The statistics show a tremendously high suicide rate for transgendered people (41 %) that cannot be accounted for solely by societal rejection or bullying.
If that were a valid argument, the freed blacks who experienced extreme racism in the south during Jim Crowe laws would have had a similarly high suicide rate which they did not. Mc Hugh, the former psychiatrist-in-chief for Johns Hopkins Hospital and its current Distinguished Service Professor of Psychiatry, said that transgenderism is a “mental disorder” that merits treatment, that sex change is “biologically impossible,” and that people who promote sexual reassignment surgery are collaborating with and promoting a mental disorder.
They stated “(1) no federal law requires public schools to open sex-specific restrooms, showers, and changing areas to opposite-sex students, (2) providing such access violates the fundamental rights of the vast majority of students and parents, and (3) schools have broad discretion to regulate the use of school restrooms, showers, and changing areas.” It should be noted in ADF’s letter notes “federal regulations make clear that significant guidance documents issued by executive agencies are ’non-binding [in] nature’ and should not be ‘improperly treated as legally binding requirements.’ 72 Fed. The Teen Pregnancy Prevention program (TPP) is a HHS program which provides grants to “intermediary organizations that will provide capacity building assistance (CBA) to at least 3 youth-serving organizations to replicate evidence-based Teen Pregnancy Prevention (TPP) (Tier 1 A) programs in a defined service area with demonstrated need.” Such organizations could include school districts as “state agencies.” In 2015 m was allocated to such programs by the federal government.
Private donations from groups like the Rockefeller or Ford Foundation have also been used to fund this type of program.
Districts may be looking to change their sexuality education policies and curriculae in response to a 53 page guidance document issued by the US Department of Education in April 2014 which provided guidelines extending federal civil rights protections to transgender students.See Family Watch International’s report Teen Advocates for Sexual Health (TASH) is a local group sponsored by Planned Parenthood which seeks to promote this Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE). stated in the letter, “I have reviewed the curriculum and must caution the District that if it adopts the Curriculum, it will violate Missouri law due to the involvement of Planned Parenthood and other organizations that provide and promote abortions.” There are plenty of detailed citations in the letter that move it beyond pure opinion.They are currently pushing legislation in MO (SB672) that would diminish the promotion of abstinence and remove the prohibition against using curriculum or materials created by any organization that provides abortions. “No school district or charter school, or its personnel or agents, shall provide abortion services, or permit a person or entity to offer, sponsor, or furnish in any manner any course materials or instruction relating to human sexuality or sexually transmitted diseases to its students if such person or entity is a provider of abortion services.” Liberty Council, a non-profit litigation, education, and policy organization, confirmed this reading of the proposed Parkway curriculum in a letter sent to Superintendent Dr. While it is perfectly understandable that Parkway should choose to review a curriculum after 8 years, it does not automatically follow that they should adopt the comprehensive sexuality education they appear to have chosen.SIECUS’s goal is to eventually extinguish all funding for abstinence based sexuality education. Quoting UNESCO‘s ―International Guidelines on Sexuality Education, Dr.Miriam Grossman, author of stated, “One of the learning objectives [of sexuality education] is to ―change social norms.