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March 25, 2013

Trans rights campaigner Helen Belcher collected dozens of complaints against GPs after conducting a survey with transgender people

General Practitioner doctors (GPs) in the UK are facing an investigation over their treatment of transgender patients from the healthcare regulation body the General Medical Council (GMC).

Campaigner Helen Belcher presented the GMC with a dossier of 39 complaints from transgender patients, GP trade magazine Pulse reports.

January 7, 2013

Investigation into doctor who treats gender reassignment patients accused of being a 'witch hunt' by NHS

A doctor who treated trans men and women seeking gender reassignment is being investigated after several patients complained about his practices.

One of the most serious complaints which prompted Britain’s General Medical Council to investigate Dr Richard Curtis was filed by a patient who had a double mastectomy and hormone therapy but later regretted the decision.

September 5, 2012

An Australian Christian doctor who prescribed a drug used to chemically castrate sex offenders to a gay teenager to treat his sexuality will no longer be allowed to practice as a GP

An Australian doctor who is a member of a controversial Christian sect, and who prescribed a chemical castration drug commonly given to sex offenders to a gay teenager, has been banned from practicing as a General Practitioner.

Dr Mark Craddock, 75, a member of the Exclusive Brethren sect in Australia, wrote a script for the anti-androgen drug cyproterone acetate, sold under the brand name Cyprostat, at his home in 2008 for a visiting 18 year-old New Zealander who had recently confessed his homosexuality to church leaders.

May 20, 2012

Research indicates that employees aged 55+ less likely to be open about their sexuality

One of my favorite Oscar Wilde quotes is: ‘...the young are always ready to give to those who are older than themselves the full benefits of their inexperience.’