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The 2023 Dutch Debate Over Youth Transitions

Medical, legal, and cultural debate over the practice of youth gender transitions has come to the birthplace of the Dutch Protocol The following is an extract from an article on the Society for Evidence Based Gender Medicine’s website about the beginnings of discussion and debate in the Netherlands about the practice of gender transition in […]

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British mental healthcare responses to adult homosexuality and gender non-conforming children at the turn of the twenty-first century

History of Psychiatry Volume 34 Issue 4, December 2023 David Pilgrim, Department of Psychology, University of Southampton This paper is a timely examination of the history of two distinct current clinical positions, that could help us understand and contextualise concerns about legislation to include gender identity in a ban on “conversion therapy”. The first is […]

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Denmark Joins the List of Countries That Have Sharply Restricted Youth Gender Transitions

This article appeared on the website of the Society for Evidence Based Gender Medicine and is reproduced here with their permission. segm.org 17 Aug 2023 The journal of the Danish Medical Association “Ugeskrift for Læger” confirms the change has occurred quietly but resolutely A major medical journal Ugeskrift for Læger,  the Journal of the Danish Medical Association, […]

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A response to Dr Helen Webberley’s open letter to Dr Hilary Cass

A response from the Clinical Advisory Network on Sex and Gender to Dr Helen Webberley’s open letter to Dr Hilary Cass, Chair of the Independent Review of Gender Identity Services for Children and Young PeopleC Dr Helen Webberley’s challenge to Dr Hilary Cass recycles the inaccuracies and misconceptions that have resulted in far too many […]

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When we are at our most vulnerable

CAN-SG’s review of Women’s Rights Network Report on sexual assaults in NHS hospitals, “When we are at our most vulnerable”, published 16.04.2023 This report (1) documents the outcome of an investigation by members of the UK national Women’s Rights Network (WRN), who submitted Freedom of Information (FoI) requests to all UK police forces. These FoI […]