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PubPeer is a central place to anonymously comment on any academic paper. It has what feels like an archaic UI, hasn't improved very much since it was first created but has led to numerous high profile retractions and fraud findings in science. Anonymous comments have been a very important capability to call out problems in papers from high profile scientists.

There have, in previous years, been comments on a number of "transgender" pieces that make unscientific claims in high profile journals, e.g.:

https://pubpeer.com/publications/0869164CF60C5897FBDD0EF59B487C

https://pubpeer.com/publications/5AE269A4A0232925E846E6AE9CF809

https://pubpeer.com/publications/BCA410E181D474A6AB696CEEEDF133

https://pubpeer.com/publications/0360115A4703000678D795177925DF

https://pubpeer.com/publications/6882235778300E040A36677EDED57A

I can confirm that new comments on similar sorts of papers are not being published on PubPeer. The moderation process is entirely opaque. A great shame given how important PubPeer has been in raising flags about terrible science.

[PubPeer](https://pubpeer.com/) is a central place to anonymously comment on any academic paper. It has what feels like an archaic UI, hasn't improved very much since it was first created but has led to numerous high profile retractions and fraud findings in science. Anonymous comments have been a very important capability to call out problems in papers from high profile scientists. There have, in previous years, been comments on a number of "transgender" pieces that make unscientific claims in high profile journals, e.g.: https://pubpeer.com/publications/0869164CF60C5897FBDD0EF59B487C https://pubpeer.com/publications/5AE269A4A0232925E846E6AE9CF809 https://pubpeer.com/publications/BCA410E181D474A6AB696CEEEDF133 https://pubpeer.com/publications/0360115A4703000678D795177925DF https://pubpeer.com/publications/6882235778300E040A36677EDED57A I can confirm that new comments on similar sorts of papers are not being published on PubPeer. The moderation process is *entirely* opaque. A great shame given how important PubPeer has been in raising flags about terrible science.

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[–] mittimithai [OP] male 4 points Edited

As you suggest, the denial of sex and elevation of pseudoscientific notion of gender identity in contexts ranging from medical practice to scientific journals is an indictment of the entire Institution of Science.

The worst is they are getting grant money for the pseudo science research projects.

The ultimate Holy Grail and biological "space race" is to successfully transplant a uterus in a TIM.