Anti-transgender group Binary Australia are sending hundreds of schools information packs for parents to “protect” children from “radical transgender indoctrination”.
Binary director Kirralie Smith announced the plan to combat “transgender speakers, de-gendering language, pronoun police, explicit sex education programs and inappropriate library books” in schools.
Smith plans to distribute the packs to 500 P&C groups at New South Wales schools from next week. Binary created the info packs using donations from the group’s supporters.
She said the kits advise parents on their “parental rights and how to keep children safe against radical transgender indoctrination”.
The “anti-PC” kits tell parents to ask schools which toilets “trans students use”, where “trans students sleep on camps” and whether “biological males can participate as females” in sport.
“Schools are reluctant to reveal policy, if any, around these issues,” the info pack reads.
“Remember, the school may have been very careful with the wording. Often, indoctrination programs are referred to in politically correct ‘code’ words like ‘anti-bullying’.”
Smith said “radical gender activists” are “forcing many to remain silent as unreasonable and unsafe practices are implemented.”
One Nation NSW leader Mark Latham launched the anti-PC kits
In 2017, landmark Australian study Trans Pathways found that 80% of transgender young people had self-harmed. The study also found 48% of the trans young people had attempted suicide.
Researchers found issues like “peer rejection, bullying, issues with school or university, and a lack of family support” were key factors impacting their mental health.
Kirralie Smith and One Nation’s NSW leader Mark Latham launch Binary’s information packs at the NSW Parliament on Wednesday.
Not good enough. The state government has a responsibility to ensure schools are a safe place for all students.
— David Shoebridge (@ShoebridgeMLC) August 8, 2019
And to be clear, ANY success these transphobic campaigns have will cause harm to trans children, and the community as a whole.
— Margot Fink 💙 deadconcession.com (@margot_fink) August 8, 2019
Occasional reminder that what Shelton, Latham, Smith, Cottrell, Devine etc refer to as “radical transgender indoctrination” is a process of support & affirmation for gender-diverse kids that is supported by ever peak medical, psychological & paediatric body in the western world.
— Pauline Pantsdown (@PPantsdown) August 7, 2019
Latham has repeatedly complained of “radical gender theory” in NSW schools. Similarly, he declared them “gender fluidity factories” in his maiden parliementary speech in May.
In January, he claimed school students were switching gender “daily” for “novelty purposes”. Latham announced a One Nation policy to make legal recognition more difficult for trans people to obtain.
Anti-same-sex marriage lobby group Marriage Alliance rebranded as Binary Australia last November to fight transgender rights.
Binary’s stated goal is to “protect children from those who would seek to indoctrinate them with programs designed to promote the LGBTI agenda.”
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