Latest News from Binary

December 04, 2021

Re-evaluating sex and gender

Medical experts have released a paper calling for a re-evaluation of the conflation of sex and gender. They say they are concerned about the early push for body modification and medical treatments instead of addressing the psychiatric issues.

November 29, 2021

Children are not getting the care they deserve

In an article for The Washington Post, Laura Edwards-Leeper a founding psychologist of the first paediatric gender clinic in the United States, and Erica Anderson a psychologist and male-female transgender, express concern at how many health professionals do not follow the guidelines when it comes to providing care for transgender youth.

November 25, 2021

AMA promoting political ideology

The Australian Medical Association are promoting a political ideology over and above biological reality. They are conflating sexual orientations with identity and calling on the government to endorse this political position.

October 20, 2021

Detransitioner survey

A recent survey of detransitioners reveals a high number came to accept their natal sex and many felt pressured to transition in the first place, without having their underlying issues addressed adequately by their health providers. The survey was conducted online via social media, professional listservs, and snowball sampling.

October 09, 2020

Are trans treatments for kids safe?

Concerns regarding transitioning treatments for children have been ongoing in the UK for the past 15 years. Doctors began raising the alarm in 2005 but for unknown reasons, recommendations at the time were not implemented. It has been suggested that one reason is the demand for the service was "greater than the capacity of the unit to cope."