The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) has denied a report that it has been commissioned by the health minister, Greg Hunt , to conduct an inquiry on the “safety and ethics” of medical treatment of trans children. On Saturday, the Australian reported that the RACP had “agreed to do the inquiry” after being asked to by Hunt. Hunt had received complaints about healthcare for trans children from a group including former deputy president of Fred Nile’s Christian Democratic Party, Dr John Whitehall, and psychology professor Dianna Kenny, both vocal opponents of trans healthcare. In a post on its site on Tuesday, the RACP published Hunt’s letter in which he called on the college to “urgently consider and advise on the clinical best practice for the treatment of gender dysphoria in children and adolescents”. Bill to allow transgender people to change birth certificate without surgery clears first hurdle in […]