GIRES Research Award for 2000 – Synopsis

See the GIRES Annual Research Awards page to read about the awards and the criteria used by the GIRES trustees in evaluating entries for the annual award. Awarded to Dr Stephen Whittle of Manchester Metropolitan University TRANSGENDER RIGHTS: THE EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND NEW IDENTITY POLITICS FOR A NEW AGE. Synopsis Prepared by Dr Whittle

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Challenging “Autogynephilia”

Background It has been postulated that gender dysphoria is associated with self eroticism in trans women. Moser’s article below demonstrates that their autogynephilic experiences are no different from those of other women. Article by Charles Moser, PhD, MD Autogynephilia, an erotic interest in the thought or image of oneself as a woman, has been described

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Exogenous Factors

Environmental Pollution Issues GIRES is aware of the mounting evidence that unusual development of sex characteristics and in sex ratios at birth in the animal and human populations may be associated with environmental pollution. The scientific discussion of this issue continues. A recent article, It’s Time to Learn From Frogs, in the New York Times provides

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Etiology in Adults

Latest Version available below: Download the the latest edition: Biological correlations in the development of atypical gender identities (2015) (PDF, 184KB) Definition and Synopsis (2002) – Terry Reed In 2002, GIRES and the BCC Trans Group ran and funded a small symposium, with additional financial support from the King’s Fund. The purpose was to gather

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Atypical Gender Development

The paper, Atypical Gender Development (PDF, 276KB), was published in the International Journal of Transgenderism in 2006, based on the work of a group funded by the Kings Fund. The paper is under limited copyright to The Haworth Press Inc, Binghamton, New York, the Publisher of the Journal. It may be used only by the signatories

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Travel Bursaries for Clinicians

Mermaids and GIRES are jointly offering bursaries to mental health professionals in the UK who wish to consider seriously the establishment of a local service to treat gender variant children and adolescents according to the Dutch protocol. The bursaries will cover travel, as well as accommodation and subsistence during the professional’s stay in Amsterdam, where

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GIRES Research Award for 2001 – Synopsis

See the GIRES Annual Research Awards page to read about the awards and the criteria used by the GIRES trustees in evaluating entries for the annual award. Awarded to Bernadette Wren, Consultant Clinical Psychologist EARLY PHYSICAL INTERVENTION FOR YOUNG PEOPLE WITH ATYPICAL GENDER IDENTITY DEVELOPMENT “Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry Vol 5:2 pp 220-231.” Synopsis, written by

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GIRES Research Award for 1999

Awarded to Professor Milton Diamond and Professor Kenneth Kipnis The GIRES Research Prize for 1999 has been awarded to Professor Milton Diamond and Professor Kenneth Kipnis for their article: “Pediatric Ethics and the Surgical Assignment of Sex”, published in the Journal of Clinical Ethics. The Professors examined the existing medical practice of performing surgery on

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GIRES Research Award for 2000

See the GIRES Annual Research Awards page to read about the awards and the criteria used by the GIRES trustees in evaluating entries for the annual award. Awarded to Dr Stephen Whittle of Manchester Metropolitan University TRANSGENDER RIGHTS: THE EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND NEW IDENTITY POLITICS FOR A NEW AGE Published in Hegarty A, Leonard

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GIRES Research Award for 2001

See the GIRES Annual Research Awards page to read about the awards and the criteria used by the GIRES trustees in evaluating entries for the annual award. Awarded to Bernadette Wren, Consultant Clinical Psychologist GIRES is pleased to announce that the charity’s Research Prize for 2001 has been awarded to Bernadette Wren, Consultant Clinical Psychologist at the

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