Canada

STUDY: Review of detransitioner experiences

This is a review of Faye Gear’s newly published study, A Thematic Analysis of Detransitioners’ Experience and Development. Republished with permission from and thanks to Canadian Gender Report. A review of detransitioner experiences has just been published with many quotes and insights from the interviewee’s. Faye Gear conducted interviews with 5 Canadian and American detransitioners …

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“Giant mess”: Why the media won’t report fairly on gender-questioning kids

This summary was written by a Genspect parent. Many thanks to independent journalist Meghan Daum of the Unspeakable podcast for giving the complex issue of best care for gender-questioning children and youth the attention it deserves by hosting a three-part series this week with Dr. Laura Edwards-Leeper, journalist Lisa Selin Davis, and affected parents. Listen to the first episode …

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Canada Votes 2021: What next?

In August, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called a snap election, hoping for a commanding majority and mandate to govern, and on September 20, after spending more than $600 million on a pandemic election that no one wanted, Canada spit back nearly identical results: Trudeau again lost the popular vote, won about the same amount of …

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Canada Votes 2021: Parent opinions

Canada’s election is now less than a week away. As parents across the nation study the parties’ platforms and see which candidates have taken the pledge to safeguard gender-questioning children, how is this affecting their vote? “I have always voted Liberal and most recently for Justin Trudeau in the last federal election.  However, I cannot …

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Canada Votes 2021: Which candidates will pledge to safeguard gender-questioning kids?

The non-partisan groups Canadian Gender Report (CGR) and Gender Dysphoria Alliance (GDA) are asking all candidates in the Canadian federal election on September 20, 2021 to sign a pledge to safeguard gender-questioning young Canadians by using the best global evidence available. They are encouraging all voters to email the candidates in their riding and tweet …

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Canadian libraries renew commitment to free speech

As representatives of parents of gender-questioning children and young people, Genspect would like to thank the Canadian Federation of Library Associations for their thoughtful and considered statement in response to demands to censor and remove the book Irreversible Damage by Genspect advisor Abigail Shrier. Genspect represents thousands of parents worldwide who have trans-identified children and need …

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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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Dr. James Cantor rebuts unscientific CAAPS statement on ROGD

Canadian sexologist Dr. James Cantor wrote an important rebuttal to a startling statement about ROGD that umbrella organization Coalition for the Advancement and Application of Psychological Science (CAAPS) put out in early August. In the statement, signed by about 40 psychology-oriented organization, CAAPS emphatically states that ROGD does not exist: “There are no sound empirical …

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