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Dr. Jillian Spencer, Australia

"This is a really serious child protection issue."

Dr Jillian Spencer is a senior child psychiatrist who was suspended from the Queensland Children’s Hospital in Australia for raising concerns about the hospital’s use of the affirmation model to treat children with gender dysphoria. 

She has appeared on Sky News, 7NewsFamily First NZ, and Gender a Wider Lens. Several newspapers have also picked up her story, including the Daily Mail, BNN and The Australian

On July 26, 2003, The Australian Doctor's Federation issued a statement in support of Dr Spencer which can be found here.

Are you a clinician who relates to Jillian's story? We'd love to hear from you. 

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