UK: Evidence From Medical Organisations

We had a look through all the written evidence submitted by medical organisations to the government transgender inquiry to see how the recommendations for the care and treatment of children and adolescents were reached by the inquiry. Here we’ve pulled out the most relevant quotes, with our synopsis at the end: Written evidence submitted by […]

UK News: 930% Rise In Child Gender Identity Referrals

Over the past six years there has been a 930% increase in the number of children referred to NHS gender clinics across the UK, including one three-year-old and three four-year-olds since April last year. The BBC report shows that the total number of 94 children referred in 2009-10 has increased to 969 in 2015-16. The […]

UK Gender Survey Sent Out To Schoolkids

  A government-backed “gender survey” was sent out to schoolchildren aged 13 upwards in Brighton last week, as part of research commissioned by Anne Longfield, the Children’s Commissioner, and sponsored by the Department of Education. The research was begun at the Universities of Lancaster, Cardiff and Brighton. The survey was very quickly withdrawn, either because […]

US News: Transgender Trend submits comment to HUD on proposed change to women’s shelter rules

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 […]

UK Government Report on Transgender Equality

The new UK government report on transgender equality was announced on Thursday and the press release in the previous blog was sent out to over 20 journalists, including all national daily newspapers. The government must agree a new strategy, with full cross-party support, within 6 months. These are the new recommendations which most concern us: Consideration […]

PRESS RELEASE Parents Question Proposed Legislation

January 14th 2016 Press Release from Transgender Trend re Proposed Legislation We recognise the importance of legislation to protect and ensure equality for transgender people but we are concerned about the new government report on transgender equality in terms of how it impacts on the rights of women and children. The report notes “gender variance” […]

US Legislation Section Added

Happy new year to all of our followers! We’ve just added a US legislation section to the site. We expect to be building and refining this section on a regular basis, with both federal and state/local information. Today, you’ll find an alphabetically organized overview of transgender-related legislative efforts at the state and local level. A […]

Transgender Legislation

We have been busy looking at transgender legislation in the UK and US with the aim of adding pages to the site for easily accessible information. The UK page is up here, outlining various guidelines, codes of practice and government Acts from the Gender Recognition Act of 2004 onwards. The US page will be up […]

Transgender Trend

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 […]