Academic Stopped from Researching ‘Sex-Change Regret’ Says Fear, Sensitivity of Subject is Stifling Debate

An academic has challenged a decision by Bath Spa University to refuse him permission to research trans regret.  Psychotherapist James Caspian wanted to study people who had undergone “sex-change” operations only to later regret their decision and seek to reverse their transition.  His research proposal was rejected by the university for being “politically incorrect.” Speaking to The Sunday Telegraph, he said, “I was shocked, but immediately knew I was in the eye of a storm.”  Caspian believes that his case demonstrates that the fear and sensitivity surrounding trans issues is stifling public debate and preventing them from being “critically examined.”  Read more: