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Swedish documentary: Stopping the Trans Train

Written by Genspect parent Derek Duval. Sweden, home of the Nobel Awards that in 1949 gave the prize in Medicine for the lobotomy, has also produced Part Four of the high-impact documentary series “Trans Train,” released at the end of November with English subtitles.  Produced by investigative journalists from Mission: Investigate, the prior three installments …

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BREAKING: Texas gender clinic shuttered

Written by Genspect parent Lynn Chadwick. The GENECIS (GENder Education and Care Interdisciplinary Support) clinic in Dallas, Texas has been closed in response to public pressure by advocacy groups. According to a recent article by Marin Wolf and Lauren McGaughy in The Dallas Morning News entitled Dallas hospitals erase references to Genecis health care program for transgender …

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When doing less is helping more: A more considered approach

Written by Genspect parent Lynn Chadwick. In Clinical and Ethical Considerations in the Treatment of Gender Dysphoric Children and Adolescents: When Doing Less Is Helping More, his article published in The Journal of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychotherapy, Dr. David Schwartz outlines significant concerning observations regarding the current practice of the affirmative-care approach in treating …

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Clinician asks: Is the gender-affirmative model dangerous?

Written by Genspect parent Lynn Chadwick. Australian psychiatrist Alison Clayton has just published a scathing, well-researched, and peer-reviewed letter to the editor in the Archives of Sexual Behavior, The Gender Affirmative Treatment Model for Youth with Gender Dysphoria: A Medical Advance or Dangerous Medicine?, comparing the current model of affirmative care for gender dysphoria to …

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First Ever Conference on ROGD Packs Clinical and Emotional Punch

Written by Genspect parent Derek Duval. (Para la version en espagnol, vaya aqui.) On Saturday, November 20, 2021, Genspect conducted the first ever conference to explore Rapid Onset Gender Dysphoria, ROGD: What We Know and What We’re Learning. The event united groundbreaking professionals at the heart of the debate around gender: Dr. Lisa Littman, author …

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Q&A with Dr. Stephen Levine

Written and compiled by Genspect parent Derek Duval. Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Genspect advisor Stephen Levine published the prescient Reflections on the Clinician’s Role with Individuals Who Self-identify as Transgender in the Archives of Sexual Behavior in September 2021.  As he states in the abstract, his aim is “to assist clinicians in their initial …

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Detransition: Highlights of Dr. Littman’s latest peer-reviewed study

Written by Genspect parent Lynn Chadwick. (All bolded and italicized sections are our emphasis.) NOTE: Dr. Lisa Littman will be one of the keynote speakers at the ROGD: What we know and what we’re learning online conference happening this Saturday November 20. Please join her, Stella O’Malley, Dr. David Bell, and a Genspect parent to …

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A detransition case study: Concerns about affirmative care

Written by Genspect parent Lynn Chadwick. In Gender detransition: A case study, her article published November 10, 2021 in The Journal of Analytic Psychology, Genspect advisor and Jungian analyst Lisa Marchiano describes a case that illustrates the complex and overlooked mental health needs of young people presenting with gender distress and how simplistic the affirmative …

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Porn: the great identity interrupter no one wants to talk about

Written by Genspect parent Lynn Chadwick. Helena, a detransitioned woman with a large following on Twitter, recently posted an excellent thread expounding on the relationship between porn and the growth of the gender phenomenon among teens and young adults. This thread has its fingers precisely on the pulse of youth culture, describing how teens are …

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Genspect’s Stella O’Malley and parents speak with House of Lords peer

Written by Genspect parent Jude from Australia. On Friday 22 October 2021, I took part in a zoom webinar organised by Baroness Emma Nicholson of Winterbourne, a member of the UK House of Lords. The webinar was part of a Children & Women First weekly public meeting, entitled Children’s Safeguarding Today – Legalities in the …

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