Mermaids marches at Pride in London, 2019. (Barcroft Media via Getty/ Wiktor Szymanowicz) Trans youth charity Mermaids is still not being investigated by the Charity Commission over “safeguarding red flags”, despite relentless media reports. On Thursday (29 September), The Telegraph published yet another story on the charity, which provides support to young trans people and
Mermaids marches at Pride in London, 2019. (Barcroft Media via Getty/ Wiktor Szymanowicz) Trans children’s charity Mermaids has responded to an “investigation” by The Telegraph which suggested the charity was putting children at risk. On Sunday (25 September), The Telegraph ran a story headlined: “Trans charity Mermaids giving breast binders to children behind parents’ backs”.
Protesters outside the first LGB Alliance conference. (In Pictures via Getty/ Mark Kerrison) LGB Alliance co-founder Bev Jackson has said the “consequence” of the work of Stonewall and Mermaids will be to “get rid of gay people”. Two LGB Alliance co-founders – Jackson and Kate Harris – gave evidence on the fourth day of the
Exterior view of Broadcasting House, the BBC headquarters in Central London. (Photo by Vuk Valcic/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Concerns have been raised over the “censorship” of trans issues after the BBC unpublished a doctor’s heartbreaking fears for young patients in light of last year’s controversial puberty blockers High Court ruling. The broadcaster said it
The Royal Courts of Justice where the High Court is located in London. (Getty/ BEN STANSALL/AFP) Many parents and carers of trans children are afraid to tell their kids about the High Court ruling on puberty blockers, Mermaids has reported. The High Court ruled on 1 December that transgender under-16s must understand the implications both
Caroline Flack at The BRIT Awards 2018 in London, England. (Antony Jones/Getty Images) A memorial fund for Caroline Flack, the Love Island presenter who died by suicide last weekend, will be dedicated to trans children’s charity Mermaids. The Caroline Flack Memorial Fund has been set up by Andrew Brady, the former Apprentice star who was