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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 …

The Kelsey Coalition

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The Kelsey Coalition (TKC) is a mostly-defunct anti-trans activism group in the United States. Primarily active between 2019-2020, the organization operates under the umbrella of …

Madeleine Kearns

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Madeleine “Maddy” Kearns is a Scottish-American journalist working at National Review and as a contributor to The Spectator. She has been publishing with National Review …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Kenneth Zucker

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Kenneth Zucker is an American psychologist and the Editor-in-Chief of the Archives of Sexual Behavior (ASB), a sexology journal published by the International Academy of …

Family Research Council

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Family Research Council (FRC) is an evangelical Christian lobbying group and Southern Poverty Law Center-designated hate group. Emerging as a central figure in anti-LGBTQ+ and …

Katie Herzog

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Katie Herzog is an American journalist and podcaster, a former staff writer for Seattle newspaper The Stranger and the co-host of internet drama podcast Blocked …

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 …

Gender Identity Challenge

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Gender Identity Challenge, (GENID) also known as Gender Identity Challenge Scandinavia, Gender Identity Challenge Norway, and (currently) Gender Identity Challenge Sweden, is a Sweden-based organization …

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 …

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’ …

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 …

Stephen B. Levine

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Stephen Barrett Levine is a psychiatrist and researcher on sexual dysfunction who has been practicing with trans individuals as part of that rubric since the …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Institute for Comprehensive Gender Dysphoria Research

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The Institute for Comprehensive Gender Dysphoria Research (ICGDR) is a group in Providence, Rhode Island founded by Lisa Littman. Its membership suggests close ties to …

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 …

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. SEGM is considered a …

Courage is a Habit

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Courage is a Habit (CiH) is a conservative advocacy organization founded by Alvin Lui in 2022 in order to oppose “gender ideology” and “critical race …