what often seems to be a juggernaut of changes happening socially and culturally preceding […]
Transgender Children and Young People: Born in Your Own Body is an important new book edited by Heather Brunskell-Evans and Michele Moore and published by Cambridge Scholars. It brings together a diverse selection of writers, all concerned about the current trend to medically transition children and adolescents. Each author – parents, academics, activists, professionals, an […]
Yet more advice to schools to stop using the words ‘boys’ and ‘girls’ has been issued, this time from Natasha Devon, a former government mental health adviser. According to Devon it is “important for ‘heteronormative assumption’ not to filter down into language and behaviour in schools.” She explained: “To give you an example, I never […]
From ‘Thinking Differently: Feminists Questioning Gender Politics’, a one-day conference held at Conway Hall, London, UK, on Saturday 16 July.
The experience of ‘detransitioners’ is well-documented but has not previously been studied so we’re very happy that a UK researcher is carrying out a study into the experiences of people who have had surgery to reverse gender reassignment surgery. The information gathered will be of great importance as part of the debate about the transition of […]
There has been a huge spike in adolescent referrals to gender clinics over the last year (predominantly teenage girls) and very little evidence of any serious critical evaluation of why this is happening coming from clinicians, other than that transgender people have become more known about and accepted. So we’re very happy that a researcher […]
Recently, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) proposed a new rule to address discrimination on the basis of “gender identity.” While we agree that persons should not be discriminated against vis-à-vis access to fair housing, regardless of their stated or perceived gender identity, we are concerned about the impact of this new rule on existing protections for vulnerable […]
Welcome to Transgender Trend. We have set up this website with the aim of providing an alternative source of evidence-based information which questions the theory, diagnosis and treatment of ‘trans kids.’ The mainstream media has been uniformly and uncritically accepting of the transgender diagnosis of children and in the absence of any public scrutiny the number […]