If you are interested in learning more about the transgender issue, particularly how it affects school-aged children, here are some resources we have compiled for you. Inclusion on this list does not mean that Christian Educators endorses everything contained within.
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Dr. Riittakerttu Kaltiala, the chief psychiatrist in the department of adolescent psychiatry at Finland’s Tampere University Hospital and a pioneer in the field of gender-affirming care, contends that there is no solid evidence supporting the medical transitioning of young people.
A reliable medical resource on the topic of gender dysphoria for parents, teens, physicians, schools, and policymakers provided by the American College of Pediatricians, a national organization of pediatricians and other healthcare professionals dedicated to the health and well-being of children.
There are more than 100 pediatric gender clinics across the U.S. I worked at one. What’s happening to children is morally and medically appalling.
By Jamie Reed, The Free Press, February 17, 2023
Many left-leaning activists claim that puberty blockers and cross-sex hormones treatments reduce suicide. However, a more rigorous analysis of the data demonstrates that easing access to these treatments without parental consent significantly increases suicide rates.
“Does ‘Gender-Affirming Care’ For Trans Kids Actually Prevent Suicide? Here’s What The Data Say”, Jay P. Greene, The Heritage Foundation (originally posted by The Daily Wire), June 15, 2022.
A comprehensive guide for parents about the transgender issue developed by the Family Policy Alliance, The Heritage Foundation, and several other groups.
Advocates of pediatric gender transition publish a fatally flawed study purporting to debunk the social-transition hypothesis.
by Leor Sapir, City Journal
August 5, 2022
A balanced guide providing a compassionate and effective response to gender non-conforming students in order to make wise policy decisions that meet the needs of the entire student body and fulfilling the essential requirement to “do no harm.”
Published by Child & Parental Rights Campaign, Inc., 2020
Alliance Defending Freedom, Sep 30, 2019
Ryan Everson, Alliance Defending Freedom, Jan 17, 2020
Michael K. Laidlaw, Public Discourse, The Witherspoon Institute, Apr 5, 2018
LGBT activists are dialing up the heat on parents and researchers who question transgender dogma, while peer influence may be leading some teens into life-changing hormone treatments, Jamie Dean, World, Jan 30 2019
Brandon Showalter, The Christian Post, Jun 6, 2020
Christina Jewett, STAT, Feb 2, 2017
Michelle Cretella, The Daily Signal, Jun 6, 2019
Panel Discussion at The Heritage Foundation, Oct 11, 2017
Mark Regenerus, Public Discourse, The Witherspoon Institute, Nov 13, 2019
Andre Van Mol, Michael K. Laidlaw, Miriam Grossman and Paul Mchugh, Public Discourse, The Witherspoon Institute, Sep 13, 2020
Part 1 of 6, Anonymous, Family Research Council, Nov 12, 2019
Daily Signal, Oct 7, 2019
Many transgender persons regret what they did to their bodies and souls, and some are pleading that others not repeat their mistake, Sophia Lee, World, Mar 30, 2017
Andre Van Mol, Public Discourse, The Witherspoon Institute, Jan 24, 2018
Andrew T. Walker, The Gospel Coalition, Mar 28, 2018
Nancy Pearcy, Christianity Today, Feb 20, 2018
Interview with Preston Sprinkle, Sean McDowell and Scott Rae, Think Biblically, Biola University, Jun 21, 2018
Sean McDowell, Feb 19, 2019
Ryan T. Anderson, Encounter Books, 2018
Nancy Pearcy, Baker Books, 2018
a non-partisan, volunteer-run organization with a mission to protect young people who identify as transgender from medical and psychological harms
American College of Pediatricians
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