Allies and friends,

This week, massive progress continues in the UK with groups of psychologists and psychiatrists acknowledging the harms caused by transgender interventions and ideology. Read on to learn how UK hospitals will no longer be able to use the term “chestfeeding,” and continue to stand alongside us as we fight to protect children here in the U.S..

Sincerely,
The Biological Integrity Team
The American College of Pediatricians

UK Psychologists Apologize for Role in Promoting “Gender Affirming Care”

Scotland and Wales Join England in Revoking Dangerous Transgender Interventions on Children

In an open letter, sixteen British psychologists say they are “ashamed of the role psychology has played” in promoting transgender interventions and “believe the role of our own profession should be fully examined.”

Some of the authors formerly practiced at Gender Identity Development Service clinics in the UK.

Read the open letter here.

European Society for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Releases Statement Urging Ethical Caution

European Society for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Releases Statement Urging Ethical Caution

The policy division of the European Society for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (ESCAP) recently released an extensive statement on the need for “clinical, scientific, and ethical standards” in addressing children with gender dysphoria.

The authors cite research showing the long term harms of puberty blockers and emphasize the principles of non-maleficence and beneficence.

Read the statement here.

UK’s National Health Service Returning to Language Consistent with Biological Integrity

UK's National Health Service Returning to Language Consistent with Biological Integrity

Reports suggest that UK government will be removing inaccurate gender language from the NHS. Terms like “chestfeeding” or “people with ovaries” will be rightly restored to “breastfeeding” or “women.”

Read more about the change here.