Children as young as three are being targeted by a surge of new books on transgender issues.
Publishing experts say there are now scores of titles aimed at under-11s introducing concepts such as men being mothers and children changing gender. Many are also included on primary school reading lists after being promoted by LGBTQ
Transgender Trend, a campaign group concerned about the sharp rise in young people changing gender, analysed 60 LGBTQ books aimed at primary-age children.
Shelley Charlesworth, who led their investigation, told The Mail on Sunday: ‘Trans picture books are a completely new phenomenon.
‘This can’t be over-emphasised. Telling young children that hairstyles and clothes will change their sex and that other children will then believe it to be true is a cruel deception.
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