Inaccurate and irresponsible reporting hurts vulnerable children

Over the last few weeks, there has unfortunately been some very biased and factually inaccurate reporting in a particular newspaper regarding the treatment of Transgender children. This poor journalism has sparked debate that has deeply hurt many Trans people, including children who are already extremely vulnerable, and their loved ones. Fortunately, health professionals in this field, including the Australian Professional Association for Trans Health (AusPATH) have rallied together to provide a factual and evidence based counterpoint. A reminder that all Trans children treated in Australia are treated according to the Standards of Care guidelines which already have a very well documented evidence base behind them. There have also been some media outlets that have printed factually accurate pieces, such as this one by Teddy Cook, in the Guardian,