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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Signs Law Banning ‘Trans’ Drugs, Surgeries for Children. Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott signed a bill which bars the use of puberty blockers, cross-sex hormones and so-called “gender-reassignment” surgeries “for the purpose of transitioning a child’s biological sex. The law takes effect September. 1. Read more here.
Louisiana Legislature, With Veto-Proof Majority, Passes Ban on Gender Transition for Minors. Louisiana lawmakers have passed legislation that would ban sex reassignment for minors claiming to be transgender. Hormone treatments, puberty blockers, and surgeries intended for children would be outlawed under the legislation. Read more here.
Judge Halts Florida Ban on Gender Transition Procedures for Minors. A federal district court issued a preliminary injunction against a law signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) that bans “gender-transitioning” medicine for minors. Read more here.
Female Athletes Head to Court Against Connecticut Transgender Sports Policy. The full U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit will consider a decade-old Connecticut policy that permits high school students to compete on teams that correspond with their gender identity, even if it differs from the sex on their birth certificate. Read more here.
Father Attempts to Save Autistic Son From Irreversible Trans Surgery. A father is suing health officials in the United Kingdom for scheduling cross-sex surgery on his 21-year-old autistic son, charging the health industry pushed the patient into the transgender ideology without exploring the multiple mental health issues involved. Read more here.
Transgender Surgery Complication Numbers Are Horrifying. Research suggests that up to half of trans men and women undergoing “transition” surgeries suffer post-op issues or pain so severe they need medical attention or additional surgery months later. Read more here.
Mom Sues School After Boy Posing as Girl Attacks Her Daughter in School Restroom. An Oklahoma mother is taking legal action against her local school district by charging that officials allowed a boy who identifies as a girl to attack her 15-year-old daughter in a school restroom and inflict “severe physical and mental injuries.” Read more here.
Study Finds Transgender Surgery Leaves People Lonelier, Depressed. The head of a facility that carries out so-called “gender-affirming care” has published a study confirming that transgender surgeries do not improve mental health and make people feel lonelier than those who avoided surgical intervention altogether. The study was published in BMC Public Health, a peer-reviewed scientific journal. Read more here.
Poll: Public ‘Strongly’ Rejects Transgenderism Despite Corporate ‘Pride.’ Fifty-seven percent of Americans strongly agree that “There are [only] two genders, male and female,” according to a survey of 1,116 adults by Rasmussen Reports. Read more here.
German Armed Forces Commissioner Wants To Make Draft Gender Neutral. Germany should strongly consider implementing a mandatory gender-neutral draft, says Eva Högl, the left-wing politician who serves as Germany’s Armed Forces Commissioner. Read more here.
Transgender Minnesota Inmate Wins Transfer to Women’s Prison in Settlement. The Minnesota Department of Corrections has reached a settlement with a transgender inmate who sued over his treatment in prison. Craig Lusk, who changed his name to Christina in 2018, will receive a large monetary settlement along with a “sex-change” surgery and will also be transferred to a woman’s prison. Read more here.
EU Council Quietly Ratifies Istanbul Convention. The controversial convention addresses violence against women, but secures the same protections for transwomen, the first such reference in international law. Read more here.
Looney Tunes Uses Bugs Bunny To Celebrate Drag Queens For Pride Month: ‘Get Your Drag On.’ The classic children’s animated brand from Warner Bros. is celebrating “Pride Month” by encouraging people to dress up as drag queens. Read more here.
U.S. Federal Agencies Celebrate Pride Month With ‘Progress Pride’ Flag. Several U.S. federal agencies are celebrating “pride” month with gushy social media posts featuring the “Progress Pride” flag, which features added colors to include transgender individuals and minorities who feel excluded from the ever-growing acronym. Read more here.
UN Expert Defends Trans Critics. A UN women’s rights expert has criticized Western governments for “intimidation and threats” against opponents of trans ideology. She has also clashed with other UN officials on transgender issues. Read more here.
Two Trans Athletes Did Not Show Up for California State Finals. The recent California state track and field finals took place without two trans athletes showing up to compete. The governing body for prep sports, the California Interscholastic Federation, denounced the criticism that discouraged the two male athletes from competing in the girls’ state finals. Read more here.
Watchdog Says Taxpayer-Funded Hospitals in Conservative States Are Transing Kids. A legal advocacy group led by former Trump administration official Stephen Miller has set its sights on five taxpayer-funded hospitals in Republican-led states that appear to be involved with gender transitions, demanding that they provide statistics about their operations on children. Read more here.
Popular Trans Activist Injured Female Player During Women’s League Soccer. Transgender activist and biological male athlete Riley Dennis has reportedly been captured on video injuring a female player while competing during a women’s soccer league game in New South Wales, Australia. Read more here.
Alabama Bans Biological Male Athletes From Women’s College Sports. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed legislation that prohibits biological males who identify as female from participating on female sports teams in college, expanding on the current K-12 ban. Read more here.
Johns Hopkins Staff Given ‘Pronoun Usage Guide.’ Employees at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Maryland were given a new pronoun usage guide that lists dozens of pronouns including “aerself” and “faerself” that employees can use in the workplace. Read more here.
‘Misgendering’ Is ‘Act of Violence,’ Colorado University Says. The University of Colorado Boulder’s “Pride Office” argues on the university’s website that deliberately ignoring someone’s pronouns can be an oppressive and even violent act. Read more here.
Nevada Lawmakers Vote to Fine Schools for Not Allowing Boys in Girls’ Sports. Nevada lawmakers passed an amendment to penalize school boards that prevent biological males who identify as female from using women’s locker rooms and competing on girls’ sports teams. Read more here.
‘Gender Transition’ Book Available to Kindergarten Students in Minnesota. The book Call me Max, which teaches children about what it means to “be transgender,” is reportedly available to kindergarten students in a Minnesota school district. Read more here.
New Jersey Female Inmate Details Alleged Assault From Biological Male Transfer. A New Jersey woman incarcerated at a state women’s correctional facility alleges a male transfer who identifies as female assaulted her after several instances of sexual harassment. Read more here.
Man in a Dress Welcoming Children to Disneyland Princess Boutique Sparks Outrage. A video clip of a man in a dress welcoming small children into a Disneyland boutique full of princess costumes has gone viral on social media. Read more here.
Belk Selling ‘Transgender Pride’ Shirts for Toddlers, Young Children. The website of department store chain Belk was selling a boys’ T-shirt that displayed the words, “So happy to be me” and featured a blue, pink and white happy face – the colors of the “transgender pride” flag. Read more here.
British Cycling to Ban Biological Males From Female Competition. British Cycling will ban biological males who identify as female from the female category of its competitions following a nine-month review and consultation. Read more here.
UK Transgender Lobby Group Helped NHS Plan Treatment for Children. Transgender lobby group Mermaids reportedly helped draft NHS plans for treating children who were questioning their gender. Read more here.
Texas Children’s Hospital Ends Gender Procedures. Texas Children’s Hospital CEO Mark Wallace announced plans to discontinue the hospital’s gender treatment program for minors to comply with a new bill passed by the state legislature banning such treatments. Read more here.
Lone Louisiana Republican Blocks Bill Banning Transgender Surgeries on Children. A Republican state senator in Louisiana joined Democrats on a vote to kill a bill that would ban transgender surgeries on children in the state. Read more here.
Gender Dysphoria Social Contagion Study Retracted From Journal After Activist Backlash. A study exploring whether gender dysphoria is a social contagion among children and young adults was recently retracted by a major journal after transgender activists threatened to cease working for the journal. Read more here.
North Dakota District Will Conceal Students’ Gender Identities From Parents Despite State Law Prohibiting It. A school district in Fargo, North Dakota will conceal the gender identities of students from parents despite a state law prohibiting the policy. Read more here.
New Whistleblower Describes ‘Culture of Fear’ Around Gender Treatment at Texas Hospital. A second whistleblower has come out describing “activist” doctors at Texas Children’s Hospital and the “culture of fear” around gender treatments for children. Read more here.
Arizona Gov Vetoes Bill Banning Student Pronoun Changes Without Parental Consent. Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs vetoed a bill that would have prohibited educators from using pronouns that don’t correspond with a student’s biological sex. Read more here.
Bill Sponsor Says NC Fairness in Women’s Sports Act to Include Colleges. North Carolina legislation to protect the integrity of women’s sports will likely include college athletics and could clear the General Assembly as soon as this week, according to a bill sponsor. Read more here.
Man Takes Drugs to Produce Milk in the Hopes of Breastfeeding a Child. A man who identifies as female has bragged to viewers on TikTok that, after ingesting a cocktail of drugs, he has successfully begun producing a milk-like substance from his breasts and that he hopes someday he will be “breastfeeding [his] youngest child.” Read more here.
Montana Gov Signs Law Defining ‘Sex’ as Only Male or Female. Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte has signed a bill defining the word “sex” in state law as only male or female, joining Kansas and Tennessee, which have similar laws. Read more here.
Biden Title IX Transgender Sports Rule Brings in 156K Comments. The Department of Education’s proposed Title IX athletics rule that could strip federal funding from schools that don’t allow athletes to compete based on their gender identity received more than 156,000 statements during the 30-day public comment period. Read more here.
Leaked Fox News Handbook Accommodates Gender Identity, Transitions, Pronouns. A leaked copy of a handbook reportedly allows Fox News employees to use bathrooms that align with their gender identity rather than biological sex. Read more here.
NJ Judge Blocks Policy Requiring Parental Notification of Student’s Gender Identity. A New Jersey Superior Court temporarily blocked a school policy requiring staff to notify parents about circumstances impacting their child’s physical or mental well-being if gender expression or “transitioning” is involved. Read more here.
UK Medics Who Uphold Biological Sex Accused of Practicing ‘Conversion Therapy.’ UK medics who do not immediately affirm a gender-confused patient’s gender identity are being accused of practicing so-called “conversion therapy.” Read more here.
U.S. State Dept Offers Counseling to ‘Misgendered’ Employees. The State Department will offer counseling to any employee “who feels hurt or upset” by a system-wide email glitch that temporarily assigned random and often incorrect gender pronouns to staff. Read more here.
Mexico Offers ‘Non-Binary’ Option on Passports. Mexicans applying for a passport can now avoid having to check the box for male or female under a newly announced travel document policy. Read more here.
Indiana School Counselor Sues After Being Fired for Refusing ‘Gender Support Plan.’ An Indiana counselor is suing a school district after being fired for refusing to honor the district’s “Gender Support Plan” which required district employees to use the preferred names and pronouns of students. Read more here.
Biological Male Sues NYC Yoga Studio After Being Told to Leave Women’s Locker Room. A biological male who identifies as female sued a New York City yoga studio after being asked to exit the women’s locker room at the studio and instead use the men’s facilities. Read more here.
Florida Gov Signs Series of Bills Related to Transgender Ideology. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a series of bills intended “to protect Florida’s children” from radical gender ideology, including bills banning “gender-affirming care” for minors and governing bathroom and pronoun use in schools. Read more here.
Texas AG Investigates Children’s Hospital for Unlawfully Performing ‘Gender-Affirming Care.’ Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is launching an investigation into Texas Children’s Hospital over reports that it has been unlawfully providing children with “gender transition” treatments. Read more here.
Oklahoma Agrees to Not Enforce ‘Gender-Affirming Care’ Ban While Court Order Sought. Oklahoma has agreed to not enforce its ban on “gender-affirming” medical care for minors while opponents of the law seek a temporary court order to block it. Read more here.
Texas Legislature Passes Ban on ‘Gender Transitions’ for Minors. The Texas legislature has sent a bill limiting “gender transition” treatments for minors to the desk of Gov. Greg Abbott, who is expected to sign it. Read more here.
Target Sells ‘Tuck-Friendly’ Children’s Bathing Suit. Target is selling a “tuck-friendly” bathing suit as part of its massive “pride” collection, which has already made waves for its overt marketing to children. Read more here.
Parents of Trans-Identifying Kids Seek to Block Florida Ban on ‘Gender-Affirming Care.’ The parents of three transgender-identifying children in Florida are trying to get a federal judge to block a new law that bans so-called “gender-affirming care” for minors. Read more here.
Nearly a Third of Patients on Cross-Sex Hormones Stop Taking Them, Study Finds. Nearly one-third of patients who received so-called “gender-affirming” hormones had stopped taking them within four years, according to a study of children and spouses of soldiers who received treatment through the U.S. Military Healthcare System. Read more here.
Adidas ‘Pride 2023’ Ad Features Man in Women’s Bathing Suit. The new Adidas “Pride 2023” ad campaign features a man wearing a women’s one-piece bathing suit, perpetuating an ongoing corporate trend featuring men in women’s clothing. Read more here.
Bill to Force Schools to Inform Parents About Student’s Gender Identity Fails in NH. A bill that would have required school officials to disclose to inquiring parents that their child is using a different name or being referred to as being a different gender was defeated in the New Hampshire House. Read more here.
AP Reporter Spars With U.S. State Dept Official Over ‘Mandatory’ Pronoun Use in Emails. State Department deputy spokesman Vedant Patel was pressed by a reporter in a contentious exchange over the department’s new policy that reportedly mandates the use of pronouns in all State Department emails. Read more here.
Biden’s Ed Sec Says Boys Must Be Allowed in Girls’ Sports to Protect Them. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona said that expansions to Title IX to permit male athletes in female sports are necessary to protect kids from “elected bullies.” Read more here.
Florida Gov Signs Bill Banning Gender Treatments for Minors. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law a statewide ban on gender surgeries or prescription hormone treatments as part of so-called “gender-affirming” care for minors. Read more here.
Wisconsin District Charges Extreme Sum for Records of Male Showering in Front of Four Girls. A Wisconsin school district is charging a law firm over $11,000 for records related to an incident at a local high school where a transgender-identifying male showered naked in front of four female students. Read more here.
Missouri Ends Rule Limiting ‘Gender Transition’ Treatments for Minors, Some Adults. Missouri’s emergency rule limiting gender transition treatments for minors and some adults abruptly ended, reportedly because the legislature passed a bill banning “gender-affirming care” for minors. Read more here.
Archie Comics to Transform Classic Character Into Trans-Identifying Woman. A character in the Archie Comics universe is being rebranded as transgender as part of an effort to make the series “a little bit more queer.” Read more here.
Director of Oregon Child Gender Clinic Took Thousands From Puberty Blocker Developer. The director of Doernbecher Children’s Hospital in Portland received thousands of dollars in 2018 from a pharmaceutical company that produces puberty blockers. Read more here.
Maryland Health Facility’s ‘Trans-Friendly’ Policy Could Require Minors to Room With Opposite Sex. A mental health clinic at a Maryland hospital has instituted a policy by which minor patients who identify as transgender could be roomed with other minor patients of the opposite biological sex. Read more here.
Office of Naval Intelligence Hosted Event on ‘Inclusive’ Language for Transgender Individuals. The Navy’s Office of Naval Intelligence hosted an Intelligence Community “Pride Ally Engagement” event on using inclusive language to “reflect the existence of transgender, nonbinary, and intersex individuals.” Read more here.
L.A. Dodgers Nix Award to Anti-Catholic ‘Transgender Drag Nuns’ After Backlash. A California-based drag show group that uses Catholic and Christian imagery in sexualized contexts will no longer be honored by the Los Angeles Dodgers on the team’s planned “Pride Night.” Read more here.
‘Transformers’ Show Promotes Transgenderism to Children. An episode of “Transformer: EarthSpark” created controversy by introducing a non-binary robot character and a discussion on pronouns to its young audience. Read more here.
Texas House Passes Bill Banning Child Gender Modification Procedures. The Texas House passed a bill which would prohibit procedures and treatments for “gender transitioning” from being performed on minors suffering from gender dysphoria. Read more here.
Polish Draft Bill Would Ban ‘Sex-Change’ Surgery for Children. Poland may soon consider legislation that would ban “sex change” operations for children and see any doctor involved in such an operation subject to a three-year prison sentence. Read more here.
UK Parliamentary Staff Urged to Police Pronouns and ‘Identify Transphobia.’ UK Parliament authorities have drawn up gender identity guidance for hundreds of staffers, urging them to police gender pronouns and report “negative behaviors.” Read more here.
ROGD Researcher Under Investigation for Publishing Study Related to Social Contagion. Springer Nature is investigating a study published by gender dysphoria researcher Kenneth Zucker based on suspected cases of rapid-onset gender dysphoria in nearly 1,700 children. Read more here.
UK PM Defends the Importance of Protecting Women’s Spaces. Protecting single-sex spaces is not a “niche issue,” Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said, but a significant matter that should be addressed at the highest levels of government. Read more here.
Ohio School District Punishes Students for ‘Misgendering’ Peers, Even Off-Campus. Olentangy Local School District in Ohio allegedly has a policy that punishes students for “misgendering” their peers, even in off-campus communications. Read more here.
Closure of Controversial UK Tavistock Gender Clinic for Children Delayed. The closure of a controversial NHS gender clinic for children has been delayed for a year, according to reports, though the reason for the delay is unknown. Read more here.
Children as Young as 12 Can Have Puberty Blockers, Scottish Watchdog Says. Children as young as 12 can consent to “gender-affirming” medical interventions, Scotland’s social care watchdog said in new guidance. Read more here.
Levi’s CEO Expresses Support for Expanding ‘Gender-Neutral Line.’ Levi Strauss CEO Chip Bergh doubled down on the clothing company’s efforts to expand a “gender-neutral” collection in response to demand for clothing which “conforms to neither male nor female identities.” Read more here.
U.S. Lawmakers Demand Answers From NIH on Transgender Youth Study That Left Two Dead. Fifteen Republicans in the U.S. House and Senate sent a letter to the National Institutes of Health demanding answers about a study on experimental medical interventions for youth who identify as transgender. Read more here.
Pharma Giant Bankrolled Doctors Pushing Transgender Procedures. Allergan Aesthetics, a pharmaceutical company that produces Botox injections and breast implants, funded doctors who promote cosmetic procedures as medically necessary for transgender-identifying people. Read more here.
Missouri Lawmakers Bar Biological Males in Women’s Sports, Gender Treatments for Minors. The Missouri legislature approved measures to bar transgender-identifying male athletes from women’s sports and to halt “gender-affirming care” for minors. Read more here.
North Carolina Health Centers Push Back on ‘Gender Affirmation’ Allegations. Following fierce backlash online, three major health care systems in North Carolina are pushing back against allegations each is “transitioning” young children through “gender-affirming care.” Read more here.
Montana Ban on ‘Gender-Affirming Care’ for Minors Challenged in Court. Two transgender-identifying children, their parents and two healthcare providers filed a lawsuit arguing that a Montana law that would ban “gender-affirming care” for youth is unconstitutional. Read more here.
Top Spanish Court Considers Challenge to Transgender Law. Spain’s Constitutional Court has agreed to consider a legal challenge against a new law allowing any Spanish citizen over 16 years old to change their legally registered gender without medical supervision. Read more here.
Florida Legislature Passes Bill Penalizing Doctors for Performing ‘Gender-Affirming Care’ on Minors. Florida’s legislature passed a bill which would punish doctors who perform “gender transition” surgeries and related procedures on minors. Read more here.
North Dakota Gov Signs Bill Regulating Transgender Issues in Schools. North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum signed a bill into law that requires teachers to tell a parent if a student identifies as transgender, requires students to have parental consent before using the bathroom of their choice, and prohibits teachers from being compelled to use a student’s preferred pronouns. Read more here.
Texas AG Launches Probe Into Medical Center Over Potential ‘Illegal’ Transgender Procedures on Minors. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced an investigation into Austin-based Dell Children’s Medical Center after an undercover video allegedly showed staff at the facility saying that they had patients “transitioning” as young as 8 years old. Read more here.
Transsexual Cleared of Exposing Male Genitals to Women at Ohio YMCA. A biological male who identifies as female was cleared of three counts of indecent exposure for exposing his genitals to women and children in a female locker room because the judge determined the genital area was covered by body fat and not visible. Read more here.
NYC Catholic Church Hosts ‘God Is Trans’ Exhibit. St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Manhattan is hosting an art exhibit titled “God is Trans: A Queer Spiritual Journey.” Read more here.
Male Pedophile Who Viciously Abused Daughter Housed in Women’s Prison After ‘Transitioning.’ A 34-year-old man convicted for torturing and filming pornographic videos with his 7-year-old daughter is serving his sentence in a New Jersey women’s prison after claiming to identify as transgender. Read more here.
Poll: Americans Overwhelmingly Reject Transgender Ideology. A majority of Americans reject the idea that a person’s gender can be different from their sex at birth, according to a poll conducted by The Washington Post and the Kaiser Family Foundation. Read more here.
Florida Advances Bill to Keep Biological Men Out of Women’s Restrooms. The Florida legislature passed a bill that would make it a trespassing misdemeanor for those over 18 to use some bathrooms that do not align with their biological sex. Read more here.
Oregon House Passes Bill Expanding Insurance Coverage for ‘Gender-Affirming Care.’ The Oregon House passed a bill which would allow minors of any age to receive abortions without parental consent and expands insurance coverage for “gender-affirming care.” Read more here.
Study: ‘Transgender Women’ Face Higher Risk of Prostate Cancer Going Undiagnosed. A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that biological men who identify as transgender women are at increased risk of prostate cancer going undiagnosed. Read more here.
Portland College Offers Treats, Coloring to LGBT Advocates Upset Over ‘Anti-Trans Bills.’ The Portland State University president wrote a campus memo bemoaning “anti-trans bills” and offering upset students use of the “Queer Resource Center” where cotton candy and coloring would be available. Read more here.
California Students Blast Admin for Ignoring Assault by Trans-Identifying Male Student. Megan Simpkins, a senior at Martin Luther King High School in Riverside, California, denounced her school board for permitting biological men to enter a women’s locker room after videos went viral showing a transgender-identifying male at her school viciously assaulting female students. Read more here.
German Ministers Present Gender Self-ID Draft Law. The German government has presented a draft law allowing people to change their legal gender based on self-identification. Children under 18 would need parental consent. Read more here.
Australian PM Angers Transgender Advocates for Defining Woman as ‘Adult Female.’ Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese recently angered LGBTQ advocates by defining the term “woman” according to the traditional biological understanding of the concept. Read more here.
Cycling’s Governing Body Reconsiders Allowing Biological Males to Compete With Women. The Union Cycliste Internationale, cycling’s world governing body, appears to be reconsidering its position regarding transgender-identifying athletes following a biological male’s dominant win in a UCI women’s stage race. Read more here.
Top U.S. Medical Programs Exposed for Providing ‘Gender-Affirming Care’ to Toddlers. Medical programs at Duke University, the University of North Carolina and East Carolina University are offering “gender transition” resources to children as young as two years old, according to a new report. Read more here.
Oklahoma Gov Makes Performing Irreversible Gender Surgeries on Children a Felony. Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has banned all “sex reassignment” procedures for minors in the state, including irreversible “gender transition” surgeries and hormone therapies. Read more here.
Biden Admin Offers Grant to Teachers in Pakistan With Transgender-Identifying Students. The U.S. State Department has allocated $500,000 in grant money to teachers who provide English-language instruction to transgender-identifying students in Pakistan. Read more here.
Missouri’s Expansive Gender Treatment Ban Delayed by Court. A Missouri court blocked the effort of state Attorney General Andrew Bailey to issue emergency regulations for gender-related procedures. Read more here.
Court Rules Male Who Identifies as Female Not Guilty of Indecent Exposure After Using Women’s Locker Room. A biological male who identifies as a woman was found not guilty of three counts of indecent exposure after exposing his genitals while using the women’s locker room at a YMCA in Xenia, Ohio. Read more here.
Oklahoma Families, Doctor Challenge State Ban on ‘Gender-Affirming Care.’ Five Oklahoma families with transgender-identifying children and a doctor who treats youth with gender dysphoria are challenging the state’s recently enacted ban on “gender-affirming care” for minors. Read more here.
Florida Female Lifeguard Applicant Who Identifies as Male Exposes Bare Breasts to Children. A female lifeguard applicant who identifies as male reportedly exposed bare breasts in front of “several dozen children” at a pool in Jacksonville, Florida. Read more here.
Ivy League Professor Says It’s ‘Bad Science’ to Define Human Sex as Binary. Princeton University professor Agustín Fuentes wrote an opinion piece for Scientific American contending that it is “bad science” to suggest that human sex is a binary biological concept based on whether an individual produces male of female gametes. Read more here.
Canadian Powerlifting Group Reaffirms Policy Allowing Men to Compete as Women. The Canadian Powerlifting Union is refusing to drop its existing transgender-inclusion policy after multiple female athletes railed against the unfair competition they faced from biological men in their division. Read more here.
Montana Gov Signs Bill Banning ‘Sex Change’ Procedures for Minors. Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte signed a bill into law banning “sex change” procedures and treatments for minors. Read more here.
Hospital Video Series for Kids Features Discussions on Transgenderism, ‘Exploring’ Bodies. The Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago created a video series in which adults discussed transgenderism and other sexual topics with children as young as nine. Read more here.
UK University Blocked Transgender Sports Research After Proposal Mentioned Term ‘Male.’ An ethics board at Kings College London rejected research on transgenderism in sports because the proposal mentioned the world “male,” which constituted “misgendering.” Read more here.
Emerson College to Provide Menstrual Products in Men’s Bathrooms. Emerson College will provide menstrual products in all men’s bathrooms after years of lobbying from student activist group Emerson Flows, which claims to “fight for menstruation equality” on campus. Read more here.
Documents Reveal How Seattle Hospital Pushes Medical ‘Transitions’ on Children. Seattle Children’s Hospital encourages doctors to offer swift biomedical interventions as the default treatment for minors with gender dysphoria and largely avoids recommending mental health services, according to hospital documents. Read more here.
Top Swedish Doctors Blow Whistle on Puberty-Suppressing Drugs Affecting Children’s Bones. Swedish doctors at a top medical school released a systemic review of available medical literature on providing puberty blockers to children and said its use for treating gender dysphoria should be considered “experimental.” Read more here.
Kansas Legislature Overrides Veto of Sex-Segregated Bathroom Bill. Kansas lawmakers obtained the necessary two-thirds supermajority needed to overturn Gov. Laura Kelly’s veto of a bill that requires Kansans to use public restrooms that correspond to their biological sex. Read more here.
North Dakota Sends Preferred Pronoun Bill to Governor. Public school teachers and other government employees in North Dakota would not be compelled to use a student’s or co-worker’s preferred pronouns under a bill that the legislature passed with a veto-proof majority. Read more here.
CA Teachers Sue School District Over Policy of Hiding Children’s ‘Transitions’ From Parents. Teachers from a California middle school sued their school district and the state education board over policies that they say require them to hide students’ intentions to “change” genders from their parents. Read more here.
Judge Blocks Missouri Rule Limiting ‘Gender-Affirming Care.’ A Missouri judge temporarily blocked a first-of-its-kind rule restricting access to “gender-affirming health care” for kids and adults with gender dysphoria, just hours before it was set to take effect. Read more here.
Japan’s Highest Court to Rule on Use of Restrooms by Transgender-Identifying Individuals. Japan’s Supreme Court set a date for oral arguments in a case that could potentially overturn a 2021 ruling which allowed a government ministry to limit restroom use by a transgender-identifying official. Read more here.
Tennessee Officials Sued by Biden Hit Back With Promise to Fight Child ‘Sex Change’ Push. Tennessee officials responded to the Biden administration’s lawsuit against the state over its law banning transgender hormone treatments and surgeries for minors, promising to fight to uphold the law and stand up for children. Read more here.
Biological Male Runner Who Won London Marathon Women’s Race Offers to Return Medal. Glenique Frank, a biological male who identifies as female and ran the London Marathon in the female category, offered to give the medal back after controversy stirred when Frank beat out about 14,000 women in the race. Read more here.
Teen Died From Vaginoplasty Complications During Top Study on Child ‘Sex Changes.’ A transgender-identifying teenager died from vaginoplasty complications during the main Dutch study cited to support child “sex changes.” Read more here.
North Dakota Bill Limits Bathroom Use for Transgender-Identifying People. North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum signed a bill that requires access to bathrooms, locker rooms and shower rooms be based on biological sex in several government facilities. Read more here.
Indiana Bill Requiring Schools to Inform Parents of Child’s Pronoun Changes Heads to Gov. A bill requiring schools to inform parents if their child requests to change their name or pronouns is headed to the governor’s desk after passing the Indiana legislature. Read more here.
U.S. DOJ Challenges Tennessee Ban on ‘Gender-Affirming Care’ for Minors. The U.S. Justice Department filed a complaint challenging a new Tennessee law that bans doctors from providing “gender-affirming” medical treatment such as puberty blockers, hormone therapy and surgery to minors with gender dysphoria. Read more here.
Florida House Subpoenas Medical Orgs That Endorse ‘Gender-Affirming Care.’ The Florida House’s Health and Human Services committee voted to issue subpoenas to two medical organizations in an investigation on whether adopting and endorsing “gender-affirming care” as the standard of care for minors suffering from gender dysphoria is medically justified. Read more here.
Missouri School District Putting ‘They/Them’ Pronouns in Math Class. A Missouri school district is making its math curriculum more “gender inclusive,” updating word problems and other language-based math equations with “they/them” pronouns. Read more here.
Wyoming Parents Sue School for Allegedly ‘Transitioning’ Daughter Behind Their Backs. Parents from Rock Springs, Wyoming are suing the Sweetwater County School District for allegedly “transitioning” their daughter to a boy behind their backs. Read more here.
Wisconsin Law Group Demands Answers After Trans-Identifying Male Student Showered in Front of Four Girls. A Wisconsin-based law firm is demanding communication records from a local school district that allegedly allowed an 18-year-old transgender-identifying male to shower naked in the girls’ locker room in front of four female students. Read more here.
Pennsylvania Lawmakers Look to Investigate Gender Clinic’s Use of Taxpayer Dollars. Pennsylvania Republican lawmakers are calling for an investigation into a gender clinic that used thousands of taxpayer dollars to train mental health providers on how to “affirm” transgender-identifying clients. Read more here.
Indiana Bill on Trans-Identifying Student Name Changes Goes to Governor. Indiana schools would be required to notify parents if their child requests a name or pronoun change at school under a bill approved by the state legislature. Read more here.
Poland and Hungary Break EU Position in General Assembly Debate on Definition of ‘Gender.’ Poland and Hungary broke ranks with the European Union on how to define the term “gender” during a closed-door debate on a new treaty on crimes against humanity. Read more here.
State AGs Support Florida Ban on Medicaid Payments for ‘Gender Transition’ Procedures. Seventeen attorneys general have filed an amicus brief supporting a Florida regulation that denies Medicaid coverage for “gender transitioning” procedures. Read more here.
ACLU Sues to Block Missouri Rule on Transgender Health Care. The Missouri ACLU sued to block new state restrictions on both adults and children seeking “gender-affirming health care,” which are set to kick in on Thursday. Read more here.
Biological Male Exposed Himself to Four Wisconsin High School Girls, Letter to District Claims. An 18-year-old male student at a Wisconsin high school who identifies as female entered the girls’ locker room and began showering naked with four 14-year-old girls, a legal organization said. Read more here.
U.S. House Passes Bill to Protect Women’s Sports. The House passed a bill seeking to ban biological male athletes from participating on girls’ high school sports teams that align with their gender identity rather than their biological sex. Read more here.
U.S. NIH to Study ‘Unknown’ Side Effects of Testical Removal for Gender Dysphoria. The National Institutes of Health is funding a study via a women’s health grant that is recruiting people as young as 18 to uncover the “unknown” cardiovascular effects of surgically removing testicles on patients diagnosed with gender dysphoria. Read more here.
Wisconsin Court to Rule on Whether School District Can Allow ‘Transitions’ Without Parental OK. A Wisconsin state court heard oral arguments in a case challenging a Kettle Moraine School District policy that requires schools to allow students to undergo a social “gender transition” even if the child’s parent objects. Read more here.
Minnesota Senate Protects Abortion, ‘Gender-Affirming Care,’ Bans ‘Conversion Therapy.’ The Minnesota Senate passed bills protecting access to abortion and “gender-affirming care” for youth and banning so-called “conversion therapy” for LGBTQ+ youth. Read more here.
Kansas Gov Vetoes Four Bills on Transgender Issues. Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly vetoed a set of bills on transgender issues, including a ban on “gender-affirming care” for minors, but the legislature appears to have the votes to override most of her actions. Read more here.
North Dakota Gov Signs Law Restricting ‘Gender-Affirming Care’ for Minors. North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum signed a bill into law that makes it a crime to give so-called “gender-affirming care” to minors. Read more here.
Families of Transgender-Identifying Children Sue Tennessee Over Care Ban. The parents of three transgender-identifying children have sued the state of Tennessee over a new law that bans “gender-affirming care” for minors. Read more here.
CVS Issues ‘Gender Transition’ Guide for Employees. CVS Health’s “gender transition” guide for employees requires workers to address people by their preferred pronouns and names and allows them to use the restroom that corresponds to their gender identity. Read more here.
Canadian Man Claiming to Be Female Arrested for Alleged Assault in Women’s Shelter. A Windsor, Ontario man who identifies as a woman was arrested by police in relation to an alleged sexual assault that took place at a women’s shelter in the border city. Read more here.
Undercover Video Shows Docs Routinely Approve Puberty Blockers for Young Kids. An undercover video revealed that doctors in Texas and New York are routinely prescribing puberty blockers to children as young as eight years old, in some cases after just one appointment. Read more here.
Texas Med School Teaches Gender Is Independent of Chromosomes. University of Texas Southwestern medical students are being taught that gender is independent of physical structure, chromosomes, or genes. Read more here.
UK PM: Biological Sex Is Fundamentally Important. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has emphasized that biological sex is “fundamentally important” in protecting single-sex spaces, women’s sports, and female health. Read more here.
U.S. Ed Secretary Refuses to Define ‘Woman’ in Congressional Hearing. During a committee hearing, Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona repeatedly refused to define “woman” or definitively explain the extent of “equal access” for transgender-identifying students under the Biden administration’s new Title IX rules. Read more here.
Parents Sue Arizona Over Law to Protect Women’s Sports. The parents of two transgender-identifying students in Arizona have filed a lawsuit challenging the state’s ban on biological males participating in female sports. Read more here.
CHOP Scrubs ‘Gender-Affirming Care’ Info From Website After Backlash. The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia purged its website of numerous videos and documents related to its pediatric gender clinic following public outrage over “gender transition” procedures being offered to minors there. Read more here.
French Experts Denounce ‘Unscientific’ Gender Campaign. A group of French researchers, philosophers, doctors and sociologists are warning against a progressive education campaign that claims that sex is a spectrum, not something fixed. Read more here.
U of Pittsburgh LGBTQ Task Force Demands ‘Trans-Inclusive’ Healthcare and Housing. The University of Pittsburgh’s LGBTQ task force posted several demands for the university to implement, including expanding housing and healthcare to transgender-identifying students. Read more here.
Male Athlete Barred From Competing in Australian Women’s Basketball League. Lexi Rodgers, a biological male athlete who identifies as transgender and wished to compete in Australia’s semi-professional women’s basketball league, was barred entry based on an expert panel’s ruling. Read more here.
Twitter Lifts Ban on ‘Misgendering’ and ‘Deadnaming’ Transgender-Identifying People. Twitter altered its “hateful conduct policy” to lift its ban on “misgendering” and “deadnaming” transgender-identifying people. Read more here.
Investigation Reveals Abuse of Biological Women by Trans-Identifying Inmates in Washington. An investigative journalist released a video in which two female inmates at the Washington State Correctional Center for Women discuss male inmates allegedly gaming the system by claiming to be transgender and then abusing female prisoners. Read more here.
UK Schools May Soon Be Forced to Tell Parents If Pupils Change Gender Identity. Under proposed government guidance, schools in the UK will be told to inform parents if students change their gender identity, and changing facilities will be separated by biological sex. Read more here.
Scottish Transgender-Identifying Murderer Wants Gender Surgery Paid by NHS. A biological male convicted of murder who identifies as female and is being held at a women’s jail unit in Scotland wants to become the first prisoner in Britain to have “gender reassignment” surgery paid for by the National Health Service. Read more here.
WPATH Could ‘Come Crashing Down’ as Judge Demands Internal Documents. Opponents of radical gender ideology say the World Professional Association of Transgender Health may soon be exposed as a fraud after an Alabama judge subpoenaed documents from the organization as part of an ongoing lawsuit. Read more here.
Virginia School District to Make Bathrooms Co-Ed to Accommodate Trans-Identifying Students. Loudoun County, Virginia’s public schools are spending nearly $11 million to renovate the bathrooms at two high schools to make them co-ed in an attempt to stop transgender-identifying students from feeling left out. Read more here.
NJ Gov Uses Federal Funds to Launch Transgender Resources Website. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy reportedly used federal pandemic relief funds to launch a website for non-binary and transgender-identifying state residents. Read more here.
UK Teacher Forced to Apologize for ‘Misgendering’ Students at All-Girls School. A teacher in the UK was reportedly pressured by students at a Girls’ Day School to apologize after she “misgendered” those who do not identify as female. Read more here.
Alaska Considers Measure to Protect Women’s Sports. The Alaska Schools Activities Association is gathering public comments before voting on a policy that would ban biological males from competing on female sports teams. Read more here.
PA Gender Clinic Used Thousands of Tax Dollars to Train Mental Health Providers. A Pennsylvania gender clinic that gives puberty blockers to kids as young as 8 years old used taxpayer dollars to train mental health providers on how to “affirm” transgender-identifying clients, according to documents obtained through a public records request. Read more here.
UK Health Secretary Urges Watchdog Not to ‘Scrub Language of Biological Sex.’ The Health Secretary has told the UK’s healthcare watchdog that it must not erase women by using and promoting “gender neutral” language. Read more here.
Washington House Passes Bill Allowing No Parental Notification of Runaways Seeking ‘Sex Changes,’ Abortions. The Washington House has passed a bill that would allow shelters that take in runaway children to not notify the parents if the child is seeking “sex change” procedures or an abortion. Read more here.
Two ‘Transgender Rights’ Cases Will Be Heard by Full U.S. Appeals Court. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said it would convene as a full court to consider a pair of so-called “transgender rights” cases from West Virginia and North Carolina. Read more here.
Block on Scottish Gender Reforms to Be Challenged in Court. The Scottish government announced they will launch a legal challenge to Westminster’s block on its controversial gender self-identification reforms. Read more here.
U.S. NIH Guide Warns Against Describing Pronouns as ‘Chosen.’ An office within the National Institutes of Health published a guideline that outlines how professionals should use gendered pronouns to “affirm gender identity” and provides more than 40 different pronoun examples. Read more here.
Poll: Majority of Americans Oppose Male Athletes Competing in Female Sports, Puberty Blockers for Kids. Approximately 55 percent of Americans oppose male athletes competing in female sports while 53 percent oppose giving puberty blockers to children, a new YouGov survey revealed. Read more here.
University Sexuality Program Hosts ‘Playdate’ to Help Kids Explore Their ‘Gender Identity.’ The University of Pennsylvania’s Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies program is hosting a “radical playdate” for 5- through 9-year-olds to explore their “gender identity.” Read more here.
Australian Bank Gives Employees Six Weeks Paid Leave for ‘Gender-Affirming Care.’ An Australian bank is now offering six weeks of paid leave to employees who want to change their legal sex or receive so-called “gender-affirming care.” Read more here.
Luxury Lingerie Brand Defends Using ‘Non-Binary’ Biological Male Model. The luxury lingerie brand Honey Birdette, which uses the tagline “by women, for women,” is defending its use of a biological male model to show off its merchandise. Read more here.
LGBTQ Group Study Finds That Kids Who ‘Come Out’ Younger Are at Greater Suicide Risk. LGBT advocacy group The Trevor Project released a study that found kids who “come out” as transgender or non-binary at a younger age are at greater risk of suicidal thoughts or actions. Read more here.
North Dakota Gov Signs Bill Protecting Women’s Sports. North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum signed into law two bills that ban biological men who identify as women from participating in girls’ and women’s sports from kindergarten through college. Read more here.
Decision on Scottish Gender Reform Legal Battle ‘Imminent.’ The Scottish first minister has said he will “very imminently” confirm if he will launch a legal battle with the UK government over a bill which will make it easier to change legal gender. Read more here.
California Mom Confronts School District After Child ‘Changed Genders’ Without Her Knowledge. A California mom is outraged after her daughter’s school district upheld a “parental secrecy policy” allowing school officials to offer gender counseling without informing parents. Read more here.
North Carolina Clinic Reportedly Performed Gender Surgery on 14-Year-Old Girl. The Cosmetic Concierge, a plastic surgery clinic in Charlotte, North Carolina, reportedly performed elective double mastectomies on teen patients, including at least one 14-year-old girl. Read more here.
CA Bill Requiring Schools to Inform Parents of ‘Gender Transitions’ Dies. A bill that would have required California school officials to alert parents if their child identified as gender-nonconforming or transgender won’t get a committee hearing, effectively killing the legislation. Read more here.
Goldman Sachs Encourages Employees to Use ‘Gender-Neutral’ Pronouns. Goldman Sachs is distributing a pamphlet to employees that was drafted by the investment bank’s internal LGBT group and encourages staff to use recently developed gender-neutral pronouns, including “Ze” and “Zir.” Read more here.
Missouri AG Questions DOD on Support of Child Transgenderism. Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey sent a letter to Secretary of Defense Gen. Lloyd Austin, inquiring about support for transgender medical interventions among doctors associated with the Department of Defense. Read more here.
EHRC Advises UK Govt to Adopt Biological Definition of Sex. “Sex” should be clearly defined as biological sex under the Equality Act, the Equality and Human Rights Commission has told the UK government. Read more here.
CA Bill Would Require Schools to Notify Parents If a Child Wants to ‘Change Gender.’ A California bill would require employees of a school to notify parents within three days in the event their child requests to be called by a name normally used by the opposite sex or different personal pronouns or begins using a bathroom or locker room designated for the opposite sex. Read more here.
Almost Half of Scottish Voters Oppose ‘Gender Self-ID’ Bill. Nearly half of Scots believe the Scottish government should “completely drop” its radical gender self-ID bill, new polling has revealed. Read more here.
Biden Admin Proposes Title IX Change to Prohibit Total Bans on Transgender-Identifying Athletes. The Biden administration unveiled a proposal that would prohibit schools from instituting policies that “categorically ban transgender students from participating on sports teams consistent with their gender identity.” Read more here.
Nevada Bill Proposes Protections for Doctors Performing ‘Gender Transition’ Surgeries on Minors. The Nevada legislature is considering a bill which would prevent healthcare licensing boards from disqualifying or disciplining doctors who perform “gender transition” surgeries on minors. Read more here.
White House Announces ‘Crisis Hotline’ for LGBT-Identifying Kids. The Biden administration is highlighting a “crisis hotline” for children to call if they feel at risk following a sweep of bills blocking so-called “gender-affirming” procedures for children nationwide. Read more here.
Parents Felt Pressure From Gender Clinics to ‘Transition’ Children, Study Finds. A newly released study found that parents who took their adolescent children to gender clinics said they experienced pressure to agree to the “transition” process and that their children’s well-being was worse, not better, afterward. Read more here.
CA School Board Votes to Uphold ‘Parental Secrecy Policy’ for Transgender-Identifying Students. The Chico Unified School Board in California voted to uphold its so-called “parental secrecy policy,” which says that school staff should not reveal a student’s gender identity to their parents without the child’s permission. Read more here.
SCOTUS Sides With Transgender-Identifying Student While Lawsuit Against WV Continues. The Supreme Court sided with a middle school boy who identifies as a girl against West Virginia to allow the teenager to participate in girls’ sports while the lawsuit against the transgender sports law continues. Read more here.
Colorado District Docs Reveal System to Deceive Parents on In-School ‘Social Transitions.’ Jeffco Public School District in Colorado reportedly has a methodical system in place to keep parents in the dark on their child’s “gender transition” in schools. Read more here.
Idaho Gov Signs Bill Banning So-Called ‘Gender-Affirming Care’ for Minors. Idaho Gov. Brad Little signed the Vulnerable Child Protection Act, making Idaho the 12th state to ban puberty blockers and “gender-affirming” surgeries for youth struggling with their sexual identities. Read more here.
New UK Study Challenges Supposed Benefits of ‘Social Transition’ for Kids. A new UK study found no significant difference in mental health outcomes between gender dysphoric children who did and did not undergo “social transition,” the process of changing one’s name and pronouns to present as the opposite sex. Read more here.
Kansas Lawmakers Vote to Protect Women’s Sports. The Kansas legislature overrode Gov. Laura Kelly’s third veto in three years of a bill to ban biological males from participating in girls’ and women’s sports. Read more here.
Kansas, Arkansas State Lawmakers Pass Transgender Bathroom Bills. State legislatures in Kansas and Arkansas both approved separate legislation to ensure that people are only allowed to use public restrooms that correspond with their biological sex. Read more here.
U.S. Ed Dept Acts to Advance Transgender, Non-Binary Inclusion in Youth Sports. The Biden administration is quietly making headway on its promise to protect non-binary and transgender-identifying student athlete eligibility on college and K-12 sports teams through the rule-making process. Read more here.
Maine Mom Sues School Board for Hiding Child’s ‘Gender Transition.’ A Maine mom is suing her local school board after a school counselor encouraged her 13-year-old daughter to “transition” genders and kept it a secret from the mother. Read more here.
Indiana Gov Signs Law Banning ‘Gender-Affirming Care’ for Minors. Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb signed legislation essentially banning puberty blockers, hormone therapies, and “top and bottom” surgeries for minors. Read more here.
ACLU Sues Indiana Over Law Banning ‘Gender-Affirming Care’ for Minors. The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against Indiana for its law that bans “gender-affirming care” for minors, saying the statute violates patient rights. Read more here.
UK PM Considering Law Change to Define Sex as ‘Biological.’ UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is considering official advice that says amending the definition of sex in law to specify “biological sex” would create greater “clarity” around women-only spaces and access to sports. Read more here.
White House Says Lawmakers Shouldn’t Decide ‘Appropriate’ Age for ‘Sex Changes.’ President Joe Biden believes that lawmakers should leave it up to parents and children to decide what age is “appropriate” for a child to undergo “sex changes,” White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said. Read more here.
Florida Senate Passes Bill Banning ‘Gender-Affirming Care’ for Minors. The Florida Senate passed a bill banning minors from undergoing “sex-reassignment” surgeries or taking “cross-sex” hormones to treat gender dysphoria. Read more here.
Veto Stands: Preferred Pronouns OK in North Dakota Schools. Teachers in North Dakota can still refer to transgender-identifying students by their preferred pronouns after lawmakers failed to override the governor’s veto of a bill banning the practice. Read more here.
Report: Gender Dysphoria Most Common Among Teenage Girls With High Intelligence. A new report reveals that gender dysphoria has the highest prevalence among youth of European descent, with discomfort with one’s gender most common among children, especially girls with “exceptionally high intelligence” and a history of mental health issues. Read more here.
New ‘Barbie’ Film Will Feature Transgender-Identifying Actor. The new Barbie film will feature transgender-identifying actor Hari Nef, according to reports. Read more here.
Missouri Gender Clinic Reportedly Refused to Remove Child’s Puberty Blocker Implant. The Washington University Transgender Center at St. Louis Children’s Hospital reportedly pressured a 14-year-old boy’s mother to consent to a puberty blocker implant and, when his mental health drastically declined, refused to take it out. Read more here.
Pennsylvania Gender Clinic Offered Puberty Blockers to Kids as Young as 8, Records Show. The Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania Gender and Sexuality Development Program reportedly offers medical interventions to children as young as eight as part of the “medical transition” process. Read more here.
White House Hosts Roundtable on ‘Affirming Transgender Kids.’ Senior officials in the Biden administration hosted a roundtable at the White House about “affirming transgender kids” on “Transgender Day of Visibility.” Read more here.
Boston Children’s Director Calls for Drastic Increase in Capacity for Gender Surgeries for Minors. Boston Children’s Hospital co-director at its Center for Gender Surgery called for a drastic increase in capacity for “gender-affirming care” as states enact bans on the practice. Read more here.
New Study Supports Social Contagion Theory of Gender Dysphoria Among Teen Girls. A new study titled “Rapid Onset Gender Dysphoria: Parent Reports on 1655 Possible Cases” suggests that gender dysphoria among teen girls could be the result of environmental conditions. Read more here.
‘Non-Binary’ Teacher Sues Missouri School District Claiming Job Was Denied for Using Genderless Pronouns. A former teacher’s federal lawsuit filed against Missouri’s Fort Osage School District alleges she was punished and denied a job opportunity for using gender-neutral pronouns in the classroom. Read more here.
Florida House Passes Bill Defining ‘Sex’ as ‘Immutable Biological Trait.’ The Florida House passed a measure defining “sex” as an “immutable biological trait” and making it clear that any attempt to ascribe pronouns indicating the contrary is false. Read more here.
Swim England Announces Transgender Policy With ‘Open’ Category. Swim England has announced a new transgender policy with “open” and “female” categories for all its licensed events after arguing that “fair competition” must be the backbone of its approach. Read more here.
Pennsylvania District to Exclude Parents From ‘Gender Transition Plans.’ Greater Johnstown School District in Pennsylvania will keep parents in the dark when it creates a “gender transition plan” and a “gender support plan” for students. Read more here.
Cartoon Network Demands Preferred Pronoun Compliance. The kid-friendly Cartoon Network is urging viewers to address transgender and “gender non-conforming” individuals by their preferred pronouns, saying it “shows that you respect them as their authentic self!” Read more here.
Biden OPM: U.S. Federal Agencies Must Detail Plans for Supporting ‘Gender Transition’ in the Workplace. The Office of Personnel Management told federal agencies to establish policies that explain how federal workers will be allowed to “transition” to another gender in the workplace in ways that guarantee their privacy and support. Read more here.
Dutch TV Show Presents Naked Transgender-Identifying Adults to Children. The Dutch television “Simply Naked,” which displays nude adults in front of 10- to 12-year-old children and allows them to ask questions, recently focused an episode on people who identify as transgender. Read more here.
Alabama Judge Asks WPATH to Disclose Docs Regarding ‘Gender-Affirming Care’ for Kids. A federal judge has asked the World Professional Association for Transgender Health to supply documents pertaining to its guidance on transgender-identifying youth. Read more here.
Kentucky, West Virginia Enact Bans on ‘Gender-Affirming Care’ for Minors. Kentucky and neighboring West Virginia became the latest states to enact laws restricting individuals under the age of 18 from accessing transgender medical treatments. Read more here.
U.S. Activists Cancel ‘Trans Day of Vengeance’ Protest. Transgender activists have canceled the “trans day of vengeance” protest days after previously saying the protest would continue as planned in the wake of the Nashville mass shooting by a transgender-identifying individual. Read more here.
Biden Proclamation Condemns States With Laws ‘Targeting Transgender Youth.’ President Joe Biden condemned laws in Republican-led states that seek to crack down on so-called “gender-affirming care” for minors. Read more here.
Members File Lawsuit Against U of Wyoming Sorority for Admitting Biological Male. Several current and former members of the University of Wyoming’s Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority are suing it for allowing a “peeping” biological male identifying as a woman to join. Read more here.
Kentucky Becomes 12th State to Ban ‘Gender-Affirming Care’ for Minors. Lawmakers in Kentucky voted overwhelmingly to override Gov. Andy Beshear’s veto of a bill restricting “gender-affirming health care” for minors and banning students from using bathrooms matching their gender identity and not their biological sex. Read more here.
Idaho Senate Passes Ban on ‘Gender-Affirming Care’ for Minors. The Idaho Senate passed a bill barring children with gender dysphoria from receiving hormones, puberty blockers, or body-altering surgery as treatment. Read more here.
Conservative States Side With Parents in Lawsuit Against School That ‘Shut Parents Out’ of Kids’ ‘Gender Transitions.’ Nineteen state attorneys general are siding with parents in a lawsuit against a Massachusetts school district that encouraged their children’s “gender transitions” and shut the parents out of the decision. Read more here.
Belgium to Permit Multiple Gender ID Changes. Belgium’s Minister of Justice announced that people will be allowed to change their legal gender and their first name multiple times. Read more here.
U.S. Lawmakers Push ‘Transgender Rights’ in Military so People Can Serve ‘Authentically.’ Nearly two dozen House Democrats proposed legislation that would prohibit the Department of Defense from discriminating against transgender-identifying people who want to serve in the military. Read more here.
New Scottish Minister Vows to Push Through Blocked ‘Sex-Swap’ Bill. Scotland’s newly elected First Minister Humza Yousaf stated his intention to push for approval of a bill that allows 16-year-olds to change their legal sex by self-declaration. Read more here.
Germany to Simplify Legal Change of Gender. The government of Germany has agreed to introduce a new law that would make it easier to change legal gender, including giving authority over the decision to the court instead of parents. Read more here.
U.S. Lawmakers Push to Ban Secret Student Pronoun Changes. A U.S. lawmaker introduced legislation to Congress that would withhold federal funding from schools if they do not implement policies that require parental permission before a student can change their name or pronouns at school. Read more here.
NPR Issues Correction After Claiming There’s ‘Limited Scientific Evidence’ Men Have Physical Advantage in Sports. National Public Radio issued a correction to its tweet claiming there is “limited scientific evidence” men have athletic advantages over women. Read more here.
More Than 60 Percent of Scotland’s Trans-Identifying Prisoners Began ‘Transitioning’ After Conviction. More than 60 percent of transgender-identifying prisoners behind bars in Scotland reportedly only began “transitioning” after they were locked up. Read more here.
Florida University Hosts ‘Gender-Affirming Clothes Swap.’ A transgender student group at the University of South Florida hosted a “gender-affirming clothes swap” aimed at allowing students to explore “gender expression.” Read more here.
Iowa Gov Signs Law Banning ‘Gender-Affirming Care’ for Minors. Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed into law a ban on so-called “gender-affirming care” for minors, or care which seeks to affirm a minor’s gender identity perception. Read more here.
Missouri AG Issues Emergency Regulation, Tip Line to Report Transgender Procedures on Minors. Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey issued an emergency regulation regarding gender transition interventions on minors and launched a website to report allegations of malpractice at gender clinics in the state. Read more here.
Wyoming Bans Biological Males From Girls’ Sports Teams. Wyoming has become the 19th state to ban biological male athletes from playing on girls’ or women’s sports teams after Gov. Mark Gordon opted not to veto the legislation. Read more here.
Arkansas Gov Signs School Bathroom Bill. Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders signed legislation that will prohibit students in public schools from using bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity and not their biological sex. Read more here.
U.S. Bishops Ban ‘Sex Reassignment,’ Say No One Is Born in ‘Wrong Body.’ The United States Catholic Bishops have issued guidelines banning surgical and chemical intervention aimed at exchanging “the sex characteristics of a patient’s body for those of the opposite sex.” Read more here.
Georgia Gov Signs Bill Banning ‘Gender-Affirming’ Procedures for Minors. Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed a bill banning most so-called “gender-affirming” procedures and hormone therapies for children who identify as transgender. Read more here.
Kentucky Gov Vetoes Sweeping Transgender Bill. Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear vetoed a bill which would have restricted “gender-affirming care” for minors and regulated bathroom and pronoun use in schools. Read more here.
Pentagon Doctors Back Child ‘Sex Changes.’ In a major medical journal article, several U.S. Defense Department doctors defended “sex-change” procedures for minors and took aim at conservative states who have banned the life-altering procedures for children. Read more here.
Minnesota Advances Bill to Make State a ‘Trans Refuge.’ Minnesota lawmakers advanced legislation that would establish the state as a “trans refuge” for children who are seeking transgender medical procedures but who may be denied “gender-affirming care” in other states. Read more here.
World Athletics to Exclude Biological Male Athletes From Women’s Events. World Athletics will exclude biological male athletes who identify as female but have gone through male puberty from female events in an effort to preserve fairness and integrity in women’s sports, the organization announced. Read more here.
Idaho Gov Signs School Bathroom Bill. Idaho Gov. Brad Little signed a bill requiring schools to maintain bathrooms and changing rooms on the basis of biological sex or face possible civil fines. Read more here.
Alaska Ed Board Urges State to Keep Biological Male Athletes Out of Girls’ Sports. The Alaska State Board of Education unanimously approved a resolution urging the state to only allow biological girls to participate in girls’ sports, recommending a separate league for athletes who don’t identify with their birth sex. Read more here.
Male Athlete Wins Women’s Cycling Race in NYC. A biological male who identifies as female secured first place at an amateur woman’s cycling event in New York City. Read more here.
Florida Ban on ‘Gender Transitioning’ for Minors Now in Effect. The Florida Board of Medicine’s measure prohibiting the use of puberty blockers, hormone therapies or surgeries to treat gender dysphoria for anyone under the age of 18 has now taken effect. Read more here.
Kentucky Lawmakers Pass Bill Banning Child ‘Sex Changes.’ A Kentucky bill banning child “sex changes” passed the legislature after being combined with a bill prohibiting schools from requiring that teachers use “preferred pronouns” and requiring parental notification of a child’s gender “transition.” Read more here.
MA High School Wins State Girls Track Title With Help From Biological Male. Brookline High School in Massachusetts won a state championship in girls indoor track and field with the help of a biological male student-athlete who identifies as female. Read more here.
Netflix Cancels Animated Show for Preschoolers With ‘Gender Non-Binary’ Character. Netflix has canceled the animated preschooler series “Ridley Jones,” which features a young female bison who identifies as “gender non-binary” in its fifth and final season. Read more here.
Iowa Lawmakers Send School Bathroom Bill to Governor. The Iowa legislature passed a bill requiring school students to use the restroom that corresponds to their biological sex and not their gender identity. Read more here.
Biden Requests Billions to Advance Gender Agenda Worldwide. President Joe Biden’s 2024 budget proposal requests billions of dollars to advance his gender and sexuality agenda around the world, allocating far more taxpayer dollars to that than dozens of other spending priorities. Read more here.
New Hampshire Senate Passes Parental Rights Bill on Gender. A parents’ bill of rights which requires school officials, when asked by parents, to disclose that a child is using a different name or being referred to as being a different gender, has passed the New Hampshire Senate. Read more here.
Kansas Gov Vetoes Bill to Protect Women’s Sports. A Kansas bill banning biological male athletes from girls’ and women’s sports was vetoed by Gov. Laura Kelly for the third year in a row, setting up a battle in the Republican-controlled legislature to override her. Read more here.
Montana Bill Defines ‘Sex’ as Determined by Biology. A Montana bill seeks to define “sex” under the law as the biological indication of being male or female at birth according to chromosomes and genitalia, disregarding personal experience or gender identity. Read more here.
Arkansas Bill Would Prohibit Schools From Forcing Teachers to Use Students’ Preferred Pronouns. A new bill in Arkansas would prohibit schools from forcing teachers to address students by their preferred pronouns, or the pronouns that align with their gender identity instead of their biological sex. Read more here.
CA Lawmakers Seek to Reverse Law Prohibiting Teachers From Disclosing Student Gender Identities. California Republican lawmakers introduced a bill that would require school districts to alert parents if their child identifies as transgender or “non-binary” after a state high school fired one of its teachers for violating a state anti-discrimination law that prohibits such interactions. Read more here.
Major Medical Journal Says Medical Establishment’s Transgender Guidance Not Backed by Evidence. A peer-reviewed medical journal published by the British Medical Association published an article arguing that the evidence behind major medical associations’ endorsement of transgender treatments for children is minimal. Read more here.
UK School’s Unisex Restroom Policy Results in Boy Taking Picture of Girl in Stall. A UK secondary school has been criticized over its unisex restroom policy after a teenage girl was injured when a male classmate allegedly kicked down a stall door to photograph her. Read more here.
Tennessee Senate Passes Bill to Stop the Changing of Legal Sex on Govt IDs. The Tennessee Senate passed a bill that could block transgender-identifying people from changing their listed sex on government-issued documents, including driver’s licenses and birth certificates. Read more here.
Netflix Show for Pre-Schoolers Draws Backlash Over ‘Non-Binary’ Character ‘Coming Out.’ A new episode of a Netflix Jr. cartoon for preschoolers is drawing backlash for teaching children they can identify as “non-binary” and use “they/them” pronouns. Read more here.
Biden Claims It’s ‘Close to Sinful’ to Block Minors’ Access to ‘Gender-Affirming Care.’ President Joe Biden claimed it was “close to sinful” for states to block minors’ access to “gender-affirming care” and suggested that federal legislation may be needed to stop state action on the issue. Read more here.
Poll: Most U.S. Voters Concerned About Efforts to Expose Kids to Transgender Movement. A majority of general election voters are worried about efforts to expose children to the transgender movement through avenues like school curriculums, social media and drag queen shows, according to a new poll. Read more here.
Wellesley College Rejects Transgender Admissions Policy Pushed by Students. The administration of Wellesley College in Massachusetts says the all-women’s college has no intention of admitting biological females that identify as men despite a vote by the student body endorsing the proposition. Read more here.
Vermont Girls’ Basketball Team Barred From Future Competition for Refusing to Play Against Male Athlete. A Vermont Christian School has been excluded from competing in future tournaments sanctioned by the Vermont Principals’ Association after its girls’ basketball team forfeited a match against an opposing team that includes a male player who identifies as a girl. Read more here.
Canadian Cancer Society Provides Guidance for Biological Males Seeking Cervical Cancer Screenings. The website for the Canadian Cancer Society features an entry providing advice to biological males who identify as female on getting a screening for cervical cancer if they have a “neo-cervix.” Read more here.
Huge Proportion of Children Pursuing ‘Gender Transitions’ Are Actually Autistic, Experts Believe. Children with autism make up an outsized proportion of the transgender-identified population, and autism spectrum traits make them particularly vulnerable to pursuing “gender transitions,” according to research and medical professionals. Read more here.
Pope Francis Calls Gender Ideology ‘Extremely Dangerous.’ Pope Francis said in an interview that the idea of gender ideology is “extremely dangerous” because it blurs the differences between men and women. Read more here.
Kansas Legislature Passes Bill to Protect Women’s Sports. Both chambers of the Kansas legislature have passed a bill to ban biological men who identify as women from playing in women’s sports. The legislation now goes to Gov. Laura Kelly’s desk. Read more here.
Indiana Student Counselor Fired for Condemning School District’s Hidden Transgender Policy. An Indiana school district fired a student counselor for confirming and condemning the existence of a secret transgender policy that keeps parents in the dark about their children’s “gender transitions.” Read more here.
WV Legislature Agrees to ‘Mental Health’ Exception in ‘Sex Change’ Treatment Ban for Minors. The West Virginia legislature passed a ban on “sex change” surgeries, cross-sex hormones, and puberty blockers for minors, with exceptions for patients at significant “suicide risk.” Read more here.
Norway Medical Watchdog: Transgender Drugs for Kids Should Be Considered Experimental. The Norwegian Healthcare Investigation Board has ruled that “not enough research” has been done on the safety of “gender-affirming” drugs and surgery for children and that such treatments should be regarded as experimental. Read more here.
Arizona HS Policy Tells Girls to Leave Locker Room If Uncomfortable With Trans-Identifying Students. Catalina Foothills High School in Tucson, Arizona reportedly has a policy allowing transgender-identifying students to change in their preferred locker rooms and telling female students to use alternate facilities if they are uncomfortable. Read more here.
State Consultant: CA Gender Identity Prison Placement Law Discriminates Against Women. California’s gender identity law for prison placement has not only disfavored female inmates in its implementation but inherently denies them the privileges granted to male inmates who identify as women, according to a correctional consulting firm report. Read more here.
First-Year Med Students Exposed to ‘Sex and Gender Primer’ Lesson. Students at the Indiana University School of Medicine received a “sex and gender primer” lesson that includes instruction on gender being a “social construct,” that sex and gender are not the same thing, and on how to be a “more inclusive” health care professional when it comes to “gender diverse patients.” Read more here.
NHS Urged to Stop Erasing Women From Cancer and Pregnancy Guidance. More than 1,000 clinicians have urged the UK NHS to restore the word “woman” in online guidance on pregnancy and cancer. Read more here.
Michigan Supreme Court Considers Forcing Judges to Use Preferred Pronouns for Attorneys, Litigants. The Michigan Supreme Court is considering a rule change that would require judges to refer to attorneys and litigants by their preferred pronouns. Read more here.
Minnesota Gov Signs Order Making State a ‘Refuge’ for Those Seeking ‘Gender Transitions.’ Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz signed an executive order making his state a “refuge” for persons seeking “transgender” surgeries and drugs and the doctors willing to prescribe them. Read more here.
Millions of U.S. Children Attend Public Schools That Conceal Students’ Gender Identities From Parents. According to a recent investigation, more than 3.2 million American children attend public schools that have policies in place to conceal students’ gender identities from parents. Read more here.
B.C. Moves to Stop Requiring Sex Markers on Birth Certificates. The provincial government of British Columbia, Canada has introduced a bill that, if passed, would make it possible for people in B.C. to request a birth certificate without a sex marker. Read more here.
‘Genderqueer Shapeshifter’ Provides Colorado Teachers With Training on ‘Transitioning.’ A “genderqueer shapeshifter” provided professional development training to teachers at a Colorado school district and offered instruction on the difference between gender identity, expression and “sex assigned at birth.” Read more here.
West Virginia Asks SCOTUS to Allow Transgender Sports Ban. West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey asked the U.S. Supreme Court to allow the state to enforce a ban on transgender-identifying athletes participating in girls’ sports. Read more here.
Indiana AG Sends Questions About ‘Gender-Affirming Care’ to Health Providers. Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita sent a letter to medical providers, asking administrators to provide information on whether they have provided “gender-affirming care” to minors. Read more here.
U.S. Court Looks Set to Revive Challenge to School District’s Gender Identity Policy. A panel of U.S. appeals court judges appear poised to revive a lawsuit challenging a Maryland school district’s policy of not disclosing a student’s gender identity to their parents. Read more here.
California AG Sued Over Law Deeming State a ‘Sanctuary’ for Minors Seeking Gender Procedures. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s administration is being sued in federal court for a law declaring California a “sanctuary state” for minors seeking transgender medical procedures. Read more here.
Arizona Principal’s Email About Pronouns Outlines What ‘Can and Can’t Be Shared With Families.’ Emails obtained via records requests show a Catalina Foothills School District principal emailing teachers and staff a list of students with preferred pronouns, with instructions on which needed to be kept from parents. Read more here.
Iowa Senate Passes Bill to Prohibit Men From Using Women’s Restrooms. The Iowa Senate passed legislation that would bar students from using bathrooms and changing rooms that don’t correspond with their biological sex. Read more here.
Biden Admin Gives ‘Int’l Women of Courage Award’ to Biological Man. The Biden administration gave an award for courage in honor of International Women’s Day to a biological man who identifies as a woman during a ceremony at the White House. Read more here.
USA Powerlifting Weighs Appeal After Trans-Identifying Athlete Wins Discrimination Case. USA Powerlifting is weighing an appeal after a state court ruled that prohibiting biological male athlete JayCee Cooper from competing in women’s competitions was discriminatory. Read more here.
Colorado School’s Emails Show Secret Plans to Defy Parents’ Wishes on ‘Transitioning’ Their Child. School officials in Colorado’s Poudre School District discussed in emails how to address a student whose parents instructed school staff to not use the student’s preferred gender pronouns, eventually deciding to defy the parents’ wishes and help the student “transition.” Read more here.
U.S. House Panel Takes Up Federal Ban on Biological Males Competing in Female Sports. The House Education and Workforce Committee will be reviewing a bill that would prohibit biological males from competing in women’s sports programs. Read more here.
Finland to Allow Changing of Legal Gender Without Sterilization. Finland will allow transgender-identifying people to change their legal gender at their own request and without undergoing sterilization, new legislation signed by the Finnish President confirmed. Read more here.
Florida University Reported Massive Increase in Transgender-Identifying Students. University of Florida health centers reported an increase in “sex change” treatments including puberty blocker prescriptions, hormone therapy, surgery, and behavioral services at its various clinics since 2018, according to reports. Read more here.
British 14-Year-Old Says Transgender Ideology Has Taken Over Her School. A 14-year-old girl in southeast England says transgender ideology has taken over at her school, with at least 10 percent of students claiming to be transgender or “non-binary.” Read more here.
Missouri Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Ban ‘Gender-Affirming’ Treatments for Minors. Missouri lawmakers have introduced a bill that aims to ban experimental genital surgeries and cross-sex hormones for minors throughout the state. Read more here.
UK Student Protests Take Aim at Unisex Toilet Policy. Protests took place throughout the UK as students expressed their discomfort at having to use unisex bathrooms. Read more here.
Tavistock Gender Clinic Still Assessing Irish Kids. The notorious London gender clinic found to be “unsafe” by a high-profile NHS investigation is still involved in treating Irish children and young people experiencing gender confusion, it has been confirmed. Read more here.
Tennessee Bans ‘Gender-Affirming’ Procedures for Minors. Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee signed legislation that will ban minors from accessing so-called “gender-affirming” surgeries and hormone therapy. Read more here.
Florida Court Orders Healthcare Orgs to Explain Their Guidance on ‘Sex Changes’ for Kids. A District Court ruled that certain healthcare organizations must comply with subpoenas from the state of Florida and have representatives sit for depositions regarding their gender dysphoria guidance. Read more here.
Transgender-Identifying Weightlifter Wins Discrimination Lawsuit Against USA Powerlifting. A Minnesota court ruled that USA Powerlifting violated the rights of JayCee Cooper, a transgender-identifying powerlifter born a male, by barring him from competing as a woman. Read more here.
Transsexual Canadian Teacher Put on Leave for Failing to Put Interests of Students First. Kids at a Halton District high school outside Toronto, Canada no longer have to navigate around the transsexual teacher notorious for wearing massive fake breasts to class, as he has been placed on paid leave. Read more here.
Hershey’s Features Man Who Identifies as Woman in Int’l Women’s Day Campaign. The hashtag “BoycottHersheys” was trending on Twitter after the chocolate manufacturer included a man who identifies as transgender as part of its International Women’s Day promotion. Read more here.
Georgia Considers Banning Child ‘Sex Changes.’ Georgia representatives proposed a bill banning child “sex change” procedures including surgeries, hormones and puberty blockers, while a similar proposal by state senators excluded puberty blockers from the ban. Read more here.
Smithsonian Women’s History Museum to Include Biological Males. Interim director of the Smithsonian American Women’s History Museum Lisa Sasaki plans to include biological men who identify as women in future exhibits, according to the New York Times. Read more here.
Mississippi Gov Signs Bill Banning ‘Gender Transition’ Procedures for Minors. Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves signed into law a bill banning “gender transition” procedures for minors, including surgery, puberty blockers, and hormone replacements. Read more here.
U.S. Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Give Minors Harmed by ‘Gender Transition’ Procedures Legal Recourse. Federal lawmakers have introduced legislation that would provide legal recourse to minors harmed by “gender transition” procedures and prevent medical practitioners from being forced to offer such procedures. Read more here.
Kansas School District Says Gender Identity Can Be Kept From Parents. The Wichita Public School District published a gender support plan that appears to show that a student’s gender identity can be hidden from their parents, and teachers are told that avoiding the use of preferred names and pronouns can lead to a student’s death. Read more here.
UK Students Stage Protests Against Unisex Restrooms. Students at schools across England have been protesting their institutions’ restroom policies, where any student can use any restroom regardless of biological sex. Read more here.
Lawsuit Alleges NY Teacher Manipulated Child to Change Name, Pronouns. A New York transgender-identifying teacher manipulated a fifth-grade girl to adopt a male name and pronouns, which caused the child to have suicidal thoughts, a new lawsuit alleges. Read more here.
Rhode Island Kids’ Club Asks 9-Year-Olds If They Are ‘Trans or Non-Binary.’ The Warwick, Rhode Island chapter of the Boys and Girls Club of America asks 9-year-olds if they are “transgender or non-binary” in a survey that requires the children to enter their name, birthday and club ID number. Read more here.
Developer Launches Game Where First-Person Shooter Kills ‘Anti-Trans’ Villains. A transgender-identifying video game developer launched a game where players can hunt down critics of transgenderism, like “anti-trans feminists” and Catholic priests, and kill them in a bloody, first-person shooter action. Read more here.
California, Washington Bills Would Allow Sealing of Name Change Records. Legislators in California and Washington are considering bills which would allow transgender-identifying people to keep documentation of a name change out of public record. Read more here.
England Bans Violent Transgender-Identifying Inmates From Women’s Prisons. Violent male criminals who claim to identify as women will be banned from female prisons in England and Wales, Britain’s Justice Secretary has said. Read more here.
Detransitioner Takes First Legal Action in Spain Against Provider That Helped Her ‘Transition.’ A detransitioned woman is taking the first legal action in Spain against the healthcare provider that prescribed her hormones as a teenager and later removed her uterus as a young adult. Read more here.
Colorado District Revises Transgender Student Policy in Face of Parent Opposition. The Cañon City school district in Colorado has agreed to stop concealing the gender identity of students from parents unless it deems the child to be facing a “safety threat.” Read more here.
Vermont HS Forfeits Girls’ State Basketball Tournament Over Biological Male Opponent. A Christian high school in Vermont forfeited a girls’ basketball match and withdrew from the state championship tournament because a player on the opposing team was a biological male who identifies as female. Read more here.
Transsexuals Pen Letter Asking U.S. Medical Orgs to Favor Evidence Over Ideology. In an open letter to 29 major medical organizations based in the U.S., a group of transsexuals called for a shift toward evidence-based care and a rejection of ideologically and politically driven narratives. Read more here.
Study: Transgender-Identifying People on Hormones Face Higher Risk of Stroke, Heart Attack. A new study has found that cross-sex hormones used by transgender-identifying people to treat gender dysphoria are correlated with dramatically increased risks of stroke, heart attack, and blood clots. Read more here.
Tennessee Bill to Ban ‘Sex Changes’ for Minors Advances to Governor’s Desk. A bill to ban cross-sex hormones, puberty blockers, and “sex-change” procedures for minors in Tennessee passed the state House and will go to the desk of Gov. Bill Lee. Read more here.
Kansas Senate Passes Bill to Define ‘Woman’ as a Biological Female. The Kansas Senate passed a bill to define a “woman” as a biological female for legal purposes within the state, but the bill faces an uphill battle to override a likely veto from the Democratic governor. Read more here.
Gender Ideology Instruction Having Measurable Impact on U.S. Students, Study Finds. Radical gender ideology is widespread in American schools and is measurably shifting students’ views to be accepting of the topic, according to a Manhattan Institute report. Read more here.
Detransitioner Chloe Cole Announces Official Lawsuit Against Kaiser for ‘Medical Negligence.’ Chloe Cole, a detransitioned 18-year-old woman, announced the first official lawsuit in the U.S. against the hospital and affiliated medical group that facilitated her medical “transition” as a minor. Read more here.
Number of Gen Z People Identifying as Transgender Twice That of Millennials. The number of Gen Zers identifying as transgender is almost double the number of millennials who identify as transgender, according to a survey by Gallup. Read more here.
L.A. Prosecutor Suspended for ‘Misgendering’ Child Molester Accused of Murder. A Los Angeles prosecutor has been suspended for “misgendering” and “deadnaming” a biological male convicted child molester now accused of murder who identifies as female. Read more here.
California Democrats Want Gender-Neutral Bathrooms Mandatory in All K-12 Schools. A California state lawmaker has introduced legislation that would require all K-12 public and charter schools to have at least one gender-neutral bathroom for student use. Read more here.
U.S. DOJ Training Law Enforcement to Improve Relationships With Transgender Communities. The Department of Justice’s Community Relations Service will host more than ten self-paced online trainings to help U.S. law enforcement officers “build better relationships” with transgender communities. Read more here.
Irish Teacher’s Union Defends Use of Video Encouraging Kids to Switch Genders. The Irish National Teachers’ Organization defended its use of a cartoon video encouraging young kids to “swap genders,” saying the material was not intended for students. Read more here.
Detransitioned California Man Recounts How ‘Transition’ Made Problems Worse. A California man who recounted having serious drug- and sex-related issues said that, in hindsight, he felt goaded into “gender transition,” which he said made the problems he was grappling with in life much worse. Read more here.
Missouri AG Investigates St. Louis Gender Clinic, School as ‘Pipeline.’ Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey is launching a “comprehensive” investigation into a St. Louis gender clinic accused of, among other things, using local schools as a pipeline to induce young children into the clinic. Read more here.
Report: U.S. Schools Require Parental Consent for OTC Meds but Not Pronouns. Over three million K-12 students in 25 districts across the country are required to get permission from their parents to take over-the-counter medication while at school but not to change their names or pronouns, according to a report. Read more here.
Detransitioner Files First Lawsuit in Canada Against Medical Providers. A woman in Ontario who identified as transgender and underwent hormone therapy, a bilateral mastectomy, and a hysterectomy filed the first lawsuit in Canada against her healthcare providers for facilitating her “transition.” Read more here.
Mississippi Bill Banning Transgender Procedures for Minors Heads to Gov. A Mississippi bill that would ban minors from accessing “gender transition” surgeries and hormone therapy passed the state Senate and is headed to the governor’s desk. Read more here.
‘Respect Pronouns’ Bill at U of Houston Challenged on First Amendment Grounds. Student senator Mike Abel at the University of Houston successfully challenged the Student Government Association’s “Respect for Pronouns” bill that would have mandated the use of other members’ preferred pronouns. Read more here.
Coalition Urges Biden Admin to Drop Proposal That Could Allow Male Students Into Female Bathrooms, Locker Rooms. A coalition of 28 organizations sent a public letter the Department of Education demanding they abandon a plan to protect transgender-identifying students under federal law by revising Title IX. Read more here.
Minnesota School District Policy Requires Affirmation of Student Gender Identities. A Saint Paul Public Schools policy requires teachers to use a student’s preferred name and pronouns regardless of parental knowledge or consent. Read more here.
Dozens of Picture Books Target Children With Transgender Ideology. A report by a group campaigning for science-based teaching in schools has revealed that there are now at least 60 picture books that teach children it is possible to be a member of the opposite sex. Read more here.
North Dakota House Passes Bill Banning ‘Gender-Affirming Care’ for Minors. The North Dakota House passed gender-related bills that would omit transgender identity from state data collection and prohibit health care providers from providing “gender-affirming care” to minors. Read more here.
Florida Introduces Legislation Forcing Employers to Cover Detransition Care. Proposed legislation in Florida would hold businesses responsible for the cost of detransition care if they offer coverage for chemical and surgical “sex change” treatments. Read more here.
West Virginia Transgender Sports Ban Halted During Appeal. Biological male athletes who identify as female in West Virginia can compete in female school sports while an appeal is heard on a state law banning their participation, a divided federal appeals panel ruled. Read more here.
Bulgaria High Court Ruling Bans Any Legal Change of a Person’s Gender. The civil college of Bulgaria’s Supreme Court of Cassation has ruled that the country’s current legislation did not allow courts to admit proceedings for the legal change of a person’s gender in government-issued documents. Read more here.
U.S. Filmmaker Anonymously Condemns ‘Gender-Affirming Care.’ A San Francisco-based filmmaker anonymously condemned “gender-affirming care” after seeing what happened to her own son and urged others not to allow kids’ transgender identities to go unquestioned. Read more here.
Vimeo Deplatforms Another Documentary Critical of ‘Gender-Affirming Care.’ Video hosting platform Vimeo has removed another documentary critical of “gender-affirming care” less than a month after deplatforming “Dead Name,” a film told from the perspectives of three parents whose children were introduced to transgender ideology. Read more here.
CA District Celebrates ‘Day of Reading’ by Affirming ‘Transgender and Non-Binary Youth.’ To celebrate the “National Day of Reading,” the Los Angeles Unified School District hosted a read aloud event for pre-kindergarten through sixth grade students to affirm “transgender and non-binary youth.” Read more here.
Poll: Most Americans Support State Laws Banning ‘Sex Change’ Surgeries for Minors. Most Americans support laws banning “gender transition” surgeries for minors as the number of states with such prohibitions continues to increase, a new poll suggests. Read more here.
Parents Demand Answers as Biological Male Plays Cricket Against Girls as Young as 12. Concerned coaches and parents in the UK are raising alarm after a middle-aged biological male who identifies as a woman was allowed to compete in cricket against girls as young as 12. Read more here.
American Activist Publishes Guide for Lawmakers on Dealing With Gender Ideology in Schools. American Activist Christopher Rufo released a guide he developed for state legislatures on how they could “curb the excesses of radical gender theory in public schools.” Read more here.
San Diego Schools Push Race, Gender Theory During Black History Month. San Diego Unified School District is combining Critical Race Theory and radical gender theory in a document discussing the “queering” of black history. Read more here.
Catholic Illinois University Says Biological Sex Messaging Doesn’t Align With School’s Mission. Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana reportedly denied the foundation of a Turning Point USA chapter because the group’s messaging on the reality of biological sex does “not align” with the Catholic college’s mission. Read more here.
UK Pediatric Gender Clinic Accused of Peddling Unscientific Information to Patients. The NHS’s Tavistock pediatric gender clinic reportedly displays “The Genderbread Person” posters in its waiting room and directs minors to a transgender activist group for resources. Read more here.
Study Shows 9 in 10 Male Canadian Prisoners Who Identify as Women Are Violent Offenders. A new Canadian study found that 9 in 10 male inmates who identify as female were incarcerated for violent offenses and nearly half were sexual offenders. Read more here.
Stonewall’s Taxpayer Funding Sees Sharp Drop. Taxpayer funding for UK transgender lobby group Stonewall appears to have fallen rapidly, latest figures have revealed. Read more here.
Pennsylvania Children’s Hospital Hires Gender Clinic Social Worker for ‘Revenue.’ Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital reportedly cited “potential revenue” as a reason for hiring a gender clinic social worker in 2018. Read more here.
Spain Gives Final Approval to Law Making It Easier to Change Legal Gender. Spain’s parliament has given final approval to a law allowing people over age 16 to change their legally recognized gender without medical evaluation. Read more here.
Missouri Gender Clinic Said Fifth Graders Should Be Encouraged to ‘Transition.’ A St. Louis-area gender clinic reportedly told an elementary school teacher concerned about the social contagion of transgenderism that a group of fifth graders who all claimed to be transgender should be accommodated. Read more here.
Kentucky Senate Passes Bill Allowing Teachers to Decide Whether to Use ‘Preferred Pronouns.’ The Kentucky Senate passed a bill allowing teachers to decide whether to refer to transgender-identifying students by their “preferred pronouns.” Read more here.
NYT Exec Warns Staff Against Protesting Colleagues Opposing Transgender Procedures for Minors. Joe Kahn, the executive editor of The New York Times, sent a memo to employees warning staffers against protesting the newspaper’s articles critical of transgender surgeries for minors. Read more here.
PA Student Govt Sets Aside Thousands to Fund Transgender Name Changes. Pennsylvania State University student leaders voted to set aside $3,000 for transgender-identifying students to legally change their names, the student newspaper reported. Read more here.
Almost 900 People Have Changed Legal Gender in Ireland Since Law Change. Since the Gender Recognition Act was passed in 2015, almost 900 people in Ireland have changed their legal gender and been issued a new birth certificate. Read more here.
Idaho House Passes Ban on ‘Gender-Affirming Care’ for Minors. The Idaho House passed a bill to ban physicians from providing puberty blockers, hormone treatments, or “gender-affirming surgeries” to youth under 18 years of age. Read more here.
Convicted Child Rapist Housed in Canadian Women’s Prison After Identifying as Transgender. A male convicted child sex offender in Canada who raped an infant boy has been transferred to a women’s correctional facility near a Mother-Child Program after the inmate began identifying as transgender. Read more here.
Tennessee Senate Approves Measure Banning ‘Gender-Affirming Care’ for Youth. The Tennessee Senate passed a bill prohibiting medical providers from offering puberty blockers, hormone treatments and “gender-transitioning” surgeries to minors. Read more here.
Ontario School Board Trustee Barred From Meetings After Questioning Gender Policy. An Ontario school trustee has been barred from attending board meetings in part because she publicly questioned the district’s stated policy of accommodating a student’s decision to “switch genders” while keeping it a secret from their parents. Read more here.
Scottish Leader Resigns Following Criticism of Transgender Agenda. Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is resigning from her role as the nation’s leader in the wake of controversy and criticism over her support of transgender policies and gender identification reforms. Read more here.
CA Teacher Loses Job After Refusing to Deceive Parents on Kids’ Gender Transitions. A California teacher who lost her job after refusing to comply with the district’s gender policies is blowing the whistle on the expectations she felt as a teacher to not only hide students’ “gender transitions” from parents, but also to keep them in the dark through lying. Read more here.
Canadian, U.S. Scientists Seek to Cut ‘Male/Female’ From Scientific Language. Some U.S. and Canadian scientists have officially proposed that the scientific community phase out the terms “male” and “female” from scientific language in order to avoid “emphasizing hetero-normative views.” Read more here.
Scottish Gender Clinic Closes to New Patients. Scotland’s only clinic that helps young people “transition” genders has closed to new patients due to “significant pressure” on the service and possible funding cuts. Read more here.
UK Gender Clinic Ignored Autism Connection in Teens Seeking ‘Sex Changes,’ Book Claims. The UK’s Tavistock Clinic has been accused in a new book of medicalizing teens with comorbidities like “moderate to severe” autism, treating children who might not have been transgender as “collateral damage” in order to push their agenda. Read more here.
NYT Writers Condemn Newspaper for Publishing Pieces Critical of ‘Gender Transitions’ for Minors. A group of 200 New York Times journalists and contributors published an open letter to the newspaper opposing the decision to run articles that criticized “sex-change” treatments and procedures for children. Read more here.
South Dakota Gov Signs Bill Restricting ‘Gender Transition’ Procedures for Minors. South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem signed legislation that will restrict access to puberty blockers, hormone treatments, and “gender transition” surgeries for people younger than 18. Read more here.
Multiple U.S. States Considering Bills to Block Pediatric ‘Gender Transitions.’ Dozens of bills that aim to ban or prohibit access to gender transition surgeries, hormone therapy, or puberty blockers for minors are being considered in several state legislatures. Read more here.
Pediatric Docs at Missouri Transgender Clinic Could Lose Licenses in Wake of Whistleblower Testimony. Doctors and nurses at a Midwestern medical center that diagnoses children with gender dysphoria and prescribes experimental drugs and surgeries may lose their medical licenses in the wake of a whistleblower’s damning testimony. Read more here.
Black Lives Matter at School Brings ‘Trans Affirmation’ to Elementary Classrooms. Black Lives Matter at School is using Black History Month to teach children topics such as “trans affirmation” and “queer affirmation.” Read more here.
Prisons Push Back Against Scotland’s Gender Self-ID Plan. Male prisoners who claim to identify as women will initially be placed in a men’s jail pending a long-term assessment, the Scottish Prison Service has announced. Read more here.
Court to Reconsider Connecticut Rule Allowing Biological Males in Girls’ Sports. A federal appeals court agreed to reconsider a lawsuit challenging a Connecticut policy allowing transgender-identifying students to compete in girls’ high school sports. Read more here.
New Hampshire Students Walk Out in Protest of District Gender Policies. Students at Milford High School in New Hampshire conducted a walk out to protest a school board policy that bans urinals over “gender identity” concerns. Read more here.
Brazil’s Top Court Approves Using Grammatically Incorrect ‘Gender Neutral’ Language in Schools. Brazil’s top court, the Supreme Federal Tribunal, overturned a local law in the state of Rondônia that prohibited the use of “gender neutral” language in the region’s public or private schools and other local educational institutions. Read more here.
Whistleblower Exposes ‘Appalling’ Practices Inside Missouri Pediatric Gender Clinic. Jamie Reed, a former case manager at a transgender medical care center, has spoken out against “gender-affirming care” for kids and revealed key details about the “morally and medically appalling” practices in the industry. Read more here.
Florida Doctors’ Board Tightens Ban on ‘Gender-Affirming Care.’ A prohibition against puberty blocking hormones and “gender-affirming” surgeries for minors in Florida was tightened further after the Florida Board of Osteopathic Medicine eliminated an exception for clinical trials. Read more here.
Missouri AG Launches Investigation Into Children’s Hospital’s Gender Clinic. Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey’s office has launched a multi-agency investigation into the Washington University Pediatric Transgender Center at St. Louis Children’s Hospital after a whistleblower went public and accused the hospital of lying to parents. Read more here.
South Dakota Legislature Passes Bill to Ban ‘Gender-Affirming Care’ for Minors. The South Dakota legislature passed a bill to ban puberty blockers and hormone treatments and limit the other “gender-affirming care” that doctors can provide to patients younger than 18. Read more here.
Mexican Court Rules Against Pro-Family Leader Who ‘Misgendered’ Legislator. A Mexican court has ruled that National Front for the Family president Rodrigo Iván Cortés “committed political violence” by “misgendering” a biological male legislator who identifies as female. Read more here.
Wyoming Senate Passes Legislation Banning Child Gender Surgeries, Hormone Treatment. Wyoming’s state Senate has passed a bill that would ban child “sex-change surgeries,” along with the use of hormonal therapy and puberty blockers on children. Read more here.
Montana Lawmakers Amend Proposed ‘Transgender Harassment’ Bill. Montana lawmakers amended a proposed bill regarding students who ‘misgender’ or ‘deadname’ their classmates, allowing for the discipline of those who refer to transgender-identifying students by their birth name or birth gender when such behavior rises to the level of bullying. Read more here.
U.S. Swimmer Calls for Separate Locker Rooms After Seeing Genitalia of Trans-Identifying Competitor. Former championship swimmer and women’s sports advocate Riley Gaines said she saw Lia Thomas’s “male genitalia” while being forced to share a locker room last year with the biologically male swimmer who identifies as female. Read more here.
Welsh Govt ‘Trampling Women’s Rights’ With Call to Loosen Legal Gender Laws. The Welsh Labour government has been accused of “trampling over women’s rights” by asking to introduce Scottish-style laws making it easier for people to change their legal gender. Read more here.
Virginia House Passes Bill Banning Teachers From Hiding Student Gender Identities From Parents. The Virginia House of Delegates passed a bill known as “Sage’s Law” that would put an end to public school districts deliberately keeping parents in the dark about students’ “gender transitions.” Read more here.
Canadian HS Student Arrested After Suspension for Opposing Transgender Ideology. A Catholic high school student in Canada was reportedly arrested after being suspended for protesting the use of female restrooms by biological males, and decision he’s appealing to Ontario’s human rights tribunal. Read more here.
Idaho Schools Instructed to Keep Parents in Dark About Students’ ‘Gender Transitions.’ Idaho public school districts are being told by the Idaho School Boards Association to adopt policies preventing employees from disclosing a student’s “gender transition” to parents unless first obtaining the student’s consent. Read more here.
Maine Mother Demands Investigation Into School District Who Hid Daughter’s ‘Transition.’ A mom is demanding an investigation into a Maine school district that allegedly hid her daughter’s “gender transition” and provided the 13-year-old girl with multiple chest binders. Read more here.
Finland’s Leading Gender Dysphoria Expert Says 4 out of 5 Children Grow Out of Gender Confusion. Dr. Riittakerttu Kaltiala, Finland’s leading expert on pediatric gender medicine, says it is common for children to strongly identify with the opposite sex at some point in their lives, but four out of five children who identify as transgender will grow out of it during puberty. Read more here.
Hong Kong Court Issues Ruling Easing Requirements to Change Legal Gender. Hong Kong’s top court ruled that the policy of barring transgender-identifying people from changing their gender shown on ID cards unless they undergo full “sex reassignment” surgery violates their rights and is unconstitutional. Read more here.
UK Parental Rights Ignored by Schools Socially ‘Transitioning’ Children. A parental support group in the UK has been contacted by more than 850 parents, many of whom complain that schools are helping to socially “transition” their children without their knowledge. Read more here.
Oklahoma Transgender Bill That Caused Uproar Will Be Revised. After “transgender rights” advocates occupied the Oklahoma Capitol to protest legislation seeking to ban “gender transition” surgeries, the author of the bill that sought to limit anyone under the age of 26 from undergoing such procedures is shifting course. Read more here.
Canadian University Adds Tampon Dispensers in Men’s Bathrooms. Western University in London, Ontario, Canada is installing 150 machines to dispense free menstrual products, including in men’s bathrooms, as part of an initiative to support “students who menstruate.” Read more here.
UK Teachers Feel ‘Abandoned’ by DfE on Transgender Issues. Teachers who want their schools to uphold the reality of biological sex are being put under pressure by schools to keep quiet in the absence of clear guidance from the Department for Education, a senior Minister has said. Read more here.
Canadian School Suspends Teen for Protesting Transgender Bathroom Policies. A student has reportedly been suspended by St. Joseph’s Catholic High School in Renfrew, Ontario for the remainder of the school year for protesting against biological male students using girls’ bathrooms. Read more here.
Idaho Satanists Plan ‘Gender Affirmation Ritual’ to Protest Ban on Surgeries for Children. Members of The Satanic Temple plan to oppose a proposed Idaho bill that would prohibit “gender-reassignment” surgery and drugs for minors by holding a “gender affirmation ritual” on the grounds of the state Capitol. Read more here.
Minnesota Rep Proposes Bill to Make State a ‘Trans Refuge’ for Children. State representative Leigh Finke introduced a bill before the Minnesota legislature that would turn the state into a “trans refuge” for children seeking “gender-reassignment” surgery. Read more here.
Surfer Speaks Out Against New Rule Allowing Biological Males to Compete With Females. Surfer and author Bethany Hamilton is speaking out against the World Surf League’s newly announced policy that would allow biological males to compete against women at the highest level in professional surfing. Read more here.
Scottish City Council Asks Children About Their Gender Identity. In a sex and wellbeing survey distributed by Aberdeen City Council to 59 primary schools, seven- to nine-year-olds were asked if they identified as “male, female, non-binary, transgender or other.” Read more here.
DC Comics Reveals New ‘Trans, Non-Binary’ Superhero. DC Comics recently revealed a new “trans, non-binary” superhero named “Circuit Breaker,” whose own comic book series will debut this Valentine’s Day. Read more here.
North Carolina Bill Would Ban ‘Gender-Affirming’ Medical Procedures for Minors. The North Carolina legislature is considering a bill that would ban hormone treatments and “gender-affirming” surgeries for people younger than 18. Read more here.
UK Science Museum Axes Display Promoting Breast-Binders to Kids. The Science Museum in London has removed a display promoting breast-binders and cross-sex hormones following complaints it was promoting “not science, but propaganda.” Read more here.
Queensland Govt Considers Bill Allowing Minors to Change Legal Gender. Under proposed legislation, children as young as 12 in Queensland, Australia will be able to change their legal sex without their parent’s permission, if they obtain a court order. Read more here.
Ohio Transsexual Charged With Indecent Exposure After Being Nude in Front of Girls. An Ohio man identifying as a woman in a YMCA women’s locker room has been charged with indecent exposure after multiple complaints that he exposed himself in front of women and girls. Read more here.
Gamers, Parents Shocked After Video Game Promotes New ‘Top Surgery Scar’ Update. “The Sims 4,” a video game series marketed to children, is coming under attack for its recent update allowing characters to have double mastectomy scars and chest binders. Read more here.
U.S. Plastic Surgeons Assoc Fought to Stop Bills Banning Child ‘Sex Changes.’ The American Society of Plastic Surgeons has been fighting against legislation banning child “sex change” surgeries performed by plastic surgeons, according to a recent investigation. Read more here.
NHS Should Be ‘Cautious’ About Gender Decisions of Minors, UK Minister Says. Providers need to be “cautious” about decisions children make with regard to their gender, according to UK Health Secretary Steve Barclay, who called for “greater transparency” during the process. Read more here.
Arkansas Considers Bill Requiring Students to Use Restroom According to Biological Sex. The Arkansas legislature is considering a bill which would require students to use the restroom of their biological sex and not their gender identity. Read more here.
Finland Ends Infertility Requirement for Those Wishing to Change Legal Sex. Lawmakers in Finland approved amendments that will make it easier for people to change their legally recognized gender, including abolishing an infertility requirement. Read more here.
Arizona School Board Member Leaks Science Curriculum That States Sex Isn’t Binary. An Arizona school board member alerted parents to a radical science curriculum being considered in the Peoria Unified School District which states that biological sex is not binary. Read more here.
Italian Psychological Assoc Expressed ‘Great Concern’ Over Puberty Blockers. The Italian Psychoanalytic Society penned a letter to Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni, expressing “great concern” over the “ongoing experimentation” of drugs meant to stop puberty in children and urging “rigorous scientific discussion.” Read more here.
U.S. House Speaker Pushes Back Against Biden Allowing Biological Males in Female Sports. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy addressed the rising concern over biological men competing in women’s sports during a Girls and Women in Sports Day event. Read more here.
Florida Gov to Work With Legislature on Stopping ‘Sex Changes’ on Minors. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said his administration will work with the legislature to bring forth accountability to those performing “sex change” procedures on minors. Read more here.
Finland’s Top Expert on Pediatric Gender Medicine Dismantles Child ‘Transition’ Obsession. Finland’s leading expert on pediatric gender medicine is sounding an alarm against a push to “transition” children with gender dysphoria. Read more here.
Utah Gov Signs Bill Banning ‘Gender Transition’ Treatment for Minors. Utah Gov. Spencer Cox signed into law a measure banning “gender transition” surgery for minors and indefinitely prohibiting hormone treatments for young people, with some exceptions. Read more here.
Scotland Changes Policy on Sending Biological Male Inmates to All-Female Prison. The Scottish government has decided to stop transferring biological male inmates who identify as female and have a history of violence against women to its all-female prison, according to reports. Read more here.
Texas Professor Says He Can’t Give a ‘Biological’ Definition of a Woman. A biology professor at Texas Christian University told students that he could not give them “a biological answer” when a student asked what a woman is during his biology class. Read more here.
Florida Orders Pediatric Group to Provide Reasons Behind Support for Child ‘Sex Changes.’ The American Academy of Pediatrics must provide the state of Florida with documentation on why it supports “gender transitions” for minors, a District Court ruled. Read more here.
UK NHS ‘Maternity Gender Inclusion Program’ Scrapped. NHS England has withdrawn plans to implement a “Maternity Gender Inclusion Program,” which critics say was based on bogus research and lacked solid evidence. Read more here.
Medical Watchdog Unveils Model Law for States to Protect Children From Transgender Procedures. The medical watchdog organization Do No Harm has unveiled model legislation designed to stop minors from undergoing “sex-change” procedures, including taking cross-sex hormones and puberty blockers. Read more here.
CA ‘Non-Binary’ Teacher Boasts of Changing Students’ Gender Identities Without Parents Knowing. A “non-binary” California teacher named Olivia Garrison bragged in an interview about helping students hide their social “gender transitions” from parents. Read more here.
Proposed New York Law Could Put Criminally Insane Male Inmates in Women’s Prisons. A proposed law in New York could allow mentally ill male inmates to assume a non-male identity and be granted access to women’s prisons, according to a women’s advocacy group. Read more here.
University in Wisconsin Funds Vocal Training for ‘Trans and Non-Binary Voices.’ The University of Wisconsin-Madison funded vocal training for “trans and non-binary voices” in a workshop scheduled to be held early next month, according to the event’s flyer. Read more here.
President of Transgender Medical Org Says Peer Pressure Can Lead Kids to ‘Transition.’ Marci Bowers, president of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health, acknowledged that peer influence or social contagion plays a role in children adopting transgender identities. Read more here.
North Carolina Teachers Assoc Instructs Kindergarteners in Radical Gender Theory. The North Carolina Association for the Education of Young Children is providing resources to local schools and daycares on introducing radical gender theory to young children. Read more here.
Scottish Minister ‘Trusts’ Decision to Send Biological Male Rapist to Women’s Jail. Scotland’s Justice Secretary expressed faith in the Scottish Prison Service’s decision to place in a women’s prison a transgender-identifying biological male convicted of raping two women. Read more here.
Wisconsin School District Changes Gender Guidelines to Emphasize Parental Rights. The School District of Waukesha in Wisconsin adopted new guidelines for parental rights, stating any student questions about gender identity and sexuality are private and shouldn’t be addressed by staff. Read more here.
World Track Org Proposes No Ban on Transgender-Identifying Athletes. Track and field’s governing body is facing renewed criticism for a proposal to allow transgender-identifying athletes to continue competing in top female events, although with stricter rules. Read more here.
Lawyer Defends North Carolina’s Transgender Health Care Exclusions. A lawyer representing the leaders of North Carolina’s state employee health plan defended its exclusion of “gender-affirming treatments” before a federal appeals court, facing a barrage of criticisms from its chief judge. Read more here.
Drag Queens Speak Against Missouri Bills on Transgender Issues. Dozens of advocates, including drag queens in full makeup, rallied at Missouri’s Capitol against bills banning biological male athletes from participating on girls’ sports teams, “gender-affirming treatment” for minors, and public drag shows. Read more here.
U.S. Attorneys Sound Off on Teachers ‘Transitioning’ Kids Without Parental Consent. Lawyers from around the country are wading into the debate about parental consent in conversations between children and teachers on gender identity, offering a variety of legal opinions on the contentious topic. Read more here.
Report: Even Liberal U.S. Parents Feel ‘Villainized’ by Schools Socially Transitioning Their Kids Without Consent. A New York Times report shows both liberal and conservative parents said they felt “villainized” by their child’s school after educators “socially transitioned” their child’s gender without their consent. Read more here.
Another Florida School Board Reverses Bathroom Gender Identity Policy. Florida’s Leon County School Board changed its policy on bathroom and locker room usage and now requires students to use facilities that correspond with their biological sex in response to a ruling from the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Read more here.
Transgender Bathroom Question Likely Heading to SCOTUS. The Supreme Court will likely consider whether schools can require students who identify as transgender to use the restroom of their birth sex rather than their gender identity, according to The New York Times. Read more here.
Animal Study Found Puberty Blockers May Cause Depression. A 2020 study done to examine the potential neurological and psychiatric effects of puberty-blocking drugs found that treatment with leuprolide had “profound effects” of increased depression in female mice. Read more here.
Legislation Over Gender Identity and Pronoun Notifications to be Heard in Virginia. A bill known as “Sage’s Law” has been introduced in the Virginia General Assembly which would require schools to tell parents if a student self-identifies as a gender different from the student’s biological sex. Read more here.
Bill to Prohibit ‘Gender Transitioning’ of Children Introduced in South Dakota. A South Dakota state representative introduced a bill to prosecute medical professionals who attempt to “transition” children struggling with gender dysphoria. Read more here.
Court Challenge to Indiana Transgender Sports Law Dropped. A lawsuit challenging an Indiana law that prohibits biological male students from competing in girls’ school sports has been dropped just weeks before it was to be heard by a federal appeals court. Read more here.
Minnesota Lawmaker Pushes for Tampons in Boys’ School Restrooms. Minnesota lawmakers are pushing legislation requiring public and charter schools to make menstrual products available for students of both sexes in school bathrooms. Read more here.
Former Judge: Scotland Likely to Lose Court Challenge to Gender Self-ID Law. The Scottish government’s chances of winning a legal challenge over the gender reform law are “very low,” a former Supreme Court judge has said. Read more here.
Facebook, Instagram to Allow Topless Photos for ‘Trans, Non-Binary’ Users. A U.S.-based couple identifying as “transgender and non-binary” won an appeal against Facebook and Instagram, which restores two posts that exposed their bare breasts, after an oversight board overturned a previous decision to remove the content. Read more here.
Scottish Minister Says Gender Reform Battle Will Go to Court. The political battle over Scotland’s legislation allowing people to change their legal sex by self-identification will “inevitably” end up in court, according to Nicola Sturgeon. Read more here.
At Least Six Percent of Students Identify as Transgender in One CA School District. About six percent of students in California’s Davis Joint Unified School District middle and high schools identified as transgender or “non-binary” during the 2020-2021 school district, according to survey data. Read more here.
PA Children’s Hospital Gender Program Navigator Advocates for Uterine Transplants. The community navigator for a youth gender program at the University of Pittsburgh Children’s Hospital is under fire after advocating for helping biological males who identify as female get pregnant by giving them reproductive organs from live donors. Read more here.
Iowa Catholic Diocese Bans Preferred Pronouns, Mandates Bathroom Use Based on Biological Sex. The Diocese of Des Moines in Iowa is being lauded after it banned the use of preferred pronouns in schools and churches and mandated that worshipers must use the bathrooms affiliated with their biological sex. Read more here.
South Dakota Lawmakers Introduce Ban on ‘Gender-Affirming Care’ for Minors. A group of South Dakota lawmakers introduced a bill to outlaw so-called “gender-affirming health care” for youth who identify as transgender. Read more here.
America’s Largest School Districts Explicitly Hiding Students’ ‘Gender Transitions’ From Parents. The nation’s largest school districts are implementing policies that require educators to keep students’ “gender transitions” a secret from their parents. Read more here.
Texas State Reps Demand Review of ‘Radically Pro-Transgender’ State School Board Guidance. Four Texas state representatives asked state Attorney General Ken Paxton to review new transgender policies for public school students. Read more here.
Over Half of Male ‘Gender Transition’ Patients Suffer Extreme Pain. A new study revealed that 55 percent of men experienced extreme post-op pain after “gender transition surgery,” with a lower percentage reporting bleeding, sexual problems, and trouble urinating. Read more here.
Virginia Lawmakers Introduce Bill Allowing Minors to Consent to ‘Gender Transitions.’ Five Virginia lawmakers introduced a bill allowing minors to consent to medical procedures and allowing doctors to hide medical records from parents, including those related to “gender transitions.” Read more here.
Massachusetts City Plans to Hold Youth Sports Event for Elementary School ‘Girlx.’ The city of Cambridge, Massachusetts is hosting a youth sports event for “girlx,” meaning anyone who identifies “as a girl or with girlhood.” Read more here.
U.S. Army Releases Policy on Integrating Transgender-Identifying Soldiers. The U.S. Army has prepared extensive guidance for how to integrate transgender-identifying soldiers into its ranks, including instructions for group showers and how to respond to pregnant men, newly revealed training documents show. Read more here.
UK Govt Blocks Scotland’s New Gender Recognition Law. The UK government has blocked a new law intended to allow transgender-identifying people in Scotland to change their legal gender without a medical diagnosis. Read more here.
Teen at California YMCA Claims She Encountered Naked Male in Girls’ Locker Room. A teenage girl at a YMCA in Santee, California asserted that she encountered a biological male who identifies as female naked in the female locker room. Read more here.
America ‘Most Permissive Country’ for ‘Sex Change’ Surgeries, Study Shows. America makes so-called “sex change” surgeries and treatments more easily accessible than any European country, according to a new study by Do No Harm. Read more here.
UK Govt Considers Outlawing ‘Conversion Therapy’ for Transgender-Identifying Individuals. Britain’s Conservative (Tory) Party is planning to make it illegal to provide “conversion therapy” for individuals who identify as transgender, reports suggest. Read more here.
Oregon Middle Schoolers Allowed to Skip Class to Watch Transgender Show. Students at Twality Middle School in Oregon’s Tigard-Tualatin School District were allowed to skip class to watch “First Day,” a TV series about a 12-year-old boy who identifies as a girl. Read more here.
U.S. Doctors Advocate for Loosening Restrictions on ‘Sex Change’ Operations. An academic article was printed in the Journal of the American Medical Association advocating for an end to mental health assessments as a requirement for sex change operations. Read more here.
SCOTUS to Hear Immigration Case Brought by Transgender-Identifying Guatemalan. The Supreme Court will hear the case of a Guatemalan man who identifies as female and is seeking to avoid deportation from the U.S., claiming persecution in their country of origin. Read more here.
Famous Dutch Studies Cited to Support Child ‘Sex Changes’ Had Severe Flaws, New Research Shows. A new study found that even the “best” evidence for child “sex changes” is of extremely low quality and should not be relied upon as justification for medically “transitioning” minors. Read more here.
New Lawsuit Accuses California District of Unconstitutional Policy on ‘Gender Transitions.’ A California mother filed a lawsuit against the Chico Unified School District, alleging they pressured her daughter to adopt a transgender identity and conceal it from her. Read more here.
Sunak ‘Concerned’ About Impact of Scotland’s Gender Laws. UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said he is “concerned” about the impact Scotland’s gender recognition laws could have across Britain. Read more here.
‘Sex Change’ Patients Reported Serious Health Problems After Surgeries, Study Finds. A new study examining transgender-identifying patients’ stressors revealed widespread unhappiness with the outcomes of various “cross-sex” medical procedures, along with serious complications and negative side effects from surgeries and medications. Read more here.
Iowa Reps Introduce Bill Requiring Teachers to Tell Parents About Student’s Gender Identity. Several Iowa state representatives have introduced a bill that would require teachers to inform and work with parents any time a student expresses a gender identity that doesn’t align with their biological sex. Read more here.
Welsh Minister Praises Scottish Gender Self-ID Law. Wales should have a gender self-identification system similar to the one approved in Scotland, Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford has said. Read more here.
Women’s Advocacy Group Delivers Demand Letter to NCAA on Fairness in Women’s Sports. A group of current and former collegiate female athletes delivered a demand letter to the NCAA, calling on them to end the practice of allowing biological male athletes to compete in female competitions. Read more here.
CA Parents Rally Against High School That Hosted Lecture on ‘Raising Transgender Kids.’ About 30 parents rallied against gender ideology after a California school district partnered with a parental group to put on a lecture on how to raise transgender children. Read more here.
Transgender-Identifying Teacher Forces Canadian School Board to Demand Dress Code Changes. A biologically male Ontario high school teacher who wears giant prosthetic breasts, which some have deemed to be obscene, may be causing a new dress code policy change for more professional attire. Read more here.
Former Advocate General Says UK Govt Must Block Holyrood’s Gender Self-ID Law. A former Advocate General for Scotland said Westminster should block the Scottish government’s gender self-ID bill because of its impact on the rest of the UK. Read more here.
Harvard Medical School Offers Class on Transgender Medicine. Harvard Medical School students will administer “LGBTQIA+ care” for people of all ages “from infants to older adults” as part of a clinical course run by an LGBT activist. Read more here.
Idaho School Board Meeting Ends in Chaos Over Gender Policy. A Caldwell School District board meeting erupted in chaos and ended early after passions ran high over a proposed gender policy that would require staff to conceal a student’s new gender identity from parents. Read more here.
Indiana Lawmaker Introduces Bill Banning Child ‘Sex Changes.’ Indiana Rep. Lorissa Sweet introduced legislation that would block medical professionals from subjecting minors to health care that changes or affirms a child’s gender identity when that identity is different from his or her biological sex. Read more here.
Norwegian Parliament Says No to Third Gender. A majority of Norwegian lawmakers are declining to approve a third legal gender while a government investigation on the matter is pending. Read more here.
Federal Bathroom Ruling Could Also Apply to Women’s Sports, U.S. Experts Say. A federal appeals court ruling that upheld a Florida school district’s policy of separating restrooms by biological sex could be used to bar men from joining women’s sports teams, legal experts have said. Read more here.
Dad in Ecuador Legally Changes Gender Identity in Bid to Win Custody of Children. A dad in Ecuador who is dealing with an acrimonious split from his wife legally changed his gender to help him win custody of his two daughters. Read more here.
Convicted Male Sex Offender Identifies as Intersex Female, Petitions for Transfer to Women’s Prison. A convicted sex offender with a history of sex crimes against minors petitioned to be transferred from a Connecticut men’s prison to a women’s prison because the individual now identifies as an intersex female. Read more here.
Online Community Encourages ‘Gender Transitions’ for ‘Involuntarily Celibate’ Men. A community of men who consider themselves “involuntarily celibate” are reportedly “transitioning” to the opposite sex to escape sexual rejection and improve their lives. Read more here.
Oklahoma Moves to Ban ‘Gender-Affirming Care’ for Those 26 and Under. The Oklahoma legislature is moving to ban so-called “gender-affirming care” for those under the age of 26 via a bill dubbed the “Millstone Act.” Read more here.
Federal Judge Upholds West Virginia ‘Save Women’s Sports’ Law. A federal judge in West Virginia has upheld a state law that prohibits biological male student athletes who identify as female from playing on girls’ school sports teams. Read more here.
Report: Maker of Puberty Blockers Funded Original Study That Led to ‘Gender-Affirming Care.’ A Dutch investigative report has revealed that the 2006 study upon which the entire medical experiment of child “sex changes” is based was funded by a maker of puberty blockers. Read more here.
Oregon DOE Releases School Guidance for Supporting ‘Gender Expansive’ Students. The Oregon Department of Education released a document providing guidance to schools on how to support “gender expansive” students. Read more here.
Florida School District Will Require Students to Use Bathroom of Biological Sex. The superintendent of Pasco County Schools in Florida announced a new policy requiring students to use the bathroom that corresponds with their biological sex. Read more here.
No Biological Evidence Exists for ‘Gender Identity,’ Researchers Say. According to an international group of researchers, there is currently no biological evidence for “gender identity” and no laboratory test that can distinguish a transgender-identified person from a non-transgender-identified person. Read more here.
Hong Kong Top Court Hears Argument for Changing Legal Sex Without Requiring Surgery. Hong Kong’s top court has heard an appeal against a decision which bars transgender-identifying people from changing the sex indicated on their identity cards if they have not undergone full “sex reassignment” surgery. Read more here.
Transgender-Identifying Worker Sues U.S. Employer for Denying ‘Gender-Affirming’ Health Coverage. A biological male who identifies as female filed a discrimination complaint against his employer for denying health care coverage for “gender-affirming care.” Read more here.
Biden Official Criticized for Demanding Censorship of ‘Misinformation’ on ‘Gender-Affirming Care’ for Minors. Department of Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary Rachel Levine has been criticized for calling on Big Tech companies to censor “misinformation” about “gender-affirming care” for kids on the internet. Read more here.
CDC Promotes New Tool to Increase Schools’ Acceptance of Gender Ideology. The Centers for Disease Control is promoting a self-assessment tool meant to encourage schools across the U.S. to embrace gender ideology to increase “inclusivity.” Read more here.
Sweden Urges Caution on Puberty Blockers, Gender Surgeries in Updated Health Guidance. A Swedish health board’s updated treatment guidelines for gender dysphoric youth emphasize a more cautious approach to treating minors with the condition. Read more here.
Switzerland Rejects Gender Ideology in New Ruling. The Swiss government has rejected the idea of introducing a “third gender” or “no gender” option for official records, and Swiss residents will continue to be entered into the nation’s civil registry as male or female, with no exceptions. Read more here.
Data Show More Than 8,000 Teens Await Gender Clinic Services in UK. New numbers from the UK’s Tavistock Gender Identity Development Service show thousands of teens waiting in line for “gender-affirming care.” Read more here.
Arizona Bill Would Require Teachers Get Parent Permission to Use ‘Preferred Pronouns.’ Arizona State Senator John Kavanagh has introduced a bill that would prohibit teachers from referring to students by their “preferred pronouns” without a parent’s consent. Read more here.
Transgender Boxing Category to Be Introduced in 2023. World Boxing Council officials said in a report that the international professional prizefighting organization would create a new category for transgender-identifying fighters in 2023. Read more here.
Scotland Passes Gender Self-Identification Bill. Scotland’s parliament approved reforms that make it easier for transgender-identifying people to change their legal gender, including removing the need for a medical diagnosis of gender dysphoria and lowering the minimum age from 18 to 16. Read more here.
Federal Judge Tosses Parent Lawsuit Against School District for Hiding ‘Gender Transitions.’ A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit from Massachusetts parents who accused public school officials of hiding their children’s “gender transitions” from them. Read more here.
Spain Passes Law Allowing Minors Over 16 to Self-Identify Their Legal Gender. Lawmakers in Spain have approved a bill allowing people over 16 years of age to change their legally registered gender without any medical or parental supervision. Read more here.
Medical Establishment Downplays Risk of Regretting ‘Sex Changes,’ Researchers Say. Medical professionals and advocates for “cross-sex” medical procedures downplay the risk of regret by ignoring or minimizing the existence of “detransitioners,” researchers told Reuters. Read more here.
Ohio School Board Says Its Gender Identity Policy Follows Federal Law After Former Teacher Files Lawsuit. Jackson Local School Board in Ohio said its stance on gender identity follows federal law in its first meeting after a lawsuit was filed regarding the policy. Read more here.
Three Princeton Diversity Admins Resign Over Alleged ‘Macro-Aggressive Environment.’ Three Princeton administrators working in the university’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion office have resigned over an alleged lack of support for implementing “trans-inclusionary” policies. Read more here.
Indiana School Board Refuses to Explain Secret Transgender Policy to Parents. The school board and superintendent of an Indiana school district refused to comment on a transgender policy for students that keeps parents in the dark, nearly two weeks after a public meeting at which parents demanded that officials explain why they’re hiding information. Read more here.
‘Gender-Affirming Care’ Part of Biden Admin’s Strategy to Help Homeless People. The Biden administration released a plan to counter homelessness that promotes “gender-affirming care” as an inclusive element of caring for homeless people. Read more here.
MSPs Debating Changes to Gender Reforms. MSPs are debating final changes to controversial gender recognition reforms which will allow people in Scotland to change their legal sex based on self-identification. Read more here.
Olympic Committee Announces New Rules for Transgender-Identifying Athletes. The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee is encouraging individual sports to consider “open” categories to ensure that transgender-identifying athletes will have events to participate in once they reach puberty. Read more here.
Virginia Lawmakers Fight to Abolish Single-Sex Bathrooms in Public Schools. Virginia Democrats are fighting to abolish single-sex bathrooms in public schools and keep parents in the dark when their children assume different genders at school. Read more here.
Poll: Americans Think Tweets Encouraging Child ‘Sex Changes’ Should Be Banned. Tweets encouraging children to change their gender through medical “transitioning” should be banned from Twitter, a Harvard CAPS-Harris poll revealed. Read more here.
UK University’s Screening of Documentary on Biological Sex Shut Down by LGBT Activists. A University of Edinburgh screening of a documentary upholding the reality of biological sex has been shut down by LGBT activist protestors. Read more here.
Conservative Groups Urge SD Gov to Launch Investigation Into Transgender Health Summit. Leaders at 11 different national and state organizations sent a letter to South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, urging her to launch an investigation into state funds being used on a summit promoting controversial medical interventions for gender dysphoria. Read more here.
New Study Finds Psychotherapy Improved Mental Health of Autistic Adolescents With Gender Dysphoria. A new pilot study conducted in the Netherlands found that psychotherapy without medical intervention improved the mental health of autistic adolescents with gender dysphoria. Read more here.
Man Who Repeatedly Raped Teenage Girl Transferred to Women’s Prison. A man sentenced to serve decades in prison for horrific sexual assaults against a 13-year-old girl has reportedly been transferred to a women’s prison after he began “sometimes” identifying as transgender. Read more here.
South Dakota Health Secretary Fired After Gov Discovers Transgender Group’s Contract. South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem announced the retirement of her state health secretary days after the governor discovered that the state Health Department had contracted with a transgender activist group that will host a “gender summit.” Read more here.
‘Detransitioning’ Becomes Growing Choice Among Young Americans. A growing number of young adults in the U.S. are choosing to “detransition” after feeling they were rushed into chemical or surgical “gender transitions.” Read more here.
South Carolina Group Forces Pediatric Gender Clinic to Shut Down. A pediatric gender clinic has ceased operations after the South Carolina Freedom Caucus submitted a Freedom of Information Act request and proposed legislation combatting “sex-change” surgeries. Read more here.
Mom Says Maine Social Worker Began Secret ‘Gender Transition’ for 13-Year-Old Girl. A Maine mother demanded the resignation of several public school officials following her discovery that a school social worker had begun secretly “transitioning” her 13-year-old daughter’s gender. Read more here.
Court Upholds Connecticut’s Transgender Athlete Policy. A federal appeals court dismissed a challenge to Connecticut’s policy of allowing biological males who identify as female to compete in girls’ high school sports. Read more here.
Transgender-Identifying Student Charged for Violent Assault of Two Girls in School Bathroom. A transgender-identifying high school student has been charged after allegedly assaulting two female students in the girls’ bathroom at an Oklahoma high school, leaving them with injuries. Read more here.
U.S. TSA Spends Millions on ‘Non-Binary Screening Systems.’ The Transportation Security Administration has been spending $18.6 million it received in funding in order to develop, test and deploy “non-binary screening systems,” according to a new report. Read more here.
Ohio’s Bid to Protect Women’s Sports Fails. The Ohio House of Representatives failed to pass a bill that would have banned transgender-identifying athletes from competing in sports outside of their biological gender. Read more here.
Oregon Govt Student Health Survey Asks 11-Year-Olds If They Are Transgender. The Oregon Department of Education is administering a student health survey that asks students as young as 11 years old to identify their gender identity from a list of about ten options. Read more here.
Ohio Board of Ed Passes Resolution Opposing Biden’s Changes to Title IX. After months of debate, Ohio’s State Board of Education voted to push back against the Biden Administration’s plan to add gender identity as a protected class under Title IX. Read more here.
Transgender-Identifying Toddler Is Hero of UK Children’s Book. A fictional transgender-identifying toddler who ignores their parents’ wishes is a hero of Stonewall’s new children’s reading list. Read more here.
Norwegian Filmmaker Faces Up to Three Years in Prison for Affirming Biological Sex. A Norwegian filmmaker and actress is facing up to three years in prison on criminal hate speech charges after saying that a man cannot become a lesbian. Read more here.
Biden Denounces States That Limit Child Gender Surgeries. During his speech at the signing of the Respect for Marriage Act, President Joe Biden said it’s time to “challenge the hundreds of callous, cynical laws introduced in the states targeting transgender children.” Read more here.
Philadelphia Schools Reviewing Policy to Allow Biological Males to Compete in Girls’ Sports. A Philadelphia school district is planning to review language in its existing policy for transgender-identifying student participation on single-sex sports teams. Read more here.
U.S. Congresswoman Introduces Bill to Protect Parents Who Refuse to ‘Transition’ Their Child’s Gender. Rep. Virginia Foxx introduced a bill that would protect parents from losing custody of a child if they refuse to allow the child to undergo social or medical “gender transitions.” Read more here.
Three Sue to Strike Georgia Ban on ‘Gender-Affirming Care.’ Two state employees and a public school media clerk are suing the state of Georgia, saying state health insurance illegally discriminates by refusing to pay for “gender transition” health care. Read more here.
Studies on Transgender Medicine for Kids Compromised by ‘Placebo Effect,’ Researcher Argues. Studies that purport to find health benefits for children who undergo so-called “gender-affirming” medical interventions are compromised by the placebo effect, according to a recent peer-reviewed analysis. Read more here.
Woman Reportedly Left Concussed as Biological Male Player Slams Her During Hockey Game. A biological female athlete was left concussed after a biological male pushed her to the ground during a National Hockey League-sponsored “All-Trans Draft Tournament” in Wisconsin. Read more here.
UK Journalist Quits Guardian Over ‘Trans Gagging Order.’ After 22 years reporting for The Guardian, columnist Hadley Freeman resigned in protest over what she described as “bias in the progressive media on transgender ideology.” Read more here.
Detransitioning Woman Speaks Out About Struggles After Irreversible Surgery. After beginning her “gender transition” as a young girl and undergoing a double mastectomy at 18 years old, now 24-year-old Prisha Mosley is detransitioning and speaking out about her struggles. Read more here.
Lawsuit Filed by Ohio Teacher Fired for Refusing to Use Preferred Pronouns. An Ohio middle school teacher sued her school district, accusing them of violating her First Amendment rights after she was abruptly fired for refusing to affirm students’ stated gender identities or use their preferred pronouns. Read more here.
Cambridge Dictionary Adds ‘Transgender-Inclusive’ Definition of ‘Woman.’ The Cambridge Dictionary has added a supplementary definition of “woman” that includes an adult “who lives and identifies as female though they may have been said to have a different sex at birth.” Read more here.
Cross-Dressing Book Given to Pre-K Students Forces Kansas District to Revamp Vetting Process. A school district in Kansas City that gave preschoolers a book on cross-dressing has changed its procedures for giving out books after news of the incident surfaced. Read more here.
San Francisco Public Schools Partnered With Local Children’s Hospital for Transgender Trainings. The University of California, San Francisco’s Benioff Children’s Hospital has provided trainings to the staff of the San Francisco Unified School District on responding to transgender-identifying students and their parents’ concerns, new internal documents shows. Read more here.
UK Govt Could Challenge Scottish Gender Change Law. Downing Street has not ruled out mounting a court challenge to a law set to be passed later this month by the Scottish Parliament, which will allow people to change their legal gender based on self-identification. Read more here.
Biden Admin May Charge Transgender Ideology Critics as International Criminals. In a recently released memorandum, the Biden White House opened the door to charge foreign opponents of transgender ideology with crimes against humanity. Read more here.
Pennsylvania Bans Discrimination Based on Gender Identity or Expression. Pennsylvania’s Independent Regulatory Review Commission approved a change to the state’s nondiscrimination policy, redefining sex to include “sex assigned at birth” and gender identity or expression. Read more here.
Multiple U.S. States Crack Down on ‘Gender-Affirming’ Treatments for Minors. More than half of states in the U.S. have either passed or attempted to pass bills restricting access to so-called “gender-affirming” treatments for minors amid a growing legal debate on the topic. Read more here.
California Math Professor Under Investigation for Opposing ‘Gender-Affirming’ Procedures on Children. Sacramento City College launched a full investigation of a math professor who argued against pushing “gender-affirming” surgeries and hormone blockers on children. Read more here.
UN Agencies Say Self-Identification Sufficient for ‘Sex Change’ in Prison. Several UN agencies have issued a brief stating that a man who self-identifies as a woman must be treated as a woman, even in prison, regardless of legal identification or biological characteristics. Read more here.
American Girl Stands Firm on Gender Ideology in Body Image Guidebook Amid Heavy Criticism. Despite receiving fierce backlash, American Girl is standing by the content of a new guidebook that pushes children struggling with body image issues to ask their doctors for transgender support. Read more here.
California Community Petitions to Remove School Board Member Opposed to Transgenderism. Residents of Paso Robles, California are petitioning for a special election to replace a school board member who rejected transgender ideology in a Facebook post. Read more here.
Gender Neutral Bathrooms to Be Required in West Hollywood. The West Hollywood City Council unanimously approved a measure requiring that all multi-stall restrooms in new construction or significant renovations to businesses be gender neutral. Read more here.
NC School Board Held Closed Door Presentation on Hiding ‘Gender Transitions’ From Parents. A North Carolina school board held a presentation detailing the district’s transgender policy, stating that the school has no obligation to report a student’s change in gender identity to their parents. Read more here.
Champions of Gender Self-ID Bill Bankrolled by Scottish Govt. The Scottish government is reportedly giving significant funding to vocal supporters of its gender self-identification bill. Read more here.
New Clinical Guidance Offers Therapeutic Alternative to ‘Affirming’ Gender Dysphoric Youth. A network of mental health professionals wrote a new clinical guide for adolescents struggling with gender dysphoria, offering an alternative to “affirming” a minor’s transgender identity. Read more here.
American Girl Book Tells Young Girls They Can Change Gender. Popular doll brand American Girl is being slammed for a new book that trumpets how prepubescent girls can change their gender. Read more here.
Louisiana Teacher Posts on Social Media That Confusing Students About Gender Identity is ‘Enjoyable.’ A transgender-identifying Louisiana teacher posted on Facebook how confusing students about gender identity was “enjoyable.” Read more here.
Minnesota Teacher Asks Students What Pronouns to Use When Speaking to Parents. A middle school teacher from Minneapolis, Minnesota gave her class a survey about their names and preferred pronouns, including a question on which pronoun should be used when talking to a student’s parents. Read more here.
Oklahoma Legislator Moves to Ban ‘Gender Transition’ Procedures for Anyone Under 21. An Oklahoma state legislator introduced a bill which would ban “gender transition” procedures from being provided to anyone under the age of 21. Read more here.
Memphis Hospital Says Halt to Transgender Procedures Is Temporary. A Memphis hospital says it has paused, not stopped, its “gender-affirming” services in response to possible legal action by civil rights advocates who argue the hospital’s move is illegal and discriminatory. Read more here.
Biden Official Calls on Doctors to Become ‘Ambassadors’ to Normalize Transgenderism. The Biden Administration’s Assistant Secretary for Health Rachel Levine called on doctors to serve as “ambassadors” in the attempt to normalize transgenderism. Read more here.
Biden Official Says Taxpayer Money Should Pay for ‘Gender Transition’ Surgeries for Kids. U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra said that the Biden administration supports using taxpayer dollars to cover the cost of “gender transition” surgeries for minors. Read more here.
Sturgeon Dismisses UN Warning on Scotland’s Gender Reform as ‘Not Well-Founded.’ Nicola Sturgeon has dismissed calls to suspend her radical overhaul to gender laws in Scotland and branded warnings from a United Nations human rights expert as “not well-founded.” Read more here.
UK Govt Watchdog Launches Formal Investigation Into Transgender Activist Group. The UK Charity Commission launched a full statutory inquiry into the transgender advocacy group Mermaids after identifying concerns about its governance and management. Read more here.
Boston Children’s Admits Teens Are Pursuing ‘Gender-Affirming’ Surgery. A psychologist at the Boston Children’s Hospital’s Gender Multispeciality Clinic admitted that children as young as 14 years old start pursuing surgeries to “transition” genders. Read more here.
Wisconsin Children’s Hospital Slammed for Hiring Transgender Activist as a Chaplain. Children’s Wisconsin hospital, located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has engendered anger after hiring a transgender activist as a chaplain. Read more here.
Cambridge Professor Says It’s ‘Legitimate’ to Believe Jesus Had a ‘Trans Body.’ The dean of Trinity College at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom is under fire for defending a sermon by a graduate student that said Jesus Christ had a “trans body.” Read more here.
Irish Parliament Installs Feminine Hygiene Products in Men’s Bathroom. A vending machine distributing free tampons has been installed in at least one men’s bathroom in Ireland’s parliament building. Read more here.
SNP Urged to ‘Suspend’ Gender Recognition Plans After UN Concerns. The Scottish Conservatives have renewed their call for gender recognition proposals to be put on hold, pointing to a United Nations official raising concerns about the plans. Read more here.
Scotland’s Gender Reform Bill Moves to Final Stage of Holyrood Scrutiny. The gender self-identification policy in Scotland has moved on to the final stage of parliamentary scrutiny before becoming law. Read more here.
Oregon School District Moves Meetings Online as Parents Air Concerns About Gender Ideology. Parents in Oregon’s North Clackamas School District are outraged over the board’s decision to go virtual amid community outrage over radical gender ideology taught in area schools. Read more here.
Ohio School District Sued for Transgender Bathroom Policy. An Ohio school district is facing a lawsuit from a group of Muslim and Christian parents after allowing students to use bathrooms corresponding to their stated gender identity rather than their biological sex. Read more here.
Psychologist Files Brief Against Maryland School District Hiding ‘Transitions’ From Parents. A transgender-identifying clinical psychologist has joined the legal fight against a Maryland school district over its policy that permits teachers to hide a student’s gender identity from parents. Read more here.
Gender Identity School Policy Leads to Recall Elections for Maine School Board Members. Two school board members from Maine’s Oxford Hills School District are facing recall elections over their support for a controversial gender identity school policy. Read more here.
UN Says Scotland’s Gender Reforms Could ‘Open Door’ for Abuse of Women. The United Nations has criticized Nicola Sturgeon over Scotland’s gender self-identification reform plans for teenagers, saying they could put the safety of women at risk. Read more here.
Activist Groups Urge Ed Dept to Investigate Schools ‘Targeting’ Transgender-Identifying Students. A coalition of seven civil rights groups filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education accusing two school districts in Texas of discriminating against transgender and “gender non-conforming” students. Read more here.
Cypress House Considers Gender Identity Bill. Cyprus Justice Minister Stephie Dracou presented a “groundbreaking” bill which will allow individuals to change their legal gender based on self-identification. Read more here.
Report Shows Gender Imbalance Emerging Among Transgender-Identifying Teens. Biological female adolescents account for a significant majority of minors receiving “gender-affirming care,” fueling debate about the influence of peer groups and social media. Read more here.
U.S. Professor Sues University of Louisville for Alleged Termination Due to His Views on Gender. Professor Allan Josephson has sued the University of Louisville for wrongful termination after he was allegedly fired for participating in a panel discussion on gender dysphoria. Read more here.
Rhode Island School Official Declares That Using the Wrong Pronoun Is an ‘Act of Psychological Violence.’ A Rhode Island elected school board official came under fire for claiming that intentionally “misgendering” someone is an “act of violence” that “needs to be dealt with accordingly.” Read more here.
Transgender-Identifying U.S. Official Sought Justification for Performing ‘Sex Changes’ on Children. A top Biden healthcare official sought out justification for performing “sex change” operations on children during the official’s previous role leading a state health agency, according to newly obtained emails. Read more here.
Report Highlights Growing Trend of Gender Dysphoric Patients Seeking ‘Bigenital Anatomy.’ A new report highlights a growing trend of transgender-identifying and “non-binary” individuals undergoing surgeries to have both male and female genitalia. Read more here.
Washington Biological Male Runner Dominates Competition in Female Category. A year after finishing in 72nd place as a freshman in a boy’s cross-country race, the now-sophomore transgender-identifying student is running in female races and dominating the new competition. Read more here.
U.S. Teacher’s Union Authored Pronoun Guide for Using ‘Ze’ and ‘Zir.’ The National Education Association has authored a guide for union members on how to properly use pronouns in an “affirming” manner, including the pronouns “ze” and “zir.” Read more here.
San Francisco Launches Program to Pay Transgender-Identifying Residents Monthly Stipend. San Francisco has launched the “Guaranteed Income for Trans People” program which provides a monthly payment to transgender-identifying residents. Read more here.
NHS Scotland Report Recommends ‘Removing Barriers’ to ‘Gender-Affirming Care.’ NHS Scotland is planning to fast-track gender-confused people into irreversible cross-sex hormones and surgeries by “removing barriers” to the drugs and procedures. Read more here.
Wisconsin Teacher Sues School District After Being Fired for Speaking Out Against Gender Ideology. Wisconsin public school counselor Marissa Darlingh is suing Milwaukee Public Schools for firing her after she denounced gender ideology at a public rally in April. Read more here.
EHRC Recommends Excluding Minors From Gender Self-ID Plans. The Equality and Human Rights Commission has urged the Scottish government to exclude 16- and 17-year-olds from its radical plans to make changing legal sex easier. Read more here.
Detransitioner Announces Lawsuit Against Oregon Gender Clinics for Expediting Surgery. Detransitioner Camille Kiefel is suing a social worker, therapist, and their respective clinics in Oregon for overlooking her mental health challenges and fast-tracking her “non-binary” double mastectomy surgery. Read more here.
Ticketing Site Wages ‘Campaign of Cancellation’ Against Gender-Critical Events. Ticketing website Eventbrite has been accused of conducting a “campaign of cancellation” after pulling tickets for multiple events critical of transgender ideology over fears they could spread “hateful” views. Read more here.
Scotland NHS Proposes Moving Away From ‘Gendered Healthcare.’ A report proposing new NHS treatment guidelines in Scotland suggests “a general move away from gendered healthcare” and warns that transgender-identifying people may avoid attending clinics if they are targeted as a certain sex. Read more here.
Virginia Lawmaker Introduces Transgender Sports Law. A Virginia legislator has introduced a measure to bar transgender-identifying athletes in the state from competing on school sports teams consistent with their gender identity. Read more here.
Court Won’t Reconsider Block of Arkansas Transgender Health Care Law. The Eighth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said it won’t reconsider its ruling temporarily blocking Arkansas from enforcing its ban on “gender-affirming care” for children. Read more here.
Texas Bills Seek to Add Criminal Penalties to ‘Gender-Affirming Care,’ Drag Performances. Texas lawmakers pre-filed several bills aiming to ban “gender-affirming health care” for youth and subject drag performances to the same rigorous standards as nightclubs and bars. Read more here.
New York Gov Announces ‘Transgender Awareness Month.’ New York Gov. Kathy Hochul proclaimed November to be Transgender Awareness Month “to celebrate the trans community in New York State and across the country.” Read more here.
Texas School Board Votes to Make Students Use Bathroom of Biological Sex. The Frisco Independent School District in Texas unanimously voted to adopt a policy that would see students use bathrooms and changing facilities according to their biological sex. Read more here.
Disney Hosts ‘She-They,’ ‘Merperson’ Drag Queen Lecture for Employees. Disney reportedly hosted an employee event that featured a “Two-Spirt,” “She-They,” “Merperson” Drag Queen lecturing about their conundrum of an identity. Read more here.
Medical Professionals Admit Puberty Blockers for Kids May Cause Long-Term Harm. A growing number of medical professionals are questioning the safety and reversibility of puberty blockers when taken by young children, according to a recent analysis commissioned by the New York Times. Read more here.
U.S. Federal Judge Rules That Forcing Doctors to Treat Patients Based on Gender Identity is Unlawful. A federal judge issued a decision declaring that the Biden Administration’s directive requiring doctors to provide transgender medical services is unlawful. Read more here.
Tennessee Legislature Introduces ‘Protecting Children From Gender Mutilation Act.’ Tennessee legislators introduced a bill that would ban any medical treatment which enables a minor to “identify with, or live as, a purported identity inconsistent with the minor’s sex.” Read more here.
Stonewall Urges UK Employers to Give Staff Two Email Addresses So They Can Swap Gender Identities. LGBT activist group Stonewall is urging employers to let transgender-identifying staff have two email addresses to swap gender identities on different days. Read more here.
Gettysburg College Postpones Event for People Tired of ‘White Cis Men.’ Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania has postponed a painting and writing event hosted by its Gender Sexuality and Resource Center for people who are “Tired of White cis men.” Read more here.
Biological Male Crushes Female Competition in Elite Women’s Cycling Event. A biological male who reportedly began “the physical process of gender transition” in 2019 placed first in a female category at the Union Cycliste Internationale’s Verge Northampton International Cyclocross. Read more here.
Pro-Transgender Film for Children Sponsored by Pharmaceutical Company That Creates Feminizing Drug. A pro-transgender propaganda film for children called “Mama Has a Mustache” was sponsored by Bayer, a pharmaceutical company that produces drugs that are used to feminize men who identify as transgender. Read more here.
New Data Emerge of 1,100 Adolescent ‘Gender-Affirming’ Mastectomies in U.S. A new study of nationwide hospital databases found that at least 1,130 adolescents between 2016 and 2019 received “gender-affirming” chest surgeries in the U.S. Read more here.
Detransitioner Announces Lawsuit Against Hospital That Performed ‘Gender Transition’ Surgery. Detransitioner Chloe Cole, now 18 years old, announced that she would be filing a lawsuit against the hospital and affiliated medical group that facilitated her hormone therapy and gender surgery as a minor. Read more here.
Ontario School Board Concludes It Can’t Implement Dress Code After Male Teacher Wears Giant Fake Breasts. Ontario’s Halton District School Board has decided that a male shop teacher can continue wearing enormous breast prosthetics while teaching children following an uproar from parents and students. Read more here.
Scottish Govt Back in Court Over Definition of ‘Woman.’ A campaign group has taken the Scottish government back to court over its definition of “woman” in legislation promoting gender balance on boards. Read more here.
Doc Who Favors Pediatric ‘Gender Transitions’ Called Out for False Claims. A key witness who testified on behalf of pediatric “gender-affirming” care to the Florida joint medical board committee made a series of false and misleading claims, according to the Society for Evidence Based Gender Medicine. Read more here.
Biological Male Teen Wins Beauty Pageant Sponsored by Miss America. A transgender-identifying male beauty pageant contestant took home the title of Miss Greater Derry 2023 in New Hampshire. Read more here.
Elementary School Bans Teachers From Telling Parents About Child’s Gender Identity. The Upper Moreland School District in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania “Code of Conduct” tells elementary school teachers that they should not share a student’s change in gender identity with their parents unless instructed by the student to do so. Read more here.
Tennessee Introduces Legislation to Ban Transgender Treatments for Minors. Tennessee lawmakers filed a bill which would effectively bar doctors from prescribing puberty blockers and cross-sex hormones or performing gender-related surgeries on minors for the purpose of medical “transition.” Read more here.
UK NHS Staff Trained on Gender Identity Spectrum. NHS staff have been pushed to affirm the so-called gender identity of those who claim to be “demigender” and “femme-butch,” leaked training materials have revealed. Read more here.
Colorado Archdiocese Advises Catholic Schools Against Enrolling Transgender-Identifying Students. The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Denver has issued guidance to Catholic schools advising them against enrolling students who desire to be affirmed in the opposite sex. Read more here.
Michigan, Vermont Ballot Measures May Push Transgenderism for Kids, Critics Warn. Hidden in the language of proposed state constitutional amendments in Michigan and Vermont is a “right” to transgender medical interventions that would undermine parental rights and make children vulnerable to “gender-affirming treatments.” Read more here.
Canadian Political Party Leader Denounces Gender Ideology. People’s Party of Canada leader Maxime Bernier has emphatically stated that there are two genders and two sexes, and that basic reality should not be so controversial. Read more here.
Chicago Tech Company Mandates Employee Training in Transgender Ideology. A Chicago-based AdTech company is requiring all employees to attend training sessions on transgender ideology in order to become a “trans ally.” Read more here.
Florida Bans Puberty Blockers and ‘Gender Reassignment’ Surgery for Minors. The Florida Board of Medicine and State Board of Osteopathic Medicine voted to ban puberty blockers and “gender reassignment” surgery as treatments for transgender-identifying minors in the state. Read more here.
Colorado Elementary School Officials Hid Student ‘Transition’ From Parents, Emails Show. Officials at an elementary school in Fort Collins, Colorado discussed how to defy the wishes of parents who did not want the school to accommodate their child’s request to “transition” to a different gender socially. Read more here.
Spanish Socialists Seek to Amend Transgender Bill. The Spanish ruling socialist party PSOE wants to amend the so-called “Trans Law” by requiring minors under 16 to appear before a judge before changing their legal sex. Read more here.
U.S. Beauty Pageant Has Right to Bar Transgender-Identifying Participants, Judge Rules. The operator of the beauty pageant Miss United States of America cannot be forced to include biological men who identify as women in their competition, a federal court ruled. Read more here.
Staff at Scottish Gender Clinic Tried for Years to Raise Safety Concerns. Staff at Scotland’s under-fire Sandyford clinic have tried to raise concerns about treatment there for five years, according to newly released documents. Read more here.
Virginia Teacher Asks Court to Restore Suit on Student Pronouns. Lawyers for a high school French teacher who was fired after he refused to use a student’s preferred pronouns argued before the Supreme Court of Virginia that the school violated his constitutional right to speak freely and exercise his religion. Read more here.
Scotland Transgender Activists Accused of Promoting Chest Binders to Girls. The Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator is looking into LGBT Youth Scotland after it emerged that one of its advisers allegedly shared information on chest binding with a child. Read more here.
Poll: Large Majority of Americans Oppose Candidates Who Support Transgender Procedures for Youth. A new poll found that more than 70 percent of American voters in the 2022 midterm elections are not likely to vote for a candidate who supports allowing minors to undergo “gender transition” procedures. Read more here.
Pennsylvania Spends Millions on ‘Sex-Change’ Services for Children. The state of Pennsylvania has spent $16.7 million in taxpayer money on “sex-change” surgeries and other “gender transition” services for children since 2015, according to a report from the Pennsylvania Family Council. Read more here.
Children as Young as Nine Prescribed Puberty Blockers at Scottish Gender Clinic. A report into Scotland’s national gender identity service found that 79 children between nine and 18 years old were referred for puberty-suppressing drugs. Read more here.
Coach Suspended for ‘Misgendering’ Student Files Lawsuit. A Vermont middle school coach and his daughter have filed a lawsuit after school officials suspended them for allegedly targeting and “misgendering” a transgender-identified student who entered the girl’s locker room. Read more here.
Dutch Increasingly Critical About Transgender Law. Dutch citizens have become more critical of a proposal that would make it easier for transgender-identifying people to change their gender on birth certificates and identity papers. Read more here.
American Nurses Assoc Opposes Laws Criminalizing ‘Gender-Affirming Care.’ The American Nurses Association issued a statement opposing laws or policies that place restrictions on transgender health care or criminalize “gender-affirming care.” Read more here.
UK Teacher Fired for Opposing Transgender Policies Can’t Seek Judicial Review. A High Court judge in the UK refused permission for a judicial review sought by a primary school teacher fired after voicing safeguarding concerns about her school’s affirmation of an 8-year-old transgender-identified student. Read more here.
Some Virginia School Boards Opposing New Transgender Policies. Some school boards in Virginia are formally expressing their opposition to new transgender guidelines from the Virginia Department of Education which would put more authority in the hands of parents and alter rules for bathrooms and locker rooms. Read more here.
Florida Board of Medicine Votes to Ban Pediatric ‘Gender-Affirming Care.’ The Florida Board of Medicine and the Florida Board of Osteopathic Medicine Joint Rules/Legislative Committee voted to prohibit minors from receiving puberty blockers, cross-sex hormones, and “gender-affirming” surgeries. Read more here.
‘Gender-Affirming’ Psychiatrist’s Popular Article Updated After Fact-Check Reveals Misleading Claims. A popular article by Dr. Jack Turban claiming to show mental health benefits from “gender-affirming care” has been updated by the publisher after it was shown to contain distortions and misleading information. Read more here.
Public Comments Flood Virginia Over Plan to Acknowledge Students’ Biological Sex Over Gender Identity. Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s proposed reversal of his predecessor’s transgender policies, which let students use restrooms and participate in sports based on their gender identity, garnered nearly 72,000 comments during the public comment period. Read more here.
Scottish Govt’s Gender Self-ID Bill Passes First Stage. The Scottish government’s bill to allow people as young as 16 to choose their own legal sex has passed its stage one debate in Holyrood. Read more here.
West Virginia to Allow Birth Certificate Gender Marker Changes Without Court Order. West Virginia has agreed to amend its policies to allow transgender-identified individuals to more easily change the gender marker on their birth certificates as part of a legal settlement with the American Civil Liberties Union. Read more here.
Mainline Protestant Church Adds ‘Non-Binary/Genderqueer’ to Official Membership Statistics. The Office of General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church USA recently announced that it will be adding a “nonbinary/genderqueer” category to its annual report regarding church demographics. Read more here.
UK Teacher’s Union Claims Challenging Radical Gender Ideology Is ‘Transphobic.’ The UK’s largest teaching union has proposed that discussing the importance of single-sex spaces with gender-confused staff and students should be shut down as “transphobic.” Read more here.
Man Crowned Glamour Brazil’s ‘Woman of the Year.’ Glamour Magazine Brazil announced the winners of their Generation Glamour awards, and the honorees featured two biological men, including an influencer named Linn da Quebrada, who brought home “Woman of the Year.” Read more here.
Transgender Activist Buys Miss Universe Organization. A transgender business owner and activist from Thailand has purchased the Miss Universe Organization for $20 million. Read more here.
Study: Children’s ‘Sex-Change’ Chest Reconstructions Up Nearly 400 Percent in U.S. The number of surgical “sex-change” chest reconstructions on transgender-identifying minors has drastically increased in recent years, according to a research study. Read more here.
Cambridge Draws Criticism for Gender-Neutral German Curriculum. The University of Cambridge in the UK has encouraged students to implement “inclusive language” and “to use gender- and non-binary-inclusive language” when addressing students and colleagues, both in writing and in speech in English and in German. Read more here.
Indiana Parents Lose Custody After Refusing to ‘Affirm’ Child’s Gender Identity. The Court of Appeals in Indiana upheld a trial court’s decision to remove a child from their family’s home because the parents did not acknowledge the child’s transgender identity. Read more here.
Spanish Medical Societies Revolt Against Proposed Transgender Law. Leading medical institutions in Spain are speaking out against the newly proposed “Trans Law” that would allow minors to self-declare as transgender and access irreversible medical transition procedures. Read more here.
Scottish Govt Org Reported to Regulator for Breast Binding Advice to Children. A charity that is funded to support LGBT young people in Scotland is being investigated for promoting the controversial practice of breast binding. Read more here.
New Irish Law Will Criminalize ‘Incitement to Hatred’ Against Transgender-Identifying People. A new Irish law will add gender identity to a list of characteristics protected from discrimination, thereby criminalizing “incitement to hatred” against transgender-identifying people. Read more here.
UK Olympians: ‘Whole Generation’ of Girls to Lose Out on Medals Due to Transgender Policies. Women’s sports “no longer exist” in the UK, and a generation of girls could miss out on medals thanks to “ludicrous” transgender policies, Olympians have warned. Read more here.
NPR Claims Transgender-Identifying Inmates Need Access to ‘Gender-Affirming’ Care. Taxpayer-funded media organization NPR argued that transgender-identifying inmates deserve access to “gender-affirming” health care while behind bars. Read more here.
UK Doctors Receive Training in Gender Identities. Doctors in the National Health Service of England are receiving training about “gender unicorns” and learning about gender identities such as neutrois, polygender, and demigender. Read more here.
NHS England Abandons ‘Gender-Affirming’ Model of Care. England’s National Health Service has proposed new guidelines for treating transgender-identifying youth, abandoning their previous endorsement of the “gender-affirming” model of care for a more cautious approach. Read more here.
Biden Says He’s in Favor of Minors Getting Irreversible ‘Sex-Change’ Treatment. President Joe Biden said he opposes states restricting access to irreversible “sex-change” treatment for minors, saying states that are putting forth restrictions are “outrageous” and “immoral.” Read more here.
Tennessee State Police Estimate Up to 3,000 Attended ‘Rally to End Child Mutilation.’ Tennessee state police estimate that the crowd at Daily Wire host Matt Walsh’s “Rally to End Child Mutilation” drew up to 3,000 people in attendance, overwhelmingly supporting the cause. Read more here.
UK Transgender-Identifying Comedian Strips Naked on Live TV. A British comedian who identifies as transgender recently went on live television where he sang, stripped naked, and played a keyboard with his bare male genitalia. Read more here.
Poll: Nearly 80 Percent of American Voters Oppose Transgender Procedures on Minors. A new poll found that nearly 80 percent of voters believe that minors should be required to wait until they are adults to pursue transgender “sex-change” procedures. Read more here.
Hundreds of U.S. Health Workers, Parents Sign Declaration Condemning Leading Transgender Group. Hundreds of medical professionals and concerned parents signed a declaration condemning the World Professional Association for Transgender Health over concerns about ethics, child safeguarding and the mischaracterization of scientific data. Read more here.
SSA Allows People to Choose Their Own Gender on Forms. The Social Security Administration announced that Americans can now select the gender they identify with, rather than their biological sex, when filling out records. Read more here.
Tennessee Officials Disavow State-Created Task Force Over ‘Extreme’ Transgender Activism. Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and other officials disavowed a state-created HIV task force that was designed to help transgender-identifying individuals but has since expanded in scope to promote transgender surgeries and abortion. Read more here.
D.C. Preschool Sends Home Talking Points Following Transgender-Identifying Teacher’s Pregnancy. A Washington, D.C. private preschool offered pointers to parents on discussing transgenderism following the announcement that a biologically female teacher who identifies as male is pregnant. Read more here.
Vermont District Suspends Soccer Coach for ‘Misgendering’ Student. A Vermont school district under fire for allowing a biological male student to use the girls’ locker room has suspended a father from his position as soccer coach for using male pronouns to refer to the transgender-identifying student. Read more here.
Poll Finds Strong Opposition to Scottish Gender Self-ID Plans. A Sunday Times poll has revealed widespread opposition to Scottish legislation that will make it easier and quicker for people to change their legal gender. Read more here.
Florida Board of Ed Adopts Transgender Restroom Policy. The Florida Board of Education approved a rule preventing public and charter schools in the state from allowing students to use the restroom or locker room consistent with their gender identity without first alerting district parents. Read more here.
PA Middle School Tells Teachers to Hide Students’ Preferred Pronouns From Parents. Teachers at a Pennsylvania middle school have been instructed to address their students by their preferred names and pronouns but to not inform students’ parents about any gender identity changes, according to an internal email. Read more here.
Georgetown Med School Pushes Hormone Therapy for Minors. Georgetown University’s School of Medicine is teaching its students to administer puberty blockers and hormone therapy to minors, falsely claiming that puberty blockers are “fully reversible.” Read more here.
NHS England Drafts New Guidelines for Treating Children With Gender Dysphoria. NHS England drafted new guidelines for treating children with gender dysphoria which would see local authorities alerted in cases where young people obtain hormone therapies or puberty blockers on the private market. Read more here.
Female High School Volleyball Player Suffers Severe Injuries Playing Against Transgender-Identifying Opponent. A female high school volleyball player in North Carolina recently suffered severe injuries to her head and neck after a biological male opponent who identifies as female spiked a ball into her face. Read more here.
Ulta Beauty Podcast on Girlhood Features Two Biological Males, No Women. Ulta Beauty sparked controversy by inviting transgender influencer Dylan Mulvaney, a biological male who identifies as female, as a podcast guest for the episode “The Beauty of … Girlhood.” Read more here.
Wyoming Sorority Accepts Biological Male Into Sisterhood. The University of Wyoming’s chapter of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority became the first in school history to accept a biological male who identifies as female into its sisterhood. Read more here.
Court to Decide Whether Arkansas Can Ban ‘Gender-Affirming’ Procedures for Minors. The first-ever trial over a state ban on “gender-affirming” procedures for minors is underway in Arkansas after families of four transgender-identifying youth and two doctors sued to challenge the law. Read more here.
UN Rejects Stonewall’s Bid to Downgrade Britain’s Equality Watchdog. The Equality and Human Rights Commission will retain its A-status after the United Nations rejected a bid led by Stonewall to downgrade them for allegedly failing to protect “transgender rights.” Read more here.
NHS Scotland Still Sending Children to Transgender Activists Despite Safeguarding Concerns. Vulnerable children are being referred to Mermaids by the Scottish NHS and police despite the transgender charity being under investigation over safeguarding concerns. Read more here.
UK Teacher Fired for Refusing to Call Girl by Boy’s Name Launches Judicial Review. A UK primary school teacher who lost her job after she refused to address an eight-year-old female pupil with a male name and pronouns has launched legal action against the school’s governors and the local council. Read more here.
Massive Florida Medical Center Boasted of Helping Minor Get ‘Gender-Affirming’ Surgery. UF Health, a medical network affiliated with the University of Florida, boasted about helping a child with gender dysphoria undergo hormone blockers and surgeries in a testimonial on their website. Read more here.
U.S. Hospitals Caught Providing ‘Gender-Affirming Care’ to Minors Hide Actions by Deleting Websites. Hospitals and medical centers exposed for performing questionable treatments on gender-confused minors, including “sex change” surgeries and chemical castration, consistently rushed to delete publicly available information from their websites. Read more here.
UK LGA Withdraws ‘Inclusive Language’ Guide. An “inclusive language” guide drawn up by the Local Government Association and sent to councils across England and Wales has been withdrawn amid a storm of protest. Read more here.
U.S. Hospital Assigned ‘Trans Buddies’ to Pressure Doctors Into Affirming Children’s Gender Identity. The Vanderbilt University Medical Center matched transgender-identifying patients, including children, with transgender patient advocates to help them through the medical process as part of its “Trans Buddy” program. Read more here.
Parents Stand Up to Virginia School Board Over Transgender Student Policy. Parents attended a Loudoun County school board meeting to demand schools comply with new guidelines which say parents must sign off on changes to their child’s gender identity. Read more here.
Researcher Debunks Claim Youth’s Mental Health Improves With ‘Gender-Affirming Care.’ Claims that scientific studies show clear mental health benefits of “gender-affirming” medical treatments for transgender-identifying youth are exaggerated and misleading, according to a new analysis. Read more here.
Biological Male Prisoners Should No Longer Be Held in Women’s Prisons, UK Justice Secretary Announces. Transgender-identifying prisoners “with male genitalia” should no longer be held in women’s prisons, Justice Secretary Brandon Lewis has announced. Read more here.
Chile Issues First Identity Document to Person Who Identifies as ‘Non-Binary.’ Chile’s Civil Registry has delivered the first identity card to a person who identifies as “non-binary” following a ruling by the Court of Appeals in his favor. Read more here.
UK EHRC Demands Clarity Over Impact of Scotland’s Gender Self-ID Plans. The Scottish government’s plans to allow people as young as 16 to choose their own legal sex could impact the rest of Great Britain, the Equality and Human Rights Commission has warned. Read more here.
U.S. Transgender Activists Train Doctors How to Break Down Parental Resistance to Child ‘Sex Changes.’ A pro-transgender medical organization provided a guide to health professionals teaching them how to pressure parents to accept their child’s transgender identity. Read more here.
Pennsylvania School District Sued for ‘Hostile’ Policies Toward Transgender-Identifying Students. The Pennsylvania American Civil Liberties Union filed a complaint accusing the state’s fourth-largest school district of illegal discrimination against transgender-identifying students. Read more here.
Ohio State School Board Schedules Vote Opposing Biden Title IX Regulations. The Ohio Board of Education has set up a vote on a resolution condemning the Biden administration’s planned expansion of Title IX to include gender identity and sexual orientation as protected classes. Read more here.
Nearly Half of Surveyed Students in Maryland District Identified as ‘Non-Binary.’ Survey data from Maryland’s Montgomery County Public Schools show that 45 percent of student respondents identify as “non-binary.” Read more here.
Pediatric Gender Clinic Guide to ‘Safe Tucking’ Distributed at ‘Pride Parade.’ A guide to “safe tucking,” a practice used by males who identify as transgender that “makes the genital area look smoother and flatter,” was passed out at the Burbank “Pride Parade.” Read more here.
Michigan Bill Seeks to Define ‘Gender-Affirming Care’ for Minors as Child Abuse. State Republican lawmakers in Michigan have introduced a bill that would amend the state’s penal code to classify “gender-affirming health care” for youth as first-degree child abuse. Read more here.
State AGs Warn DOJ Not to Prosecute Dissenting Voices on ‘Gender-Affirming Care’ for Minors. Thirteen state attorneys general delivered a letter to Merrick Garland demanding that the Department of Justice refrain from prosecuting individuals who question the wisdom of providing “gender-affirming care” to minors. Read more here.
Portuguese Children Can Choose Their Gender Under Proposed Law. A Portuguese draft law allows children as young as six years old to choose their own gender and allows school restroom use to correspond to a child’s chosen gender identity. Read more here.
Parents Lead Protests Against ‘Medical Transition’ of Minors Outside CA Pediatrics Convention. A parent-led group organized a protest outside the American Academy of Pediatrics conference in Southern California to object to the “medical transition” of transgender-identifying minors. Read more here.
U.S. Senators Warn Against Criminalizing Discourse on Gender Theory. A group of senators has responded to medical organizations urging the investigation of alleged “disinformation” on “gender-affirming care,” warning that such investigations would criminalize civil discourse. Read more here.
Federal Judge Rules Biden Admin’s LGBT Employee Protections Go Too Far. A federal judge in Texas ruled that the Biden administration overstepped in issuing protections for employees by allowing them to use bathrooms and pronouns based on their gender identity. Read more here.
U.S. State Dept Will Consider ‘Gender Transition Care’ for Workers Overseas. The U.S. State Department is pledging to “access resources for gender dysphoria and gender transition care” for its employees who are stationed in foreign countries and their families. Read more here.
Director of Boston Children’s Gender Clinic Says Puberty Blockers Are Given Out ‘Like Candy.’ Puberty blockers can cause infertility, yet they are given out to children “like candy,” a director of the Boston Children’s Hospital gender clinic admitted in an October 2020 presentation. Read more here.
Idaho DHW Denied Transgender-Identified Individuals From Receiving ‘Sex Change’ Procedures, Lawsuit Alleges. The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare allegedly blocked two individuals from receiving Medicaid coverage for their “gender reconstruction” surgery, according to a lawsuit. Read more here.
UK Transgender Schools Guidance Says Discussing Women’s Rights Could Be Offensive. Teachers who discuss sex-based women’s rights with transgender-identifying colleagues would be considered “transphobic” under a policy proposed by members of Britain’s largest teaching union. Read more here.
Biological Males Who Identify as Female Must Sign Up for U.S. Military Draft. A Selective Service policy requires all males between the ages of 18 and 25 to register for the military draft and explicitly includes men who identify as women. Read more here.
Vanderbilt Pediatric Gender Clinic Pauses ‘Gender Transition’ Surgeries on Minors. The Vanderbilt Pediatric Gender Clinic has agreed to pause all “gender transition” surgeries on minors, according to a letter from the clinic to a Tennessee lawmaker. Read more here.
Gender Dysphoria Diagnoses for U.S. Children Soared 70 Percent in 2021. Childhood gender dysphoria diagnoses soared 70 percent from 2020 to 2021, according to medical records of 330 million Americans analyzed by Komodo Health, Inc. Read more here.
U.S. Puberty Blocking Drug Companies Refuse to Conduct Safety Trials. Manufacturers that dominate the U.S. market for puberty blockers have repeatedly declined to conduct safety tests on the puberty blocking drug Lupron, according to a new report by Reuters. Read more here.
PA Biology Teacher Suspended for Violating Pronoun Policy Reinstated After Backlash. A school district near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania reversed course after receiving backlash for suspending a high school biology and anatomy teacher who reportedly refused to comply with the school’s preferred pronoun policy. Read more here.
U.S. State Lawmakers Warn Medical Facilities Performing Child ‘Sex Changes’ Face ‘Repercussions.’ Lawmakers across seven states signaled in a letter that they would inflict repercussions on medical facilities that perform so-called “gender-affirming care” on children. Read more here.
Holyrood Committee Approves Govt Plans for Gender Self-ID. A parliamentary committee has backed controversial Scottish government plans to allow people as young as 16 to choose their own legal sex, despite significant opposition. Read more here.
Boston Children’s Hospital Says Children Can Know They’re Transgender ‘From the Womb.’ Boston Children’s Hospital posted a video on their YouTube channel where a psychologist explains that “a good portion” of children she sees at the hospital’s gender clinic know their gender identity “from the womb.” Read more here.
Pennsylvania School District Sued for Discrimination Against ‘Gender-Nonconforming’ Students. The American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit against the Central Bucks School District, alleging they created a hostile environment by “deadnaming” and “misgendering” transgender-identifying students. Read more here.
Detransitioners Argue for ‘Medical Safeguarding’ of Kids in Letter to U.S. AG. A group of individuals – previously identified as transgender and desisted from their perceived identity – submitted a letter to U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland calling for the end of “gender-affirming” care for minors. Read more here.
Chicago Marathon Adds ‘Non-Binary’ Category for Runners. The Bank of America Chicago Marathon will feature “non-binary” runners in a category of their own for the first time. Read more here.
Medical Associations Ask Biden DOJ to Investigate Individuals Against ‘Gender-Affirming Care.’ Three of the nation’s leading medical associations asked the Department of Justice to investigate and prosecute journalists and parents who are concerned with hospitals and physicians who provide “gender-affirming” surgeries to minors. Read more here.
Transgender Surgery Poised to Become a Multi-Billion Dollar Industry. A recent report from Grand View Research suggests that the industry surrounding transgender surgeries is expected to reach $5 billion by the end of the decade. Read more here.
Oklahoma Gov Bars Child ‘Gender Transitions’ at OU and Calls for Statewide Ban. Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a law preventing the University of Oklahoma Children’s Hospital from providing “gender transition” services to minors and called on the state legislature to pass a statewide ban. Read more here.
Maine Children’s Hospital Offers ‘Gender-Affirming Care’ to Children. The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at the Maine Medical Center has a gender clinic that offers “gender-affirming hormone therapy” and other medical interventions to children to prevent natural biological development. Read more here.
UK Transgender Charity Trustee Quits Over Pedophile Group Link. A trustee of the UK transgender charity Mermaids has resigned after reports he spoke at a conference organized by a group that promotes support for pedophiles. Read more here.
U of VA Gender Clinic Offers Chemical Castration and Mastectomy Referrals for Minors. The University of Virginia Children’s Hospital features an adolescent “sex change” track that includes puberty blockers, cross-sex hormones, and double mastectomy referrals. Read more here.
LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus Asks HHS to Bolster Protections for ‘Transgender Health Care.’ The Congressional LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus’ Transgender Equality Task Force has voiced their support for proposed changes to a section of the Affordable Care Act that would bolster protections for “gender-affirming health care.” Read more here.
Virginia Transgender Activists Plan to ‘Rehome’ Gender-Confused Kids to ‘Queer-Friendly’ Guardians. The Pride Liberation Project, a Virginia transgender activist group, says it will help gender-confused students leave their families and “rehome” them with new “queer-friendly” guardians. Read more here.
LGBT Organizations in Spain Pressure Govt to Pass Gender Self-ID Law. Three LGBT organizations have met with the Spanish Socialist Workers Party seeking passage of a new gender self-identification law before the close of the legislature. Read more here.
Transgender-Identifying Inmate Who Sued Idaho Gets Millions in Legal Fees. A federal judge has ordered Idaho and its prison medical care provider to pay over two million in legal fees to a transgender-identifying inmate who sued after being denied “gender confirmation surgery.” Read more here.
Pediatric Gender Clinics Opening Across the U.S. As many as 300 new pediatric gender clinics have opened in the U.S. over the past few decades amid soaring rates of transgender identity among adolescents, according to the Society for Evidence Based Gender Medicine. Read more here.
Seattle Children’s Promises to Keep Operating on Children With Gender Dysphoria. Seattle Children’s Hospital has doubled down on its “mission” to operate on children with sexuality and gender identity issues, even as pressure mounts on health systems to quit pushing irreversible surgeries on adolescent patients. Read more here.
California Becomes Sanctuary for Child ‘Gender Transitions’ Without Parental Consent. California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law a bill making California a sanctuary state for out-of-state children to receive so-called “gender-affirming” surgery and hormone therapy without the knowledge or consent of their parents. Read more here.
San Francisco Schools Promoted ‘Guidebook’ to Help Teachers Hide Students’ ‘Gender Transitions.’ San Francisco Unified School District used a guidebook to advise educators on how to avoid outing students’ gender “transitions” to their parents by concealing their gender identity at school, according to school documents. Read more here.
New Data Show ‘Skyrocketing’ Gender Clinic Referrals in UK. The Gender Identity Development Service at the UK’s Tavistock Centre estimates that over 5,000 children and adolescents sought gender-related services in 2021-2022, a 112% increase from 2020-2021. Read more here.
VT Female Athletes Banned From Locker Room for Refusing to Change in Front of Biological Male. A high school in Vermont banned girls on its volleyball team from their own locker room after they expressed discomfort with changing in front of a male who identifies as female. Read more here.
PA Teachers Refuse to Follow Policy That Requires Use of Students’ Birth Names on Official Records. Teachers from a Pennsylvania school district are refusing to follow a district policy which requires educators to call students by the name and pronouns on their official records. Read more here.
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