Books

Society didn’t anticipate the steep rise in number of children questioning their gender over the past decade and to a large extent is still considering its significance and implications. We offer some title suggestions below as a way for parents to read around the subject, and to situate their own family’s experiences within a wider context.

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A Guide to Mental Health Issues in Girls and Young...
This book addresses the specific mental health needs of girls and young women with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Looking at...
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Bad Science
Ben Goldacre’s wise and witty bestseller, shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize, lifts the lid on quack doctors, flaky statistics,...
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Brainwashing
Throughout history, humans have attempted to influence and control the thoughts of others. Since the word 'brainwashing' was coined in...
Kathleen Taylor Buy on Amazon
Bully Proof Kids
We can’t always be there to protect our kids as they make their way in the world. What we can...
Stella O'Malley Buy on Amazon
Change for the Better
'This is a guide for real people living and struggling in real life, ordinary circumstances… it is full of humane,...
Elizabeth Wilde Mccormick Buy on Amazon
Combatting Cult Mind Control
On November 18th, 1978, over 900 people including a U.S. congressman Leo Ryan died because of Cult Leader Jim Jones....
Steven Hassan Buy on Amazon
Cynical Theories: How Universities Made Everything about Race, Gender, and...
Have you heard that language is violence and that science is sexist? Or been told that being obese is healthy,...
Helen Pluckrose & James Lindsay Buy on Amazon
Desist, Detrans and Detox
Blindsided when a child suddenly announces a transgender identity, many parents today find their families under assault by an insidious...
Maria Keffler Buy on Amazon
Gender Dysphoria: A Therapeutic Model for Working with Children, Adolescents...
In recent years, there has been an explosion in the number of children and young people who diagnose themselves as...
Sue Evans and Marcus Evans Buy on Amazon
Hold on to Your Kids
Children take their lead from their friends: being ‘cool’ matters more than anything else. Shaping values, identity and codes of...
Gordon Neufeld & Gabor Maté Buy on Amazon
Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain
WINNER of the 2018 Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize 2018 'Finally, a book about the adolescent brain written...
Sarah-Jayne Blakemore Buy on Amazon
Inventing Transgender Children and Young People
The essays in this volume are written by clinicians, psychologists, sociologists, educators, parents and de-transitioners. Contributors demonstrate how ‘transgender children...
Michele Moore & Heather Brunskell-Evans Buy on Amazon
Invisible Women
*THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER* 'HELL YES. This is one of those books that has the potential to change...
Caroline Criado Perez Buy on Amazon
Irreversible Damage
Until just a few years ago, gender dysphoria—severe discomfort in one’s biological sex—was vanishingly rare. It was typically found in...
Abigail Shrier Buy on Amazon
Martian in the Playground
This deceptively little book contains more truth and provides more insight into what it is like to have Asperger′s Syndrome...
Clare Sainsbury Buy on Amazon
Material Girls
Material Girls is a timely and trenchant critique of the influential theory that we all have an inner feeling known...
Kathleen Stock Buy on Amazon
Mistakes Were Made But Not By Me
Why is it so hard to say 'I made a mistake' and really believe it? When we make mistakes, cling...
Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson Buy on Amazon
Neurodiverse Relationships
Comprised of the accounts of twelve heterosexual couples in which the man is on the Autism Spectrum, this book invites...
Joanna Pike & Tony Attwood Buy on Amazon
Parenting a Teen Who Has Intense Emotions
From Amazon: The teen years can be daunting for any parent. But if you are the parent of a teen...
Pat Harvey and Britt Rathbone Buy on Amazon
Parenting Girls on the Autism Spectrum
Parents of girls on the autism spectrum often wish their daughters were celebrated for their talents, rather than discouraged for...
Eileen Riley-Hall Buy on Amazon
Science Fictions: Exposing Fraud, Bias, Negligence and Hype in Science
So much relies on science. But what if science itself can't be relied on? Medicine, education, psychology, health, parenting -...
Stuart Ritchie Buy on Amazon
Sex Matters
'McGregor is kickass; a respected crusader. If you're a woman, she's definitely the doctor you'd want to see in an...
Dr Alyson J McGregor Buy on Amazon
Strange Contagion
Picking up where The Tipping Point leaves off, respected journalist Lee Daniel Kravetz's Strange Contagion is a provocative look at...
Lee Daniel Kravetz Buy on Amazon
The Coddling of the American Mind
Have good intentions, over-parenting and the decline in unsupervised play led to the emergence of modern identity politics and hypersensitivity?...
Jonathan Haidt & Greg Lukianoff Buy on Amazon
The End of Gender
International sex researcher, neuroscientist, and columnist Debra Soh debunks popular gender myths in this fascinating, research-based, scientific examination of the...
Dr Debra Soh Buy on Amazon
The Madness of Crowds: Gender, Race and Identity
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER A Times and Sunday Times Book of the Year 'Douglas Murray fights the good fight for...
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The Science of Fate
'A truly fascinating - if unnerving - read' The Telegraph 'We can all benefit from Critchlow's book' New Scientist 'Acute,...
Hannah Critchlow Buy on Amazon
The Tipping Point
A wonderful page-turner about a fascinating idea that should affect the way every thinking person thinks about the world around...
Malcolm Gladwell Buy on Amazon
Trans: Exploring Gender Identity and Gender Dysphoria
What is gender dysphoria? How does it affect people? What do terms like intersex, cisgender and transsexualism mean? This book,...
Dr Az Hakeem Buy on Amazon
Trans: When Ideology Meets Reality
Knowing more has never meant more. Gender identity ideology is about more than Twitter storms and using the right pronouns....
Helen Joyce Buy on Amazon
Transgender Children and Young People: Born in Your Own Body
This book is a collection of essays about the current theory and practice of transgendering children. Essays are written against...
Michele Moore & Heather Brunskell-Evans Buy on Amazon
Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood
We expect an enormous amount from our teenage girls in a world where they are bombarded with messages about how...
Lisa Damour Buy on Amazon
What’s Left?: How the left lost its way
From the much-loved, witty and excoriating voice of journalist Nick Cohen, a powerful and irreverent dissection of the agonies, idiocies...
Nick Cohen Buy on Amazon
Women & Power: A Manifesto
Britain's best-known classicist Mary Beard, is also a committed and vocal feminist. With wry wit, she revisits the gender agenda...
Professor Mary Beard Buy on Amazon