Teaching Kids About Trans: The Australian Safe Schools Programme

Three years after it was launched in Australia, the ‘Safe Schools’ programme has been scrapped in New South Wales by the Education Minister Bob Stokes and funding has been allocated for a new anti-bullying programme to take its place. Safe Schools is the equivalent of UK organisations such as Gendered Intelligence, GIRES and the government-backed […]

Gender Identity And The Rights Of The Child

On February 24th¬†the Gender Identity (Protected Characteristic) Bill 2016-17 is expected to have its second reading debate in the House of Commons. The purpose of the Bill is “to make gender identity a protected characteristic under the Equality Act 2010 in place of gender reassignment and to make associated provision for transgender and other persons; […]

The Role Of Counsellors And Therapists

One of the biggest concerns of parents who contact this site is the difficulty in finding counsellors or therapists who will not just jump to affirm their child’s “preferred gender” but take the time to support a young person in exploring the issues which led to a cross-sex identification in the first place. We went […]

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 […]