NHS Public Consultation

An NHS Public Consultation on specialised gender identity services was launched in July and remains open for public response until October 16th, through their online survey here. The new specification which alarms us is the proposal to lower the age of acceptance into adult services to 17 years. Currently young people can be referred from the […]

Stonewall School Report: What Does The 45% Attempted Suicide Rate Really Mean?

  From this year’s Stonewall School Report, which surveyed 3,713 LGBT students aged 11-19, the statistic which has inevitably been pounced on by trans activists and the media alike is the 45% attempted suicide rate of trans-identified young people. The statistic is shocking, as of course any suicide attempt rate for young people is, but before […]

CPS Schools Project: The Erasure Of Sex And The Silencing Of Girls

The Crown Prosecution Service has devised lesson plans for pupils aged 11-16 to teach them awareness of hate crimes towards lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender pupils. The CPS Schools Project is a free educational resource pack developed with the help of Gendered Intelligence, Stonewall and the Ministry of Justice and includes dramatised scenarios, a power point […]

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 The survey was very quickly withdrawn, either because […]