Allies and friends,
While we are alarmed by the significant increase in gender dysphoria diagnoses over the last four years, we are encouraged by the increase in protective legislation and voices speaking up for children! Our collective voices pushed WHO to slow down their gender guidelines committee selection for more public feedback.
The Biological Integrity Team
The American College of Pediatricians
Your Voice Made a Change! WHO Backpedals on Gender Committee
In response to pushback including the petition promoted here a few weeks ago, WHO has extended the deadline for feedback on their panel for the creation of new transgender guidelines. WHO emphasized further opportunities for feedback once the process begins.
Read the statement from WHO here.
Gender Dysphoria Diagnoses Skyrocket in Across the U.S.
An article in the Christian Post details a deeply concerning rise in gender dysphoria diagnoses in 49 states over the last four years. States that enacted protective laws saw diagnoses drop ahead of the laws.
See which state had the greatest increase here.
South Carolina Moves to Protect Minors from Transgender Interventions
Members of the South Carolina House have approved legislation that would prohibit puberty blockers, cross-sex hormones, and transgender surgeries for minors. Of course, the ACLU is calling this a “dangerous bill.”
Find out just how wrong the ACLU is about that here.