FAQ What is evidence-based medicine? What is psychotherapy? What are sex and gender and what is the difference? What are disorders of sexual development (or intersex conditions)? Are people born with a gender identity? Can humans change sex? What is gender dysphoria? How does gender dysphoria develop? What are the criteria for diagnosing gender dysphoria? What are co-occurring issues for children and young people with gender dysphoria? How do the endocrine interventions ‘puberty blockers’ and ‘cross sex hormones’ work? What are the uncertainties that health professionals need to address in medical interventions for gender dysphoria in children and adolescents? How does adolescence affect decision-making? Are children and young people with gender dysphoria at higher risk of suicide? What do the terms ‘detransition’ and ‘desistance’ mean? Is gender dysphoria a Culture Bound Syndrome? Can a patient change their sex/gender marker on their medical records? How do single sex policies for healthcare facilities and requests for same sex healthcare practitioners currently apply within the NHS? What is conversion therapy and what is the Memorandum of Understanding? What is CAN-SG’s position on sexual orientation? What is WPATH and what are their guidelines?