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AusPath renews its support for affirming transgender healthcare

AusPath renews its support for affirming transgender healthcare

AusPath, The Australian Professional Association for Trans Health, has restated its support for the affirmation model of care for transgender and non-binary people. The medical group is Australia’s peak body for professionals involved in the health, rights and well-being of trans, gender diverse and non-binary people. In a newly released statement the organisation has sought to […]

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Transgender health specialists around the globe defend their treatments

Transgender health specialists around the globe defend their treatments

The directors of multiple medical organisations that specialise in the treatment of gender dysphoria have released a joint statement calling for the Bell vs Tavistock High Court decision in the United Kingdom to be appealed. The Boards of Directors of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH), the European Association for Transgender Health (EPATH), […]

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AusPATH say they do not recognise Rapid Onset Gender Dysphoria

AusPATH say they do not recognise Rapid Onset Gender Dysphoria

Australia’s leading bodies for transgender health care has released a position statement on Rapid Onset Gender Dysphoria (ROGD) saying it is not a recognised condition by any major health organisation. The phrase was first coined in 2018 by US health researcher Lisa Littman who published a descriptive study that suggested that “social contagion” may be […]

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Health Minister Greg Hunt reportedly backs inquiry into trans treatment

Health Minister Greg Hunt reportedly backs inquiry into trans treatment

The Australian newspaper has declared the Royal Australian College of Physicians (RACP) will conduct an inquiry into the treatment of transgender people, and the move has the backing of federal Health Minister Greg Hunt. “A national inquiry into the safety and ethics of medical treatment for the rising number of trans­gender-identifying children and adolescents will […]

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Health body says ‘The Australian’ reporting on trans treatment is biased

Health body says ‘The Australian’ reporting on trans treatment is biased

The Australian Professional Association for Trans Health (AusPATH) has raised concern over recent reporting on transgender health by News Corp. The leading health organisation for the treatment of people who are transgender labeled stories in The Australian newspaper as being biased, emotive and not based on fact. “Our organisation is concerned that the recent reporting in The […]

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