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Oren Amitay vs. transgender people

Oren Amitay is a Canadian psychologist and anti-transgender activist involved in the gender critical movement.


Oren Aaron Amitay was born in 1968. Amitay attended York University, earning a master’s degree in 1999 and a doctorate in 2006.

In 2014 Amitay founded Straight Kill Films and began promoting the work of several members of the so-called intellectual dark web, described as a gateway to the far right.

In 2017 Amitay was involved in a controversy over transgender discussions on the Ontario Psychological Association (OPA) listserv.

In 2019 Amitay was suspended from Twitter for gender critical activity and investigated for misconduct by employer Ryerson University.

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Xavier-Carter, Breanna (December 5, 2019). Ryerson psychology instructor faces allegations of misconduct. Ryersonian

 Gallant, Jacques (October 15, 2019). Ontario psychologist completed assessments without children’s aids societies knowing he had been cautioned. Toronto Star

Amitay, Oren (2018). Complete narrative of DocAmitay’s OPA listserv history [PDF] See also YouTube: 1 2 3 4 5

Amitay OA (1999) Introjected parental perceptions and choice of romantic partners in dependents and self-critics. [Master’s thesis]

Amitay OA (2006). Supportive and undermining relational patterns in individuals vulnerable to major depression. [PhD dissertation]


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