General News

Study finds puberty blockers improve trans youth wellbeing

Rachel Badham February 4, 2021

A new study published in PLOS One by the NHS Gender Identity Development Service (GIDS) has found young trans people’s mental health improves when they have access to puberty blockers.

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General News

UK gender clinic rated ‘inadequate’

Rachel Badham January 24, 2021

The UK’s only gender clinic for under 18s has been rated ‘inadequate’ by the country’s health watchdog, the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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Election Special

British court ruling may prevent under 16s from accessing puberty blockers

Rachel Badham December 3, 2020

After a judicial review has been brought against The Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust, it is possible young trans people may be prevented from accessing puberty blockers.

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Trans guidance for schools tackles stereotyping and keeping children safe

Besi Besemar October 7, 2018

Tackling out dated language and assumptions about behaviour based on gender is beneficial for all children – Gender stereotypes are old-fashioned and create unnecessary barriers. These messages are central to the latest edition of the Trans Inclusion Schools Toolkit, launched last week and soon to be shared with schools across the city.

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