The detransitioners

Is it transphobic to worry about people who regret their surgery? David Scullion speaks to psychotherapist James Caspian and photographer Laura Dodsworth

There is no reliable data on the number of people who regret their decision to undergo transgender surgery. James Caspian, a trained psychotherapist who worked for a decade with people who wanted to change their gender decided to find out more but was blocked by Bath Spa University for trying to research a non “politically correct” topic. He’s now trying to take his university to court.

Laura Dodsworth is a writer and photographer who documented detransitioners for the Sunday Times through photographs of their bodies and she has written a longer piece on interviews with detransitioners here. Both join David Scullion on the podcast this week.

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