Kellie Maloney: Schools should teach about transgender issues

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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Comments

  1. LaCatholicState

    SchoolsImprove No thanks. Parents do not want transgender lessons for our kids and he has not right to impose his views on others.

  2. LaCatholicState

    SchoolsImprove If schools spent more time teaching the Golden rule and 10 Commandments instead, we might have less bullying and tragedy!

  3. GodIsGood4All

    LaCatholicState SchoolsImprove I’m a parent and I would love to see our kids educated on
    these issues.  The young need to have their eyes opened to the
    amazing and vast spectrum of humanity; otherwise they will grow up to be ignorant
    and fearful adults.

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