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Stonewall :  Un ami avec des extras ?

Écrit par Derek Duval, parent de Genspect et traduit par un parent francophone de Genspect. (Go here for the English version.) Le 13 octobre 2021, la BBC a diffusé Stonewall, un exposé fascinant et d’une importance critique réalisé par Nolan Investigates. Au fil de 10 épisodes et de plus de six heures de contenu, on …

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Stonewall:  A Friend with Benefits?

Written by Genspect parent Derek Duval. (Allez ici pour une version française.) On October 13, 2021, the BBC released Stonewall, a riveting and critically important exposé created by Nolan Investigates. Over the course of 10 episodes and more than six hours of content, a picture emerges of how a private lobbyist group like Stonewall could …

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STUDY: Little known about detransitioners

Written by Genspect parent Derek Duval. Although anecdotal accounts of detransition are rapidly mounting, there is a paucity of scientific evidence to describe the rate of and reasons for detransition. In Access to care and frequency of detransition among a cohort discharged by a UK national adult gender identity clinic: retrospective case-note review, published October …

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Congratulations, Sonia Appleby!

Stella O’Malley, Angus Fox, and everyone at Genspect wishes hearty congratulations to Sonia Appleby for successfully winning her whistleblower case against the Tavistock gender clinic in the UK! We thank her for her tireless work in trying to safeguard our gender-questioning British children. The full judgement of the tribunal can be read here. According to …

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Genspect working with the media: A British council reviews its school policies

Social transition – the changing of names and pronouns – occasionally comes at the end of a long period of reflection. But that’s often far from the case, as one family from the Welsh Valleys discovered all too quickly. When their young adolescent son announced his transgender identity at school, the parents were not told. …

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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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The Daily Telegraph takes on the topic of Gillick Competence

… and brings in Genspect’s founder, Stella O’Malley, to highlight the parents’ perspectives. As the UK government reviews its general policies on single-sex hospital wards, the issue of self-identification of gender identity is back in the news. But as Genspect parents can attest, these matters can be far more complex when it comes to children. …

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Claire Graham and Stella O’Malley, both of Genspect, featured in Medscape

Medscape interviewed both Claire Graham and Stella O’Malley of Genspect for its story on the Tavistock’s appeal to the Keira Bella ruling, “Treat youth with gender dysphoria as individuals.” Some noteworthy excerpts: “We need to learn from the mistakes made with people like Keira Bell. Clinicians need to realize that fast-tracking counseling doesn’t work, especially …

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