Media Triumph For Brighton Mothers

We’ve got a really positive and inspiring story for you this week, one which I hope will encourage everyone to take some action when faced with ridiculous examples of gender identity politics such as the one above. This is a pupil registration form which was sent out from Brighton & Hove City Council to parents […]

‘I Am Leo’ A Response To CBBC

Many thanks to Helen Saxby for writing this post in response to the BBC regarding their reply to her complaint about the CBBC programme ‘I Am Leo’ (previously written about here). It seems that everyone received the same reply from the BBC and we’re grateful to have Helen’s permission to repost here her brilliant responses […]

NHS Public Consultation on Gender Identity Development Service

We were recently informed of the NHS public consultation on Gender Identity Development Service (GIDS) for children and adolescents. The consultation ends on April 20th. There are two new documents open to public consultation: a Policy Proposition which concludes that cross-sex hormones should not be prescribed to children under the age of sixteen, and a […]

Woman’s Hour On Teenage Girls At Tavistock Clinic

Our thanks to Woman’s Hour today for broadcasting a thoughtful and informative item about the recent unprecedented spike in teenage girls presenting to the Tavistock gender clinic in London. We are very glad to see this subject covered, when usually we only hear an unquestioning positive account of “transgender kids” throughout the mainstream media. 1,398 […]

UK: Treatment Dilemmas in Puberty Suppression Seminar

We attended a seminar at Cambridge University entitled ‘Gender Non-Conforming Children: Treatment Dilemmas In Puberty Suppression’ presented by Bernadette Wren, Head of Psychology, Gender Identity Development Service, Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust. This post attempts to sum up her presentation, with our comments added under each section. There is much more to say, so we […]

UK CBBC Children’s TV: I Am Leo

Thanks to Newsround Blog for drawing our attention to the above video, My Life: I Am Leo, which airs on CBBC, the BBC channel aimed at children aged 6-12 years old. The documentary was first shown in November 2014, again in early 2015 and is repeated today. It is part of the Bafta award-winning My […]

New Site From Youth Trans Critical Professionals

We are very happy to announce that a new website has just been published by a group of professionals critical of the ‘transgendering’ of children and young people. This is the first website to be written by clinical professionals who are skeptical of the current diagnostic and treatment practices for “trans kids.” We will let […]

Conversion Therapy For Transgender People

Transgender Trend has sent copies of the letter below to UKCP and all professional organisations who are signatories to the UKCP Memorandum of Understanding on Conversion Therapy as well as Pink News and Stonewall. To find out what this is about please read the letter below, and please do write your own letter to any of these […]

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 […]