Australia

Genspect founder Stella O’Malley quoted in the Australian

After last week’s bombshell whistleblowing by WPATH members Marci Bowers, Erica Anderson, and Laura Leepers-Edwards, the Australian’s Bernard Lane interviewed Genspect founder Stella O’Malley for his piece Top trans doctors admit youth gender clinic concerns: Psychotherapist Stella O’Malley, founder of an international parents’ group, Genspect, which opposes the dogmatic “affirmation-only” approach, told The Australian: “The …

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What next? RANZCP statement on gender dysphoria conflicts with AusPATh

Analysis by Simon Tegg, who is part of Fully Informed, a group of people from across New Zealand concerned about the legality and long-term impacts of prescribing puberty blockers to children. The Royal Australia New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) is the registration body for psychiatrists in the two countries. In September 2021, the RANZCP …

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Thanks, Bernard Lane!

Please tweet this article with the hashtag #thankyouBernardLane and @Bernard_Lane. Journalist Bernard Lane has been a rare champion for gender-questioning kids in the Australian media landscape. Unlike most other journalists and media outlets  – including the national broadcaster the ABC, which is legally mandated to provide balanced coverage – he tackles the difficult questions in …

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Sky News Australia goes in to bat for gender-questioning kids

Genspect founder and Executive Director Stella O’Malley has appeared on Sky News Australia to spread the word about Genspect — and the 80% of gender-questioning kids who grow out of their gender-related distress. Speaking of her recent experiences with families, Stella says: An awful lot of parents have contacted me over the years since 2018, …

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24 organizations in 13 countries say #nothankyou to EPATH

EPATH – the European Professional Association for Transgender Health – is hosting a three-day conference in the Swedish city of Gothenburg. For some time, many parents of gender-questioning children across Europe have felt that EPATH has overlooked their legitimate concerns – and, in so doing, has placed far too little emphasis on the potential benefits of exploratory, …

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Genspect parents say #NoThankYou

The recent debate around the participation of New Zealander transwoman Laurel Hubbard in the women’s weightlifting events at the 2020 Olympic Games – and the trending hashtag #NoThankYou – has inspired parents of gender-questioning children across New Zealand, Australia and the world beyond to say #NoThankYou too. We parents admire the grace and dignity of …

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BREAKING NEWS: Australian gender clinic follows the lead of Sweden, Finland, and the UK

Journalist Bernard Lane reports in The Australian that one Australian gender clinic will require its young patients to receive court approval to take puberty blocking and cross-sex drugs, given the irreversible changes they create and with unknown long-term side effects. The Australian understands the dramatic change followed concerns raised by a state solicitor’s office about …

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SEGM 1 – 0 AusPATH

AusPATH (the Australian Professional Association for Trans Health) claims to “promote the health and well-being of trans people, including those who are gender diverse and non-binary.” So we should presumably expect its recently released “Public Statement on Gender Affirming Healthcare, including for Trans Youth” to be scientifically rigorous, balanced, cautious, and free of ideological bias.  Not …

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