CNN’s “individuals with a cervix” Tweet, and why denying the realities of biological sex is so harmful

Aug 4, 2020 by

by Rebecca Lowe, Conservative Home: I’m going to assume you saw three things on Twitter this weekend. But don’t worry, I’ll go through them briefly, now, and I’ll explain my annoying Twitter-centricity, below. The first of these things was a tweet by CNN, saying: “Individuals with a cervix are now recommended to start cervical cancers screening at 25 and continue through age 65”. The second thing was a range of people replying to CNN’s tweet with variations on the theme of, “Cervix-havers?!...

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Is Carrie calling the shots?

Aug 4, 2020 by

from The Conservative Woman: THE Mail on Sunday carried a report about Carrie Symonds allegedly stopping her seemingly permanent ‘fiancé’ Boris Johnson from ditching the so-called transgender ‘reforms’ (backed by his predecessor Theresa May) that were designed to make it easier for people to change their legal gender.  The Prime Minister had been expected to declare that the Government was abandoning moves to allow transgender people to change their birth certificates without a medical...

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“Transitioning” Procedures Don’t Help Mental Health, Largest Dataset Shows

Aug 4, 2020 by

by Ryan T Anderson, Heritage Foundation: The world’s largest dataset on patients who have undergone sex-reassignment procedures reveals that these procedures do not bring mental health benefits. But that’s not what the authors originally claimed. Or what the media touted. In October 2019, the American Journal of Psychiatry published a paper titled, “Reduction in Mental Health Treatment Utilization Among Transgender Individuals After Gender-Affirming Surgeries: A Total Population Study.” As the...

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Local authorities and the transing of non-transgender young people: a serious child safeguarding issue

Jul 31, 2020 by

by Gary Powell, Conservative Home: Local authorities have a legal and moral safeguarding duty in relation to how their services impact on children and also people with protected characteristics defined by the Equality Act 2010. There are nine protected characteristics, including sexual orientation, sex, disability and gender reassignment. With the onward march of extreme gender ideology, we are seeing an alarming number of false positives among children identified – or “self-identifying” – as...

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The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters

Jul 30, 2020 by

by Tim Challies: When historians look back on the twenty-first century Western world, surely few things will strike them as being more deranged and more sinister than its insistence that biology has no bearing on an individual’s gender. While society has long acknowledged the rare existence of gender dysphoria, a psychological condition marked by discomfort with one’s biological sex, it now celebrates full-fledged gender fluidity. Only our contemporary context could make sense of a phrase like...

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The BBC has quietly dropped four LGBT+ charities from an information page for transgender people seeking support.

Jul 28, 2020 by

by Vic Parsons, Pink News: The LGBT Foundation, Mermaids, The Gender Trust, and The Gender Identity Research and Education Society (GIRES) are all registered British charities that provide vital support and advice for trans, non-binary and gender-questioning people. As recently as June 29, they were all listed on a page on the BBC website called “Information and Support: Gender Identity”. Pages such as this are often linked to under BBC articles or videos covering topics people may need...

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