More than 40 psychologists speak out together for first time after ACP-UK’s statement on young people’s treatment. SCOTLAND’S biggest city has become the first in the UK to back a “feminist town-planning” strategy.Figures were below 10,000 before the pandemic but they have now almost reached 15,000.

The UK is now on its 10th education secretary in 12 years. Co-founder says group offended by ‘redefinition’ of homosexuality as she defends charity against accusation of anti-trans agenda. Analysis: as NHS shuts London clinic for young people, new regional hubs are planned – but thousands remain on waiting lists. Researcher lost job at thinktank after tweeting that transgender women could not change their biological sex.

Trans charity Mermaids investigated over ‘breast binders given to children’

Organisation reportedly sent chest-flattening devices to children against parents’ wishes. Draft guidelines aim to improve obstetric and gynaecological care for trans and gender-diverse people. Tory MP for Bridgend reveals being blackmailed about the issue soon after being elected and being raped.

Barrister’s unlawful discrimination case sees levels of engagement rare for an employment tribunal. Campaigners and politicians anticipate a “febrile” debate as long-awaited transgender law reform is published. Council says it called of Bindel’s talk at library because of her views on transgender rights. Manchester City defender accused of raping woman in his bedroom before making boast in October 2020.

School districts in 32 states banned 1,648 individual titles in the last school year, a report by Pen America found. Manchester University launches inquiry into ethical standards after document details masturbation sessions. Public health experts want to talk to men who have sex with men about monkeypox. Stigmatization of gay sex makes that harder. More than 80 charities to boycott government event as Boris Johnson criticised for ‘broken promise’.

Sussex professor resigns after transgender rights row

Kathleen Stock announces resignation as university says ‘no substantive allegations of wrongdoing’ were made against her. Medusa has become the default allegory for a hated woman in the public eye, but those who fear her lethal gaze would do well to revisit the myth. Position as counsellor of state under scrutiny as fresh reports about Jeffrey Epstein scandal emerge. Sexual assault survivor Winnie M Li delivers a visceral and timely novel about the men – and women – who turn a blind eye to systemic exploitation.