Genspect is an international alliance of professional groups, parents, trans people, detransitioners, and others who advocate for a better model of care than the current “affirmative” approach. Uniting 19 different organisations in 17 countries, we don’t just speak for a few: we speak for thousands.

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We’re always on the lookout for refreshing takes on all things gender. If you have something to say, drop us a line. We’d love to hear from you!

Pride Extra Time
I mentioned last month that in my youth I went to Pride in …
An Open Letter to Pediatric Gender Clinics
The world's largest pediatric gender clinic, the Gender Identity Development Service (GIDS) at …
How Internalized Misogyny Contributed to My Transition
Introduction (Childhood): Admiring Women as a Girl, and Enjoying Masculinity and Femininity Without …
Genderizing Title IX in US Schools
Under the radar until the last couple of years, gender ideology has gained …

Support that parents and families can trust.

With so much disinformation, it’s hard for the parents and relatives of gender-questioning kids to know where to turn. Our comprehensive package of support gives the help you need, when you need it.

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We’re proud to be partnered with PITT – Parents with Inconvenient Truths about Trans. Many parents are concerned about their kids’ healthcare: PITT’s Substack makes sure their voices are heard.

Why is this happening to my family?
We parents of trans-identified kids have all asked this question: Why is this …
Becoming a light for our wayward son
At the tender age of 15, our sweet, nerdy son announced, completely out …
Where's Our Life Raft?
This is my rant. My attempt at a cathartic retelling of a story …
To the glitter moms of social media:
Pride month was really hard to go through, as a parent caught up …
Whether you’re a detransitioner, a desister, or a trans person disenchanted with your own transition, our Beyond Transition Project is designed for you. It unites professional expertise with personal passion, helping to serve an under-served community.

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Show the world you share our concerns by joining Genspect. You’ll receive email updates, notice of upcoming events, and have the chance to join our Community Forum.

A different generation of students – with a different culture.

For educators working with young people, the ever-shifting language of gender and sexuality can be hard to keep up with. Schools and universities struggle to reconcile the needs of different groups – and teachers, counsellors and support staff get caught in the crossfire. We can help you strike the right balance.

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Across the world, clinicians, teachers, journalists, and other professionals seek the best support for gender-questioning children. We provide a space where respectful discussion of gender issues is encouraged, and we welcome trans people, detrans people, parents, and professionals who believe that a better way is possible.


Kids thrive best in open and supportive environments, with their parents included in decision-making wherever possible. They should be free to explore all aspects of their gender, sexual orientation and identity formation, without making permanent decisions. No-one is just a walking gender identity: we’re all far more complex than that.


We closely examine the role that the healthcare, media and educational establishments play in guiding vulnerable youth toward a singular explanation for their distress. We believe there are many routes into gender dysphoria – and many routes out.


Biological sex is real. The world works better when we use accurate information and terminology. We emphasis long-term health, and we push back against regressive sex stereotypes. There’s no right or wrong way to be a boy or a girl.


We are funded via our public fundraiser, and from private contributions from supporters of our work. We are committed to protecting the identities of everyone we work with, unless they choose to waive the right to their own anonymity. We are also committed to the principles of informed safeguarding and child protection.


We want to provide a platform for a more honest and open conversation at every level of society. We believe that it’s time for a genuine public dialogue about the complexity of gender, sexuality, and identity development – a dialogue where every voice can be heard.

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Gender is the story of the moment. We’ll help you cover it.

Journalists want reliable info from reliable sources. With more and more news stories relating to trans issues, you need to get the details right. We can provide you with statistics, connections, and credible human interest stories, ensuring that your coverage is second-to-none.

As a clinician, you know that there’s more to life than identity.

With more and more kids identifying as trans or non-binary, therapists and doctors are worried that we’re losing sight of the bigger picture. Genspect brings an informed professional perspective, helping you provide a better – and deeper – level of care.

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Help Genspect to build a global movement for positive change by following us on social media. We’re available on Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.

Across our culture, changing notions of gender have a real impact.

In such a fast-paced environment, civility, humour and open-heartedness quickly get lost. We’re interested in creating a slower and more thoughtful conversation – one in which the voices of different communities and generations all have the right to be heard.

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The closure of the Tavistock clinic’s gender service must have implications for the provision of comparable children’s services at the Sandyford clinic in Glasgow.
So when will the Scottish government acknowledge this?

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