Furious parents have claimed that teaching material use in sex education classes for children as young as 14 tells pupils that transition gender would stop them getting bullied.
The content produced by education consultancy Chameleon PDE says that puberty can be optional and that there are seven genders, a report claimed.
Included in the material is a presentation on gender diversity which tells the story of Tom, who had transitioned from being known as Tina May, who said that they were no longer bullied at school after transition gender.
In the story Tom says that he was upset after being put in the same tutorial group as a ‘mean kid’ but that ‘once I’d transitioned at school, the bullying stopped’.
Tom said that there were ‘whisperings and stares at first’ but that his transition eventually become ‘old news’.
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