Allies and friends,

Take a moment to listen to Dr. Jill Simons and Dr. Jane Anderson discuss the Doctors Protecting Children Declaration with Dr. Carrie Mendoza of Genspect. Be sure to sign the declaration if you haven’t already!

We are encouraged by the thousands of signers from around the globe and to see recent research out of Germany confirm the realities presented in the Declaration.

Sincerely,
The Biological Integrity Team
The American College of Pediatricians

German Study Confirms Gender Dysphoria Resolves in Majority of Adolescents

A new study analyzed insurance data across Germany from 2013-2022. The study found that over 60% of youth who “identified” as transgender desisted from their clinically diagnosed “gender identity disorder” within five years.

The study also found a prevalence of co-existing psychiatric conditions with 72% experiencing at least one psychiatric comorbidity.

Read more about the study here.

Federal Judge Blocks Florida’s Law Protecting Children from Transgender Interventions

A Federal Judge has ruled to block Florida’s restrictions on puberty blockers and cross-sex hormones for minors, saying that the protective law “is not different in kind or intensity from the animus that has attended racism and misogyny.”

The state of Florida will appeal the ruling.

Read more here.

ACPeds Doctors Unpack the Doctors Protecting Children Declaration with Genspect

Dr. Jill Simons and Dr. Jane Anderson of ACPeds joined Dr. Carrie Mendoza of Genspect to discuss the Declaration and the environment in medicine and politics that has made this coalition of healthcare professionals and policy advocates so needed.

Listen to the conversation here.