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‘I’m Going to Convert You’

Conversion Therapy Ban ‘I’m going to convert you.’ It has a paternalistic – perhaps even narcissistic – ring to it. To our modern ears, it implies some kind of forceful transformation of one vulnerable party to be something they are not. Its ancient roots flow […]

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Maya Forstater wins her appeal – gender-critical beliefs are ‘worthy of respect’

Maya Forstater has today (10 June 2021) won her appeal against the employment tribunal, which ruled that her gender-critical beliefs were ‘absolutist in nature’ and ‘not worthy of respect in a democratic society’. In a statement on YouTube, Forstater said: ‘Gender-critical beliefs are protected under […]

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‘Conversion Therapy’ Ban: a review of the issues

You may be aware of current controversies around the issue of so-called ‘conversion therapy’. But you may be wondering what it’s all about and whether we need to worry about it as Christians and/or medics. This is a debate that, like so many current issues, […]

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The Impact of Gender Identity ‘Conversion Therapy’

What impact has Gender Identity ‘Conversion Therapy’ (GICT) had on gender diverse people? This is the question at the heart of the recently released 2020 ‘Conversion Therapy’ & Gender Identity Survey. The research is the collective effort of five LGBT+ charities and was conducted to […]

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A Go-To Resource for Christians on Transgender

I first became properly aware of the reality of gender dysphoria and transgender about five years ago. I learnt about what gender dysphoria is and how painful and debilitating it can be. I gained some level of insight into the identity questions and desire for […]