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DMN provides perspective on Texas

On Sunday March 6, 2022, the Dallas Morning News published another balanced editorial, Gender-affirming care needs more research, not more politics: It’s not child abuse, but it’s not scientifically proved either, this time on the shocking political developments out of Texas regarding the treatment of gender-questioning children. Here are some salient excerpts: ‘It is hard …

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“Conversion Therapy”: Why is Ireland ignoring the experts?

We are very grateful to our Irish guest author for taking the time to write this piece. Insulin comas. Lobotomies. Conversion Therapy. These forms of medical torture are the most shameful chapters in the history of medicine. Right? Yet one of these is not like the others. “Conversion Therapy” is an oxymoron. If you’re seeking …

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For more Scandi-style progressive politics, try Missouri, Alabama, and Utah

Written by Genspect parent Lynn Chadwick. Two new bills in Missouri and Alabama seek to prohibit medical procedures for minors, including hormones and surgeries for gender-questioning youth.  Missouri SB 843 reads in part, “Under this act, any physician, surgeon, nurse, or other health personnel shall be prohibited from administering any hormonal treatment or performing any …

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BREAKING: Firm sues Florida public school district for hiding gender counseling from parents

Written by a mental health attorney On January 24, 2022, the Child & Parental Rights Campaign filed suit in federal court on behalf of parents who allege that Clay County school officials hid their 12-year-old daughter’s (“A.P.”) mental health and gender identity issues for months – only informing them after the child attempted suicide in …

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UPDATE: Wisconsin Supreme Court to hear about hiding info from parents

We now have an update to our article in the fall, Case for the Wisconsin Supreme Court: Should parents be notified about their secretly trans-identifying students? The Supreme Court agreed to hear the case and will now rule on two issues: 1) the degree to which the plaintiffs can be anonymous, and 2) whether the …

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2021: Year in Review

Genspect was launched in June 2021 – and what a year it has been! In less than six months, Genspect has had a global impact as a voice for parents of gender-questioning young people. Here are just a few highlights of what Genspect has accomplished in the last half year: -Hosted the world’s first conference …

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Canadian newspapers start publishing balanced pieces

Against the backdrop of the Washington Post publishing The mental health establishment is failing trans kids, a groundbreaking article by top WPATH clinicians Dr. Laura Edwards-Leeper and Dr. Erica Anderson (a transwoman) on November 28, 2021 about the overall lack of proper and comprehensive assessment of gender-questioning youth seeking medicalization, several Canadian papers have followed …

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