New Zealand

Stella O’Malley testifies about New Zealand conversion therapy bill

On October 13, 2021, Genspect founder Stella O’Malley testified at a subcommittee hearing about New Zealand’s proposed Conversion Practices Prohibition Legislation Bill. She began by describing her childhood, when she was convinced she wanted to be a boy until about age 10, noting that she was one of the 80% estimated to outgrow this experience …

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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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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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