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Manhattan Institute for Policy Research

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The Manhattan Institute for Policy Research is an American anti-transgender conservative think tank headquartered in New York City. It is best known for issuing policy …

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 …

Candice Jackson

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Candice Jackson is a lawyer, former Trump administration staffer, and anti-trans activist. In association with Jackson Bone LLP (site now private) she worked with the …

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 …

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. …

American College of Pediatricians

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The American College of Pediatricians (ACPeds) is a group of fringe medical professionals that is listed as a  hate group by the Southern Poverty Law …

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 …

David Arthur Kendall

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David Arthur Kendall is an anti-LGBTQ+ activist and convicted sex offender in Hancock, Maine. As an activist, Kendall’s life story of hardship and struggles with …

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 …

Do No Harm

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Do No Harm (DNH) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization created by Stanley Goldfarb and incorporated in Virginia. Originally founded to oppose diversity initiatives in the …

Alliance Defending Freedom

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The Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), formerly known as the Alliance Defense Fund, is a conservative fundamentalist Christian organization considered a hate group  by the Southern …

André Van Mol

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André Van Mol is a family physician employed at Dignity Health Medical Group—North State and co-chair of fringe conservative doctor’s group American College of Pediatricians’ …

Ilya Shapiro

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Ilya Shapiro is a Canadian attorney and the director of constitutional studies at anti-transgender conservative think tank Manhattan Institute for Policy Research. He is best …

Michael Laidlaw

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Michael Laidlaw is an American endocrinologist, a former member of the conservative group American College of Pediatricians (ACPeds) and a member of the defunct Pediatric …

Leor Sapir

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Leor Sapir is an Israeli academic and fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, an American conservative think tank. He is best known for …

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 …

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 …

G. Kevin Donovan

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Gerard Kevin Donovan, known publicly as G. Kevin Donovan, is a Catholic pediatric gastroenterologist and bioethicist who has testified against transgender healthcare in the Florida …

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 …

Gender Exploratory Therapy Association

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Gender Exploratory Therapy Association (GETA) is a non-profit organization that promotes gender exploratory therapy, an alternative to the affirming model of treatment that seeks to …

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 …

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 …

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 …