Pink News is reporting that Kellie Maloney has called for schools to teach about transgender issues as part of sex and relationship education.
The former boxing promoter was speaking after data revealed an upswing in the number of young people seeking treatment for gender dysphoria.
She told Sky News: “I don’t think there’s enough help and enough support – there’s only one gender clinic that deals with young people and it’s based in London – that has to serve the whole country. I think that is really overworked.
“I was three when I knew… at three I didn’t really know it was my gender issue. I didn’t know fully until I was 16 and read an article on April Ashley. I read it and thought god, this is me!”
She added: “The most important thing the Government can do is educate people.
“Bring it into the school curriculum so people understand it, teachers understand it, GPs understand it.”
“It doesn’t just affect you, it affects your family, if affects your friends, it affects everything…”
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