The astonishing admission in the Health Research Authority report: The purpose of puberty blockers is to commit children to permanent physical transition

by Michael Biggs The Health Research Authority (HRA) has just published its investigation into the 2010 experiment with puberty blockers, or more precisely its role in giving ethical approval and…

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What Questions Should a School be Asking about Mermaids Training for Teachers?

The contributor of these notes is a language teacher and department chair in a secondary school. She has over 20 years of teaching experience in both the UK and international school…

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Does Tavistock GIDS fast-track 16+ referrals of adolescents with gender dysphoria?

by Susan Matthews, academic and contributor to the book Transgender Children and Young People: Born in Your Own Body and the follow-up book Inventing Transgender Children and Young People, available…

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“We Really Really Tried.” A 2017 Letter from GIDS Clinicians Ignored by The Guardian

In today's Observer, sister paper to the Guardian, there is an article about the current controversies surrounding Tavistock GIDS, and the concerns expressed by current and former GIDS clinicians and…

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What does Scotland’s U-Turn on Transgender Schools Guidance Mean for England and Wales?

The Scottish government has taken the welcome step of having a rethink on many areas concerning changes to the GRA. The LGBT Youth transgender schools guidance has now been withdrawn…

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