Transgenderism

Gender Ideologues Have Co-opted the Campaign Against Conversion Therapy

Gender Ideologues Have Co-opted the Campaign Against Conversion Therapy

I spent years campaigning for a law that would protect gay youth from the ‘corrective’ abuse that I’d once endured. Then the trans-rights lobby got involved.

Peter Gajdics
Peter Gajdics
10 min read
Gay Rights
Gender Ideology’s True Believers

Gender Ideology’s True Believers

I spent 25 years in a cultish political sect. Trans activists are giving me déjà vu.

Kathleen Hayes
Kathleen Hayes
12 min read
Cults
Gender-Transition Decisions Should Be Made by Families, Not the State

Gender-Transition Decisions Should Be Made by Families, Not the State

This month, the New York Times ran a two-part podcast series titled When Texas Went After Transgender Care, detailing that state’s effort to ban “elective procedures for gender transitioning, including reassignment surgeries that can cause sterilization, mastectomies, removals of otherwise healthy body parts, and administration of puberty-blocking drugs or

Lisa Selin Davis
Lisa Selin Davis
9 min read
Gender Dysphoria
I’m Being Investigated by the British Columbia College of Nurses Because I Believe Biological Sex Is Real

I’m Being Investigated by the British Columbia College of Nurses Because I Believe Biological Sex Is Real

In November 2020, the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) informed me that I was under investigation for my “off-duty conduct.” My disciplinary hearing is scheduled to take place from May 30th through June 3rd, and my career as a nurse hangs in the balance. I have been

Amy Eileen Hamm
Amy Eileen Hamm
8 min read
Gender Critical Feminists
Gender Ideologues’ Alarming Campaign to Get Kids While They’re Young

Gender Ideologues’ Alarming Campaign to Get Kids While They’re Young

In the debate about the wisdom of medicalised gender change for the young, there is a common refrain meant to expose the moral panic and ignorance of sceptics. No young person, we are told, gets any medical intervention before puberty. This may be true, but it obscures the more telling

Bernard Lane
Bernard Lane
10 min read
Transgender
Male and Female Athletic Performance: Worlds Apart

Male and Female Athletic Performance: Worlds Apart

In line with the biology of sexual reproduction and evolutionary pressure on reproductive fitness, males and females are physically different. Physical divergence begins with primary sex development at around seven weeks in utero when, triggered by genetic information inherited at fertilization, bipotential gonads differentiate as either testes in males or

Jon Pike, Emma Hilton, and Leslie A. Howe
Jon Pike, Emma Hilton, and Leslie A. Howe
8 min read
sports
Studying the True Face of Gender Ideology

Studying the True Face of Gender Ideology

This week, progressive British activist Jo Maugham warned his 300,000-plus Twitter followers of “yet another vast, and vastly expensive, piece of anti-trans infrastructure” that had been erected “virtually overnight, with zero transparency.” The tweet went viral, even though, as many commenters noted, it was unclear what supposed anti-trans leviathan

Jonathan Kay
Jonathan Kay
15 min read
Gender Critical Feminists
The Truth about Autogynephilia

The Truth about Autogynephilia

It was an “aha” moment, says Ray Blanchard. In the mid-1980s, the clinical psychologist was working at the Clarke Institute of Psychiatry in Toronto, trying to work out what motivated gender-dysphoric men who wanted cross-sex hormones and surgery. And now he had met “Philip,” a patient whose case history made

Helen Joyce
Helen Joyce
16 min read
Science / Tech