The making of trans children

Feb 7, 2020 by

by Joanna Williams, spiked: Should schools have gender-neutral uniforms? Should tampons be available in the boys’ toilets for pupils who were born female but now identify as male? Which changing room should transgender pupils use after PE lessons? Should parents be informed if their daughter asks to be treated as a boy at school? Should transgender children be prescribed hormones to delay the onset of puberty? Discussion about the treatment of transgender people often focuses on the...

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Universities have become padded cells for vulnerable inmates

Dec 3, 2019 by

by Peter Jones, Rebel Priest: Most university vice-chancellors, one suspects, if they subscribe to any paper read the Guardian by choice. But when that paper runs a story about their university, they are likely to suppress a groan: the news is unlikely to be good. Events three weeks ago at Birmingham University are a case in point. Three years ago, a female student living off campus (we will anonymise her as Alice) took a boyfriend (call him Ben), also a Birmingham student, home to her digs...

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35 million young people to have abandoned the Christian faith by 2050 – report

Sep 28, 2019 by

by Samuel Smith, Christian Post: With 35 million youths raised in Christian families projected to disaffiliate from Christianity by the year 2050, youth ministry leader Greg Stier believes churches can’t settle for simply slowing down the bleeding. “How about not just slowing down the bleeding, what if there was a revival that flipped those stats?” he asked. “That is what we are praying for. How do we flip the switch?” The 131-page report, titled The Great...

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Student chapel numbers beat regular Sunday worship figures

Aug 22, 2019 by

from Christian Today: University students are attending chapel services at a higher rate than the rest of the population, challenging the notion that young people aren’t interested in church. Fifty-four Anglican college chapels across Durham University, Oxford and Cambridge were surveyed by the Church of England, with data being received from 40 of them — four at Durham, 19 at Oxford and 17 at Cambridge, The Times reports. The figures showed that there were twice as many students making...

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How Publicly Funded Colleges Encourage Dangerous Sex With Porn, Condoms, And Lies

Aug 22, 2019 by

by Kara Bell, The Federalist: At the University of Wisconsin-Madison, I was led behind closed doors to watch a performance depicting how “all white people are racist,” and asked to raise my hand if I identified with a point of privilege, such as being “white, English-speaking, or straight.” This inherently racist propaganda is only topped by university-funded programs like Sex Week, where facilitators snort and giggle as students stuff their pockets full of free colorful, glow-in-the-dark, and...

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Does Tavistock GIDS fast-track 16+ referrals of adolescents with gender dysphoria?

Aug 4, 2019 by

from Transgender Trend: In November 2018 the Observer reported the claim that the Tavistock Gender Identity Development Service was ‘fast-tracking young adults’. In response the Tavistock said: ‘We do not limit or curtail assessments because of pressure to move swiftly to medical interventions. With complex cases, rather than truncating assessments, we will often extend the time given to trying understand what may be going on.’ In a private email that has been shared with us, Paul Jenkins, CEO...

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