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Abigail Shrier vs. transgender people

Abigail Shrier is an American author who is a key figure in the “gender critical” movement of anti-transgender activists, focusing on:

Shrier is author of the 2020 book Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters and has testified against the Equality Act before Congress in 2021.


Abigail Brett Krauser Shrier was born June 21, 1978 and grew up in College Park, Maryland. Shrier’s parents are Sherrie L. Krauser, a judge of the Circuit Court of Maryland, and Peter B. Krauser, a judge of the Maryland Court of Special Appeals and former chairman of the Maryland Democratic Party.

Shrier attended Sheridan School and Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School. After earning a bachelor’s degree from Columbia University in 2000, Shrier earned a bachelor’s degree from Oxford in 2002. Shrier then earned a law degree from Yale University in 2005. After clerking for Judith W. Rogers and Chief Justice Aharon Barak of the Supreme Court of Israel, Shrier was admitted to the New York Bar in 2006 and the California Bar in 2007. Shrier was an associate attorney at Irell & Manella from 2006 to 2008 before becoming a full-time writer in 2009. Shrier’s California license became inactive in 2009.

Shrier is a registered Republican and married wealth manager Zachary Loren Shrier in 2007.


Shrier A (March 15, 2021) Equality Act testimony

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Irell & Manell (~2008). Abigail Shrier. [archive]

Ferguson CJ (January 19, 2021) A Review of “Irreversible Damage” by Abigail Shrier. Psychology Today

Staff report (June 10, 2007). Achievement and Reasonable Pride. PrawfsBlawg

Resources by Shrier

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Resources supportive of Shrier


Jordan Peterson

Joe Rogan

Hillsdale College

The Rubin Report

Ben Shapiro

Matt Walsh

Benjamin Boyce

Resources critical of Shrier

GLAAD Accountability Project (

Science-Based Medicine

Irreversible Damage to the Trans Community: A Critical Review of Abigail Shrier’s Irreversible Damage (Part One)

Cass Eris (