This page is a toolbox to help you take action.
With gender ideology being taught in school, children are being exposed to a lot of inaccurate information. Here is a teaching tool called The Gender Scientists that you can use with your own children. It was created by “We the Females”.
Not everyone finds it easy to write letters, so below are a couple letters sent to politicians which can be used as examples. If anyone likes any of the wording, please feel free to use any or all in letters to your own politicians. Use the sidebar to find out where to send your letter(s).
Below is a submission to Canada’s Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights – in English and French
MÉMOIRE AU COMITÉ PERMANENT DE LA JUSTICE ET DES DROITS DE LA PERSONNE – PDF
Below is an Open Letter signed by 50 French psychiatrists, paediatricians and intellectuals.
FRANCE – Changement de sexe chez les enfants: “Nous ne pouvons plus nous taire face à une grave dérive”
Below are also some Fact Sheets and a Trifold Brochure (in English, French & German) that can be used as attachments or enclosures to your letters, or handed out to people.
FACT SHEET- Transitioning Children – PDF
TRIFOLD BROCHURE – Children – PDF
TRIFOLD BROCHURE – Children – PDF – p. 2 rotated for proper printing on some duplex printers
TRIFOLD – francais – QC – PDF – for Quebec
TRIFOLD – francais – FR – PDF – for France
TRIFOLD – Deutsch – PDF – for German speaking regions
The following is a printable copy of the Expert Affidavit of Dr. Stephen B. Levine, MD
Affidavit-Stephen Levine-with Exhibit
Below are some LINKS to articles that can be attached to emails:
By Dr. William J. Malone (et al): No One Is Born in ‘The Wrong Body’
By Stephen B. Levine (et al): What Are We Doing to These Children? Response to Drescher, Clayton and Bacon Commentaries on Levine et al., 2022
Below is a good bibliography with links:
James Cantor, “Bill C-6,” Sexology Today(blog), October 13, 2020, http://www.sexologytoday.org/2020/10/bill-c-6.html.
James Cantor, “Do Trans- Kids Stay Trans- When They Grow Up?,” Sexology Today(blog), January 11, 2016, http://www.sexologytoday.org/2016/01/do-trans-kids-stay-trans-when-they-grow_99.html.
Thomas D. Steensma et al., “Factors Associated With Desistence and Persistence of Childhood Gender Dysphoria: A Quantitative Follow-Up Study,” Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry52, no. 6 (June 1, 2013): 582–90, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaac.2013.03.016.
Kenneth J. Zucker, “The Myth of Persistence: Response to ‘A Critical Commentary on Follow-up Studies and “Desistance” Theories about Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Children’ by Temple Newhook et al. (2018),” International Journal of Transgenderism19, no. 2 (April 3, 2018): 231 – 45, https://doi.org/10.1080/15532739.2018.1468293.
Jesse Singal, “What’s Missing From the Conversation About Transgender Kids,” The Cut, July 25, 2016, https://www.thecut.com/2016/07/whats-missing-from-the-conversation-about-transgender-kids.html.
Lisa Marchiano, “The Ranks of Gender Detransitioners Are Growing. We Need to Understand Why,” Quillette, January 2, 2020, https://quillette.com/2020/01/02/the-ranks-of-gender-detransitioners-are-growing-we-need-to-understand-why/.
Michael Biggs, “Research Evidence: Gender-Atypical Tots More Likely to Become Gay or Lesbian,” 4thWaveNow(blog), August 7, 2018, https://4thwavenow.com/2018/08/07/research-evidence-gender-atypical-tots-likely-to-become-gay-or-lesbian-not-trans/.
Lucy Bannerman, “It Feels like Conversion Therapy for Gay Children, Say Clinicians,” The Times, April 7, 2019, http://archive.fo/FYWSN.
Lucy Griffin et al., “Sex, Gender and Gender Identity: A Re-Evaluation of the Evidence,” BJPsych Bulletin, 2020, 1–9, https://doi.org/10.1192/bjb.2020.73.
Standards of Care for the Health of Transsexual, Transgender, and GenderNonconforming People, 7th ed. (World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH, 2012), https://www.wpath.org/publications/soc.
Lisa MacRichards, “Bias, Not Evidence Dominates WPATH Transgender Standard of Care,” Canadian Gender Report(blog), October 1, 2019, https://genderreport.ca/bias-not-evidence-dominate-transgender-standard-of-care/.
James M. Cantor, “Transgender and Gender Diverse Children and Adolescents: Fact-Checking of AAP Policy,” Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, December 14, 2019, 1-7, https://doi.org/10.1080/0092623X.2019.1698481. A free version can be found at http://www.sexologytoday.org/2018/10/american-academy-of-pediatrics-policy.html.
Carl Heneghan and Tom Jefferson, “Gender-Affirming Hormone in Children and Adolescents,” BMJ EBM Spotlight(blog), February 25, 2019, https://blogs.bmj.com/bmjebmspotlight/2019/02/25/gender-affirming-hormone-in-children-and-adolescents-evidence-review/.
Marcus Evans, “Freedom to Think: The Need for Thorough Assessment and Treatment of Gender Dysphoric Children,” BJPsych Bulletin, 2020, 1–5, https://doi.org/10.1192/bjb.2020.72.
Kirkup, James. “The NHS Has Quietly Changed Its Trans Guidance to Reflect Reality | The Spectator.” The Spectator, June 4, 2020. https://www.spectator.co.uk/article/the-nhs-has-quietly-changed-its-trans-guidance-to-reflect-reality.
“NHS England » NHS Announces Independent Review into Gender Identity Services for Children and Young People,” accessed October 23, 2020, https://www.england.nhs.uk/2020/09/nhs-announces-independent-review-into-gender-identity-services-for-children-and-young-people/.
BLF [Swedish Pediatric Society] Supports SMER’s [The National Council for Medical Ethics ] Letter on Gender Dysphoria, 2019-05-02, (translated with Google translate) https://www.barnlakarforeningen.se/2019/05/02/blf-staller-sig-bakom-smers-skrivelse-angaende-konsdysfori/
John F. Strang et al., “Initial Clinical Guidelines for Co-Occurring Autism Spectrum Disorder and Gender Dysphoria or Incongruence in Adolescents,” Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology47, no. 1 (January 2, 2018): 105–15, https://doi.org/10.1080/15374416.2016.1228462.
Contributor, “Gender Dysphoria and Autism: A Parent Speaks Out,” Canadian Gender Report(blog), March 9, 2020, https://genderreport.ca/gender-dysphoria-and-autism/.
Michael Biggs, “The Astonishing Admission in the Health Research Authority Report: The Purpose of Puberty Blockers Is to Commit Children to Permanent Physical Transition,” Transgender Trend(blog), October 17, 2019, https://www.transgendertrend.com/health-research-authority-puberty-blockers-commit-children-permanent-physical-transition/.
Annelou L. C. de Vries et al., “Puberty Suppression in Adolescents With Gender Identity Disorder: A Prospective Follow‐Up Study,” The Journal of Sexual Medicine8, no. 8 (August 1, 2011): 2276–83, https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1743-6109.2010.01943.x.
Deborah Cohen and Hannah Barnes, “Gender Dysphoria in Children: Puberty Blockers Study Draws Further Criticism,” BMJ366 (September 20, 2019), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l5647.
Maiko A. Schneider et al., “Brain Maturation, Cognition and Voice Pattern in a Gender Dysphoria Case under Pubertal Suppression,” Frontiers in Human Neuroscience11 (2017), https://doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2017.00528.
Brie Jontry, “Does Prepubertal Medical Transition Impact Adult Sexual Function?,” 4thWaveNow(blog), July 9, 2018, https://4thwavenow.com/2018/07/08/does-prepubertal-medical-transition-impact-adult-sexual-function/.
Jack L. Turban et al., “Association Between Recalled Exposure to Gender Identity Conversion Efforts and Psychological Distress and Suicide Attempts Among Transgender Adults,” JAMA Psychiatry77, no. 1 (January 1, 2020): 68–76, https://doi.org/10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2019.2285.
Roberto D’Angelo et al., “One Size Does Not Fit All: In Support of Psychotherapy for Gender Dysphoria,” Archives of Sexual Behavior, October 21, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10508-020-01844-2.
Michael Bailey and Ray Blanchard, “Suicide or Transition: The Only Options for Gender Dysphoric Kids?,” 4thWaveNow(blog), September 8, 2017, https://4thwavenow.com/2017/09/08/suicide-or-transition-the-only-options-for-gender-dysphoric-kids/.
Annelou L. C. de Vries et al., “Young Adult Psychological Outcome after Puberty Suppression and Gender Reassignment,” Pediatrics134, no. 4 (October 2014): 696–704, https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2013-2958.
Richard Bränström and John E. Pachankis, “Reduction in Mental Health Treatment Utilization Among Transgender Individuals After Gender-Affirming Surgeries: A Total Population Study,” American Journal of Psychiatry177, no. 8 (August 1, 2020): 727–34, https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.ajp.2019.19010080.
“Correction of a Key Study: No Evidence of ‘Gender-Affirming’ Surgeries Improving Mental Health,” Society for Evidence Based Gender Medicine(blog), August 30, 2020, https://segm.org/ajp_correction_2020.
Madison Aitken et al., “Evidence for an Altered Sex Ratio in Clinic-Referred Adolescents with Gender Dysphoria,” The Journal of Sexual Medicine12, no. 3 (March 2015): 756–63, https://doi.org/10.1111/jsm.12817.
Lisa Littman, “Parent Reports of Adolescents and Young Adults Perceived to Show Signs of a Rapid Onset of Gender Dysphoria,” PLOS ONE13, no. 8 (August 16, 2018): e0202330, https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0202330.
Lisa Littman, “The Use of Methodologies in Littman (2018) Is Consistent with the Use of Methodologies in Other Studies Contributing to the Field of Gender Dysphoria Research: Response to Restar (2019),” Archives of Sexual Behavior49, no. 1 (2020): 67–77, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10508-020-01631-z.
Annelou L.C. de Vries, “Challenges in Timing Puberty Suppression for Gender-Nonconforming Adolescents,” Pediatrics, September 21, 2020, e2020010611, https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2020-010611.
Suzanne O’Rourke et al., “The Development of Cognitive and Emotional Maturity in Adolescents and Its Relevance in Judicial Contexts : Literature Review” (Scottish Sentencing Council, February 2020), https://www.scottishsentencingcouncil.org.uk/media/2044/20200219-ssc-cognitive-maturity-literature-review.pdf.
Stephen B. Levine, “Informed Consent for Transgendered Patients,” Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy45, no. 3 (April 3, 2019): 218–29, https://doi.org/10.1080/0092623X.2018.1518885.
David Pilgrim and Kirsty Entwistle, “GnRHa (‘Puberty Blockers’) and Cross Sex Hormones for Children and Adolescents: Informed Consent, Personhood and Freedom of Expression,” The New Bioethics(July 27, 2020): 1–14, https://doi.org/10.1080/20502877.2020.1796257.
Heather Brunskell-Evans, “Transgender Children: Limits on Consent to Permanent Interventions,” BMJ Sexual & Reproductive Health Blog(blog), January 9, 2020, https://blogs.bmj.com/bmjsrh/2020/01/09/capacity-gender-2/.