A teacher has revealed that 17 pupils at a single British school are in the process of changing gender, and most of them are autistic.
The teacher felt compelled to speak out, but has chosen to keep her identity hidden for fear of dismissal, she told the Mail on Sunday.
She says that schools and some politicians have swallowed ‘hook, line and sinker’ a politically-correct ‘fallacy’ peddled by a powerful transgender lobby.
She says she was advised to keep parents and other teachers in the dark if a pupil claimed to be transgender.
And she claims that older pupils at her school who changed gender ‘groomed’ younger, mainly autistic students to do the same.
The teacher believes many of her colleagues are now too scared to challenge students’ claims they are transgender because they fear being sacked or sued for being transphobic.
Britain’s only NHS transgender clinic for children have seen more than 1,000 under-18s. But an internal review discovered 372 of these patients — some 35 per cent — exhibited ‘moderate or severe autistic traits.’
Conservative MP David Davies said, ‘I congratulate this teacher for coming out and telling us what I have long suspected has been going on in schools.
‘It is horrendous that children are being encouraged by other pupils to identify as transgender, particularly if they have autism.’
The government is currently pressing ahead with plans to change the law to make it far easier for people to legally change their gender.
But MP for Monmouth David Davies said that transgender activists are trying to stifle debate, and he told ministers that activists are creating an ‘atmosphere of menace’.