gender

When immigrant children act as translators for adult family members are they being ‘parentified’, or is this a family care practice? The issue of ‘child language brokering’ was the keynote talk by Professor Sarah Crafter at the inaugural Festival of Psychology this...

What do your webinars cover?

We have three webinars available, all looking at Neurodiversity in relation to a specific topic or concept. We have focused on Neurodiversity and gender, looking at areas of...

How did you come to carry out the research on conversion therapy?

Much of my research and teaching has focused on gender and sexuality and I’m currently Chair of the Sexualities Section, which provides a forum for psychologists whose work is relevant to...

The High Court just dealt a blow to the rights of transgender children in the UK (Bell v. Tavistock, 2020). As a consequence, thousands of trans teenagers have...

I came across the debate on gender diversity and freedom of expression in The Psychologist (October and...

I am concerned by the letter in the October issue advocating for a regressive change in the BPS guidelines around the treatment of LGBTQ individuals (‘...

What does it mean to be non-binary in the 21st Century? That’s the key question of this compelling and in-depth anthology. The answer: It means lots of different things to lots of different people. At the heart of this book is the recognition of multiple factors which...

I was surprised to see the letter ‘Freedom of expression around diversity guidelines’ in the October issue of The Psychologist. In that letter Alcock et al....

Following the response to J.K. Rowling’s essay ‘Reasons for Speaking Out on Sex and Gender Issues’ and the 18 June Newsnight report of safeguarding concerns at the NHS Gender Identity Development Service, we call for an immediate review of the recent...

Eighty per cent of psychology undergraduate students are female and at Russell Group institutions, the proportion is even higher, standing at around 85 per cent. The result is that psychology...