This documentary from psychotherapist Stella O’Malley considers the huge rise in numbers of young people embarking on gender transition, through the prism of the gender identity issues that she experienced when she was a child.
View Trans Kids: It’s time to talk on the Channel 4 Website.
Filmmaker Olly Lambert has discussed the diffulties he encountered whilst trying to make this documentary. Despite being a seasoned filmmaker who has made several docuentaries about international conflicts in places such as Syria, Gaza and also during the Iraq war, he said he had never encountered anything like the hostility he received whilst making this film. You can watch him talking about his experiences below, filmed when he took part in a panel discussion called Woke News Talk.
Stella O’Malley has gone on to speak openly about her own experiences as a gender dysphoric child, and her concerns about the numbers of youth now declaring a transgender identity and going on to socially and mediclly transition. At the end of 2020, she began a podcast, with therapist Sasha Ayad, called Gender: A Wider Lens, exploring the expanding concept of “gender” from a psychological depth perspective.