Activism

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Kim Jones

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Kim Jones is an American anti-transgender activist, former All-American tennis player, and the co-founder and face of Independent Council on Women’s Sports (ICONS). After her …

Riley Gaines

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Riley Gaines is a former collegiate swimmer from Gallatin, Tennessee, who competed for the University of Kentucky’s NCAA swim team. She is best known for …

Rethink Identity Medicine Ethics

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Rethink Identity Medicine Ethics (ReIME) is an anti-trans 501(c)(3) charity based in Dover, Delaware. Founded by Jane Wheeler, previously a human rights lawyer, the organization’s …

Tracy Shannon

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Tracy Shannon is a Texas anti-trans activist who has protested Drag Queen Story Hours at Libraries in her home state and across the country, successfully …

Jennifer Lahl

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Jennifer Lahl is an activist and documentarian based in Pleasant Hill, California. For much of her filmmaking career, Lahl has focused on the subject of …

Abigail Shrier

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Abigail Shrier is a conservative activist, attorney, writer, and contributor to Bari Weiss’ Free Press based in Los Angeles, CA. She is best known as …

Women's Liberation Front

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Women's Liberation Front (WoLF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that opposes transgender rights and gender identity legislation through litigation and public activism. They identify themselves …

Prisha Mosley

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Prisha Mosley is an political detransitioner activist living in Michigan who has been used as a spokesperson for the restriction of gender-affirming care for trans …

Tiffany Justice

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Tiffany Justice is an anti-trans activist in Indian River County, Florida. She is primarily known as one of three co-founders of Moms for Liberty, an …

Jeannette Cooper

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Jeannette Cooper is an anti-trans activist in Chicago, Illinois. She is the parent of a transgender child who lost custody and visitation rights after refusing …

Bridget Ziegler

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Bridget Ziegler is an anti-trans activist, business woman, and school board member in Sarasota County, Florida. She is one of the co-founders of Moms for …

Gender Health Query

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Gender Health Query (GenderHQ) is an anti-trans activism group with a primarily digital footprint. As an organization, the group presents itself as a collection of …

Billy Burleigh

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Billy Burleigh is an anti-trans activist in Lompoc, California, known for having struggled with his gender identity for large periods of his life. His testimony …

Walt Heyer

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Walt Heyer is California-born Christian detransition activist, one of a very small number of detransitioned people who politically oppose transgender rights. Heyer originally transitioned in …

January Littlejohn

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January Littlejohn is an anti-trans activist who is best known for suing her child's Leon County, Florida middle school school for not informing her that …

John Ketcham

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John Ketcham is the American director of state and local policy for the conservative think tank Manhattan Institute for Policy Research. He has frequently published …

Quentin Van Meter

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Dr. Quentin Van Meter is a pediatrician and anti-trans activist in Atlanta, Georgia, who is most known for his work as the ex-president for the …

Hands Across the Aisle Coalition

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The Hands Across the Aisle Coalition (HATAC) is an anti-trans activist group co-founded by a conservative anti-abortion activist and a gay and lesbian rights activist. …

Proud Boys

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The Proud Boys are a far-right militant group that is known for violent street fighting promoting common tropes found among the alt-right, including white nationalism, …

Foundation Against Intolerance and Racism

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The Foundation Against Intolerance and Racism (FAIR), is a nonprofit primarily dedicated to opposing what it deems to be “critical race theory” in the world …

Miriam Grossman

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Dr. Miriam R. Grossman is a child and adolescent psychiatrist, author, and anti-trans activist based in New Hampton, New York. She is a senior fellow …

Jill Glover

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Jill Glover is a committeewoman for the governing board of the Republican Party of Texas for senate district 12. She supports conversion therapy and opposes …

Jeff Younger

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Jeff Younger is a former political candidate in Dallas, Texas who ran for the Texas State House of Representatives in 2022 as a Republican. The …

Jamie Reed

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Jamie Reed is a former employee of the Washington University Transgender Center at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. She is most known for making unsubstantiated allegations …

Lierre Keith

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Lierre Keith is the American founder and chairwoman of Women’s Liberation Front (WoLF), an anti-transgender lobbying group best known for filing amicus briefs opposing transgender …

Christopher Rufo

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Christopher Rufo is an American activist and senior fellow at The Manhattan Institute for Policy Research. At the Institute, he is the director for their …

Amy E. Sousa

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Amy E. Sousa is an educator and anti-trans activist in Washington. Most of Sousa’s public-facing activism revolves around opposition to gender-affirming care for transgender individuals …

Michelle Cretella

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Dr. Michelle Cretella is an American pediatrician, conservative activist, and peer reviewer for the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons. She is best known as …

Stanley Goldfarb

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Stanley Goldfarb is a conservative nephrologist who has begun building a career opposing transgender care through his organization, Do No Harm, which opposes critical race …

Jennifer Bilek

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Jennifer Bilek is an American blogger, journalist, anti-transgender activist and conspiracy theorist. She is best known for publishing her anti-transgender blog, The 11th Hour. She …

Abel Garcia

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Abel Garcia is an anti-trans activist in Texas, known for his vocal opposition to gender-affirming care for minors after his struggles with his gender identity. …

Keira Bell

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Keira Bell is British anti-trans activist, known primarily for her involvement in a 2020 UK court case pertaining to the prescription of hormone blockers to …

Alix Aharon

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Alexandra Hecht, known by the pseudonym Alix Aharon, is a Scottish anti-transgender activist. She is best known for reposting a map of American clinics and …

Kevin Whitt

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Kevin Whitt is an anti-LGBTQ+ activist in Texas, primarily known for identifying as an “ex-gay” drag queen. Whitt is a Christian convert whose life story …

Genspect

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Genspect is a gender critical organization known for promoting anti-trans causes in many different countries’ legislative processes, and for spearheading or supporting many anti-trans projects …

Chris Beck

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Chris Beck is an ex-Navy Seal, activist, and unsuccessful political candidate from Long Island, New York. Beck entered the public eye in the 2010s after …

Chloe Cole

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Chloe Cole is the chosen name of Chloe Brockman, a California-born anti-trans activist who is notable for detransitioning before the age of eighteen. Her activism …

Lynn Meagher

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Lynn Meagher is a conservative activist primarily dedicated to opposing gender-affirming care for minors. She gained attention when she was interviewed for an article about …

Jon Uhler

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Jon Uhler is an American Licensed Professional Counselor and conservative anti-transgender activist. He is the founder of self-help website SurvivorSupport.net and church outreach organization Church …

Matt Walsh

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Matt Walsh is an American conservative podcaster, anti-transgender activist, author, and self-described theocratic fascist from the Nashville, Tennessee area. He is best known as the …

Steven Hotze

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Steven F. Hotze is a conservative physician, political activist, and talk radio show host. He has been responsible for funding many anti-LGBTQ+ candidates across his …

Andy Ngô

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Andy Ngô is an American conservative journalist and social media influencer. He is best known as the editor-at-large of conservative Canadian online news outlet The …

Sasha Ayad

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Sasha Ayad is an American psychologist who practices conversion therapy and, alongside her close collaborator Stella O’Malley, promotes a disease model of gender identity, gatekeeping …

Stella O'Malley

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Stella O’Malley is an Irish conversion therapist, anti-transgender activist, and founder or co-founder of multiple anti-transgender groups who has written against conversion therapy bans. She …

Laura Perry Smalts

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Laura Perry Smalts is an anti-trans activist in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Smalts’ nearly decade-long struggle with her gender identity and conversion to Christianity have been …

Marie Rogerson

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Marie Rogerson is a conservative politician and anti-LGBTQ+ activist in Florida. She is known primarily for her work as the executive director of Moms for …

Stephanie Winn

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Stephanie Winn is a therapist and anti-trans activist in Portland, Oregon. Winn describes her approach to therapy as being limited to adults and parents, but …

Lauren Adams Bone

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Lauren Adams Bone, of Adams Bone Law and formerly with Jackson Bone Law, is a lawyer and especially anti-trans women’s rights activist. She has written …

Chaya Raichik

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Chaya Raichik is an American anti-transgender activist best known as the creator of LGBTQ+ harassment account Libs of TikTok, from which she directs her audience …

Avi Ring

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Avi Ring is a former Norwegian academic with ties to various medical misinformation and anti-trans political organizations, including the Society for Evidence Based Gender Medicine …

Michael Artigues

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Michael Artigues is a pediatrician, anti-transgender activist, and the current president of anti-transgender activist organization the American College of Pediatricians (ACPeds), not to be confused …

Youth Trans Critical Professionals

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Youth Trans Critical Professionals (YTCP) was a blog website founded by psychotherapist Lisa M. Marchiano on March 14, 2016 to gather the perspective of professionals …

Society for Evidence Based Gender Medicine

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The Society for Evidence Based Gender Medicine (SEGM) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt political organization that promotes medical misinformation surrounding gender-affirming care. Many of those associated …

American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family, and Property

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American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family, and Property (TFP) is an extreme right evangelical Christian branch of the international Defense of Tradition, Family, …

Independent Women's Forum

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The Independent Women’s Forum (IWF) is 501(c)(3) nonprofit and conservative anti-transgender think tank who describe themselves as promoting “a conservative alternative to feminist tenets,” while …

Family Policy Alliance

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Family Policy Alliance (FPA) is a conservative Christian nonprofit that acts as the lobbying arm of the group Focus on the Family. Oriented around promoting …

Soren Aldaco

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Soren Aldaco is an American detransitioner who claims to have undergone serious medical harm as a result of her prior attempts at transitioning. She has …

Independent Council on Women’s Sports

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The Independent Council on Women's Sports (ICONS) is an American anti-transgender advocacy organization that opposes transgender athletes participating in women’s sports. ICONS hosts an annual …

International Women’s Sports Summit

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The 2023 International Women’s Sports Summit, also known as the Sports Summit, took place in Denver, Colorado from July 21, 2023 to July 23, 2023. …

R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes vs EEOC & Aimee Stephens

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R.G & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes vs EEOC & Aimee Stephens, known colloquially as Harris vs EEOC, is a court case that was escalated to …

Kellie-Jay Keen-Minshull

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Kellie-Jay Keen-Minshull, also known by the alias Posie Parker, is an anti-trans activist with ties to some anti-trans feminist organizations, although she does not consider …

Parents’ Rights in Education

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Parents’ Rights in Education (PRIE) is a conservative parents advocacy organization and Southern Poverty Law Center designated hate group. Their advocacy is focused primarily on …

Women’s Declaration International

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Women’s Declaration International (WDI), formerly known as the Women’s Human Rights Campaign, is an anti-trans radical feminist organization based in the United Kingdom with chapters …

Bigger Picture Conference

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The Bigger Picture Conference and the Bigger Picture Continues were events hosted by Genspect, opposing gender affirming care and “gender ideology”. The original was hosted …