Conversion therapy resources

Why ban talking therapy?

Sex Matters (2022). Why ban talking therapy?

Matilda Gosling for Sex Matters (2022) Teenagers and gender identity: the evidence base

Conversion therapy or just therapy?

Sex Matters (2022). Briefing: “Conversion therapy” or just therapy? (the case of Dr Az Hakeem)

Other resources

The Cass Review (2022). Interim report for this independent review of gender identity services for children and young people

Thoughtful Therapists: Scoping survey for government equalities office consultation on conversion therapy

Peter Jenkins: Paper on the Memorandum of Understanding on Conversion Therapy

LGB Alliance: Why is the NHS sterilising hundred of teenagers? (video, 20th May 2022)

Keira Bell interviewed by GB News, 17th May 2022: “I firmly believe gender dysphoria is a symptom of deeper things going on, it’s as simple as that. There’s no such thing as being born in the wrong body. It’s quite shocking to me when I look back, none of the adults really noticed that or cared.”

Lisa Littman, ‘Individuals Treated for Gender Dysphoria with Medical and/or Surgical Transition Who Subsequently Detransitioned: A Survey of 100 Detransitioners’Archives of Sexual Behavior (2021) 50:3353–3369.

Griffin, L, Clyde, K, Byng, R, & Bewley, S (2021). ‘Sex, gender and gender identity: A re-evaluation of the evidence’. BJPsych Bulletin,45(5), 291-299. doi:10.1192/bjb.2020.73