School pupils are being challenged to debate trans and gender issues – and whether unisex toilets are a good thing

Apr 14, 2019 by

by Susie Mesure, iNews: Gender is one of the thorniest subjects of discussion in the UK, so why did the Royal Institution choose to help schools cover the topic? School toilets have never had the best of reputations. What with bullying, smoking and lobbing balls of wet tissue on to the ceiling, pupils have traditionally headed there for mischief. For teenagers with gender dysphoria, school toilets, with their stark boy/girl divide, pose an additional trauma. But what if schools were to install...

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Transgender booklet suspended in Warwickshire schools

Apr 12, 2019 by

by Katy Hallam, Coventry Live: Parents have complained about the use of the toolkit, which talks about breast binding and how to support trans pupils. A council is reviewing its use of a controversial transgender toolkit for schools after complaints from parents. Warwickshire County Council had issued the booklet to all schools in the county at the end of January last year. The booklet – which describes itself as a “best practice guide” – provides schools with the...

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Stop this trans exploitation of children

Apr 11, 2019 by

by Joanna Williams, spiked: At last, clinicians are speaking out about the rush to ‘transition’ gender-confused kids. At last medical professionals are raising questions about the treatment of transgender children. For too long doctors, teachers and social workers have quietly conspired in a view that children who question their gender are trans and that they need to have this identity affirmed along with a new name and pronouns, different clothes, counselling, perhaps a medical referral,...

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State-coerced child gender ‘transitioning’ is here. Parents are horrified

Apr 11, 2019 by

by Lianne Laurence, LifeSite: As a Canadian father fights to stop court-ordered testosterone treatments for his 14-year-old daughter, U.S. experts warn there’s an increasing danger that more and more American parents will find themselves in a similar heartrending predicament. “Yes, it is really that bad,” Michelle Cretella, president of the American College of Pediatrics, told LifeSiteNews. “Parents are losing their right to protect their children from this dangerous medical experiment, and...

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Workers at transgender clinic quit over concerns of ‘unregulated live experiments on children’

Apr 10, 2019 by

by Chris Dyer, Mailonline: Five whistleblowing workers at the only NHS transgender clinic in Britain have quit over fears children as young as three are going through unnecessary gender reassignment treatment. The clinicians from the Gender Identity Development Service (GIDS) clinic based in London and Leeds left over concerns children were being incorrectly diagnosed with gender dysphoria. It was feared some gay children struggling with their sexual identity are being incorrectly diagnosed as...

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Denying the Neuroscience of Sex Differences

Mar 31, 2019 by

by Larry Cahill, Quillette: A review of The Gendered Brain: The new neuroscience that shatters the myth of the female brain, by Gina Rippon. The Bodley Head Ltd (March 2019).    Imagine your response to picking up a copy of the leading scientific journal Nature and reading the headline: “The myth that evolution applies to humans.” Anyone even vaguely familiar with the advances in neuroscience over the past 15–20 years regarding sex influences on brain function might have a similar response to...

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