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Does the Affirmative Care Model Protect Kids and Families?  A Comprehensive Review

By Genspect guest author Lynn Chadwick. See here for the references cited in this article. In a recent sweeping review, authors Steven B. Levine, E. Abbruzzese and Julia M. Mason have outlined concerns broadly experienced by the parents of gender questioning children, youth, and young adults.  They describe the parent experience as follows: The poor …

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Besides twitching teens, what else is social media producing? 

Written by Genspect parent Lynn Chadwick. As previously reported by Genspect, clinicians are seeing a sharp increase in young patients with previously rare psychological conditions.  The common thread seems to be social media.  In a new article in The Atlantic, The Twitching Generation: Around the world, doctors have noticed teenage patients reporting the sudden onset …

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NZ’s conversion practices prohibition law: A wolf in wolf’s clothing

A commentary by Jan Rivers, Fully Informed. What Has Happened? Following a record 106,000 submissions, oral hearings conducted at breakneck speed, with sometimes as few as two MPs present, the New Zealand “conversion therapy: bill was presented  for its second reading on 8 February as the first item of business for 2022 and was passed …

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France cautions on gender youth medicine/France met en garde contre la medicine des jeunes de genre

Reprinted from the Society for Evidence Based Gender Medicine. Read the full English translation on SEGM’s website, which also links to the French original. The National Academy of Medicine in France has issued a press release in which it cautions medical practitioners that the growing cases of transgender identity in young people are often socially-mediated and that …

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Is President Biden fully informed about gender youth medicine?

Written by and reprinted with permission by journalist Bernard Lane. Follow his new substack called Gender Clinic News. @POTUS stated that “respected medical organizations have said that access to gender-affirming care for transgender children can benefit mental health, lower suicide rates, and improve other health outcomes.” “Rather than weaponizing child protective services against loving families, child …

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For Women’s History Month, Genspect honors female Gender Rebels!

Slideshow and article by  Jo, Alex Arendt, and two anonymous mothers. Throughout history, there have been many accounts of women who defied the gender roles and stereotypes that were culturally assigned to their sex. For Women’s History Month, Genspect has collaborated with Jo from @genderebeljo to create a slideshow celebrating some of these “Gender Rebels.” …

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Constructive Criticism for TIME

Written by a Genspect parent and health professional. On February 12, 2022, TIME Magazine published an article entitled Pediatricians who serve trans youth face increasing harassment. Lifesaving care could be on the line. To advance our goal of promoting comprehensive, evidence-based care for gender-questioning youth, Genspect provides below a partial list of the inaccuracies in the article, …

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