Gender: A Wider Lens
Gender: A Wider Lens
126 - Hot Takes: Sasha & Stella Revisit Controversies from Season 3

126 - Hot Takes: Sasha & Stella Revisit Controversies from Season 3


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Sasha and Stella take time together to dig deeper in reflection and analysis from some of their recent episodes. They also chat a little bit about a few of their latest projects and endeavors including their upcoming book release: When Kids Say They’re Trans: A Guide for Thoughtful Parents. Visit to pre-order your copy of the book before Aug 25th and request an invite to their free webinar: When Kids Say They’re Trans: Do’s, Don’ts and Damage Control.

This episode also offers the official announcement with details of their 2023 live parent event. Registration is open for When Kids Say They’re Trans: A Weekend of Workshops, taking place September 21-24, 2023 in Annapolis, MD. Register by August 20th to take advantage of early bird pricing.


Pre-Order When Kids Say They’re Trans: A Guide for Thoughtful Parents 

When Kids Say They’re Trans: Weekend of Workshops | September 21-24, 2023

When Kids Say They’re Trans: A Guide for Thoughtful Parents (Press Release) 

Sasha’s GETA Workshop

Online Visibility and Political Identities: Working with Gender | August 19, 2023

Genspect "The Bigger Picture" Continues | Denver, Colorado (November 4-5, 2023) 

Genspect Launches New Think Tank to Draft a Gender Care Framework 


Episode 116 — Identity Politics vs. The Pursuit of Knowledge with Dr. Michael Bailey 

Follow-Up Episode: 116 Part II - Retraction w/ Dr. Michael Bailey

Episode 120 — Pioneer Series: Researching Sexual Behaviors with James Cantor

Episode 93 — A Takedown of Gender Politics with Wesley Yang 

Episode 114 — The Dutch Protocol: A Deprivation of Sexual Development with Julia Mason and Stephen Levine

Episode 118 - Prioritizing Expensive & Invasive Interventions: American Healthcare w/ Zhenya Abbruzzese 

Episode 109 — What If We Are All Wrong: A Mother’s Regret with Rose 

Episode 112 — Jamie Reed: “Every Ethical Line I Drew Was Walked On… We Are Hurting People” 

Episode 125 — From Gender Expert to Skeptical Dissenter with Sara Stockton

Episode 104 — No Time to Think with Hannah Barnes: The Downfall of GIDS at the Tavistock 

Episode 115 — How Online Communities Shape Thought, Desire, and Doubt about Transition: with Eliza Mondegreen 

Episode 117 — Gender, Parents, and Public Schools with Kate Parker 

Episode 121 — Practical Advice for Managing Gender Identity in Schools with Dr. Kate Goonan 

Episode 124 — A Culture of Desistance: Schools and Gender w/ Alex Capo

Episode 119 — Who Gets Embroiled in the Gender Debates 

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Gender: A Wider Lens
Gender: A Wider Lens
Therapists Stella O’Malley and Sasha Ayad explore diverse perspectives through a psychological lens, fostering open dialogue on gender identity, transition, and the transgender umbrella. Their work with gender dysphoric clients and unique experiences yield an informed outlook delving into gender's psychological nuances. Interviews with clinicians, academics, transgender individuals, parents, detransitioners, and others touched by gender provide varied insights and intimate inquiry into the taboo yet relevant topic.