Transgender children, kids whose gender identity does not match their assigned sex, have become the subject of interest to more and more news outlets. She only found out recently about the mermaid phenomenon, so this is not something she made up to satisfy the myth, so to speak. Katherine RachlinPh.
Beauty Beyond Binaries is a new biweekly column about the intersection of beauty and identity on allure. In fact, I have maintained the same makeup routine for nearly a decade. This may seem like blasphemy coming from a columnist for the beauty bible, but I just know what works for me.
Robert Webb has caused controversy by criticising Mermaids, the organisation that aims to help transgender youths and their families. But Mermaids sucks. None of the people you mention hate trans people — that would be obvious to you if you read their work with some intelligence and compassion.
Teachers have been told in a training session that some children as young as 12 who question their gender identity should be offered hormones to block puberty. What it does is put a pause button on the pituitary gland and freezes puberty where it is. Not growth, just puberty. Take the blockers away and biological puberty will recommence.
By Jack Elsom For Mailonline. A leading transgender charity has come under fire after its chief executive published deeply personal emails from parents worried about their children's transition. Mermaids boss Susie Green has been accused of 'fundamentally breaching' youngsters' privacy rights by posting the messages - which include the children's full names - online for anyone to see.
The charity Mermaids released a press statement on Saturday ahead of an article published in the Mail on Sunday which revealed details of a Mermaids school training session. The report concerned a governor of the Church of England school, the Reverend John Parker, who was moved to resign after his reasonable questions about the law and biology were dismissed out of hand by the Mermaids trainer. The Mermaids press statement can be viewed here.
Last month, teachers at a Church of England primary school in Essex attended a two-hour training session on transgender issues run by Mermaids, the transgender charity and campaign group. We were sent a recording of the session made by a concerned Christian governor. This is the first time that recorded evidence of transgender propaganda training for school teachers has surfaced.
Seriality and Texts for Young People pp Cite as. From the mainstream media accounts to the medical literature and community organizations, transgender children, it would seem, are obsessed with mermaids. Unable to display preview.
While family snaps show the tot in a Liverpool football kit, Jeneen says her toddler, born a boy, soon sensed he should be living life as a girl. And last year, at the age of seven, her wish came true when her name was officially changed by deed poll — to Luna. Today her proud mum opens her heart on the life-changing events and defies critics who believe her decision to let Luna choose her gender was premature.