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All articles & reviews tagged with gender-identity

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October 2019
News > Education

BBC film for school children says there are ‘over 100 genders’

The BBC has produced an education film for schools that claims there are ‘more than 100 gender identities’. It has been sharply criticised as nonsense and accused of confusing primary school children as young as nine. BBC Teach released the series of nine films to support the physical, social and health education (PSHE) curriculum…

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September 2019
News > International

Presbyterian Church in America affirms Nashville Statement on sexuality

Throughout the years, the church has faced various trials and has had to make her stand, often due to theological or ecclesiastical issues. This year, the 47th General Assembly (GA) of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) met in Dallas, Texas and debated long and hard over how to deal with the cultural issues…

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August 2019
Articles > Cultural and Ethical

Controversial questions in the 2021 Census

Controversial questions on gender identity and sexual orientation are to be included in the 2021 Census in England and Wales. These questions will differ from most of the census questions, in that both will be voluntary and only asked of respondents aged 16 or over. The only other voluntary question in the census will…

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March 2019
Articles > Cultural and Ethical

8 ways your church should respond to the transgender agenda

In the last edition of ET, I examined the transgender agenda. What is it? Where did it come from? Where is it heading? This time I ask, how should churches respond? I suggest there are at least eight things we must do. 1. We need to provide biblical teaching about God’s good purpose in…

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November 2018
News > Society

Society – Six-year-olds made to write gay love letters

BBC Manchester filmed a school teacher in Warrington, Cheshire, instructing her class of six-year-old pupils to write gay love letters, and posted the video on its Facebook page, sparking a social media storm. The video shows teacher Sarah Hopson from Bewsey Lodge Primary School telling the children to imagine they were Prince Henry and…

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January 2018
News > Ethics

Ethics – Pseudo-medicine

Recent figures from the Tavistock Clinic, Britain’s only NHS gender identity service for under-18s, showed referral rates have rocketed from just 97 in 2009 to more than 2,000 in 2016-17, with 1,400 last year from girls. One parent told the Mail on Sunday anonymously that, two years ago, she received a call from her…

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December 2017
News > Ethics

Ethics – Gender identity warning

It is extremely rare for children to have true gender identity concerns, a lead clinician at a gender identity clinic for children has stated. According to Professor Gary Butler, clinical lead at the UK Gender Identity Development service, only ‘one child born in every 20,000’ experiences transsexual feelings. He made the comments during a…

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