Sex-swap kids being ‘abused’

Originally published in The Australian by Patricia Karvelas, July 27th 2013.

THE Family Court and the parents of gender-confused children are presiding over a generation of institutionalised child abuse” by allowing young kids to change their gender, risking the possibility that some may have deep regrets as adults.

In Gender Hurts: a feminist analysis of the politics of transgenderism — to be published early next year — Sheila Jeffreys, a professor of sexual politics at Melbourne University, argues that Australia is violating the rights of children by allowing this practice to continue. Continue reading