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A History of Affirmation

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A huge thank you to SunMum, a Bayswater Parent who has researched and recorded this history of the affirmative approach to treating gender confusion in young people emerged in the…

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Mum A’s Story

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Mum A's Story I would like to thank Bayswater Support Group, for giving us this opportunity to promote our legal case against the Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust. This is…

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Material Girls

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Material Girls is a timely and trenchant critique of the influential theory that we all have an inner feeling known as a gender identity, and that this feeling is more…

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A New Way to Be Mad

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This article from The Atlantic discusses the phenomenon of apotemnophilia: the attraction to the idea of being an amputee. Some sufferers will even go so far as to seek out…

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Bully Proof Kids

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We can’t always be there to protect our kids as they make their way in the world. What we can do is equip them with the tools they need to…

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Hold on to Your Kids

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Children take their lead from their friends: being ‘cool’ matters more than anything else. Shaping values, identity and codes of behaviour, peer groups are often far more influential than parents.…

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Bad Science

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Ben Goldacre’s wise and witty bestseller, shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize, lifts the lid on quack doctors, flaky statistics, scaremongering journalists and evil pharmaceutical corporations. Since 2003 Dr Ben…

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Detransitioners: Videos

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Transgender Trend wrote an article addressing the rise in YouTube vloggers describing their own transition through an ideological lens, and the influence this might have on young women who are…

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The End of Gender

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International sex researcher, neuroscientist, and columnist Debra Soh debunks popular gender myths in this fascinating, research-based, scientific examination of the many facets of gender identity. Is our gender something we’re…

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Irreversible Damage

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Until just a few years ago, gender dysphoria—severe discomfort in one’s biological sex—was vanishingly rare. It was typically found in less than .01 percent of the population, emerged in early…

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FAQ

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Frequently Asked Questions What is gender dysphoria? Gender dysphoria is the term used to describe the distress and discomfort experienced when a person feels their biological sex does not align…

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Brainwashing

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Throughout history, humans have attempted to influence and control the thoughts of others. Since the word 'brainwashing' was coined in the aftermath of the Korean War, it has become part…

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The Tipping Point

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A wonderful page-turner about a fascinating idea that should affect the way every thinking person thinks about the world around him' Michael Lewis In this brilliant and original book, Malcolm…

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Strange Contagion

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Picking up where The Tipping Point leaves off, respected journalist Lee Daniel Kravetz's Strange Contagion is a provocative look at both the science and lived experience of social contagion. In…

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The Science of Fate

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'A truly fascinating - if unnerving - read' The Telegraph 'We can all benefit from Critchlow's book' New Scientist 'Acute, mind-opening, highly accessible - this book doesn't just explain how…

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Sex Matters

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'McGregor is kickass; a respected crusader. If you're a woman, she's definitely the doctor you'd want to see in an emergency or to install as head of medical education' The…

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Invisible Women

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*THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER* 'HELL YES. This is one of those books that has the potential to change things - a monumental piece of research' Caitlin Moran Imagine…

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Books on Transitioning

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Here we make some suggestions of books that may help you to understand more about transitioning: social, medical and/or surgical. From books on the current provision of transgender health, to…

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Video: Sasha Ayad

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Sasha Ayad is a therapist who works with children and young people who struggle with issues around their gender identity and gender dysphoria. She co-hosts the podcast Gender: A Wider…

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An A to Z of Terms

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An A to Z of Sex and Gender Sometimes the language our children use to describe their experiences can be confusing; whilst some words might be completely new to us,…

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Parent Story: Helen

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Until July 2016 we were a standard family. My husband, me and our two children – one son and one daughter. We raised our children to believe that toys, activities…

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