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Schools & Children: Caught in the Transgender Industry's Web

As transgender activists like Planned Parenthood, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, GLSEN, Gender Spectrum, and others push more and more radical sexualization indoctrination on younger and younger children, it’s imperative that parents and other decision-makers about children’s education understand what is happening to their children at school.


You think we'll corrupt your kids

if our agenda goes unchecked.

Funny, just this once, you're correct.

We'll convert your children ~ happens bit by bit,

quietly and subtly, and you will barely notice it.

~ San Francisco Gay Men's Choir

We're Coming For Your Children[i]


Schools are ground-zero for the explosive phenomenon of transgender identification among children, and are central to a deeply enmeshed and interconnected network referred to as the transgender industry. What may have begun via universities’ gender studies programs[ii], and academia’s theoretical philosophizing about whether sex is real or a social construct, has now taken root in the public school, from pre-kindergarten through high school graduation. The transgender industry is preying upon children out of unfettered greed, and for political gain. Let’s take a look at how this industry has woven its web around our children at school.

What exactly is happening in the public schools today with respect to transgender indoctrination? Besides hallways filled with marketing material for sex and gender propaganda, and a calendar replete each month of the year with special days celebrating manufactured holidays like Transgender Day of Awareness and Coming-Out Day, many schools are also inserting transgender training into every class and activity they possibly can,[iii] including the formation of clubs specifically designed for recruitment and dissemination of activist material.


Gender-Sexuality Allies (or GSA) clubs are touted as support groups for LGB & TQ kids, but they are actually boots-on-the-ground for indoctrinating kids into transgender ideology. Promoted and funded by the National Education Association, Planned Parenthood, and the Human Rights Campaign, these clubs are central to the cult strategy of pulling kids into gender ideology via recruitment, love-bombing, and inculcation of the beliefs and behaviors demanded by the gender industry. In fact, groups like these receive enormous grants from funds like the Tawani Foundation[iv] to establish so-called “health clinics” inside schools, and to recruit kids for the transgender industry. The Tawani Foundation was created by transgender-identified billionaire Jennifer (née James) Pritzker, whose family also has financial investments in pharmaceuticals.[v],[vi]

What do GSA clubs do? According to the GSA Club Advisor Handbook[vii], “GSA Network is a next-generation LGBTQ+ racial and gender justice organization that empowers and trains trans, queer, and allied youth leaders to advocate, organize, and mobilize an intersectional movement…”

But GSA clubs are not a grassroots movement; rather, they are an AstroTurf movement, which means that they are promulgated by money and activism while being deceptively touted as bottom-up organizations. GSA club sponsors also know very well that they’re targeting vulnerable kids. Lisa Avery, a teacher in California, was caught on video telling teachers that they, “poached [their GSA club leaders] from the counseling office.”[viii],[ix]

The National Education Association, or NEA, is so committed to indoctrinating kids into gender ideology that it offers financial incentives for teachers and counselors who do so. Rebecca Friedrichs, a 28-year veteran teacher, describes NEA conferences promoting GSA formation. “If you agreed to start a [GSA]… you could get big money.”[x],[xi]


Not only does the NEA drive the creation of GSA clubs, it also advocates for Peer-Led Sex Ed[xii], in which kids teach other kids about sex and gender. Peer-Led Sex Ed is simply the business world’s Peer-to-Peer Sales marketing strategy, co-opted by schools for grooming children into transgender ideology.

The Peer-to-Peer Sales strategy capitalizes on social connections to pressure people to buy things they otherwise might not want. When you’ve been invited to someone’s home and provided drinks and appetizers, you feel guilty if you don’t purchase anything that the hostess is selling, especially if everyone else is buying. The same peer-pressure technique is employed by Peer-Led Sex Ed. When a high school junior comes to the freshman health class by invitation of the teacher in order to teach about sexuality and gender, none of the younger students would dare say they disagree with the propaganda being taught.[xiii]

According to Americans for Fair Treatment, “NEA helped write and continues to advocate for sexual education standards[xiv] that encourage public school teachers to discuss gender identity, gender expression and sexual orientation with children, despite parental concerns that these discussions are often more ideological than educational.”[xv]


Another school organization, the American School Counselor Association, tells school counselors to deceive parents about their children’s sex and gender presentation, if the child so wishes. No age guidelines are noted, but this guidance is for counselors in schools from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. “Transgender and gender-nonconforming students have the right to decide when, with whom and to what extent to share private information. When contacting the parent/guardian of a transgender or gender-nonconforming student, school staff should use the student’s legal name and the pronoun corresponding to the student’s assigned sex at birth, unless the student or parent/guardian has specified otherwise.”[xvi] Note that the parent/guardian would not be able to specify otherwise unless their child had first done so.

But where has all of this sex and gender material that’s being taught in schools come from?

It’s being churned out, in large part, by activist groups like Planned Parenthood, the Human Rights Campaign’s Welcoming Schools organization, the Trevor Project, and GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian, & Straight Education Network.[xvii]


Per our understanding from speaking to concerned school librarians, well-funded LGB & TQ activism groups have sent boxes upon boxes of transgender-themed books to school libraries and classrooms, as educational “gifts.” These organizations have worked strategically and tirelessly to push their agendas into schools. Funneling sexuality and gender identity literature into students’ backpacks is at the forefront of their goal to train children that any form of sexual imagination and any feeling one may have about his or her personhood is valid and should be enthusiastically explored. Librarians also tell us that the catalogs from which they select books are now replete with gay and trans content, and these sex- and gender-themed books are lauded, awarded, and loaded at the front of the catalogs.[xviii]

Planned Parenthood[xix], Welcoming Schools[xx], GLSEN[xxi], and other transgender-rights organizations create slick, professional-looking lesson plans around sex and gender, complete with handouts, activities, and slides, then offer them to schools and teachers for free.[xxii] The 109 -page Comprehensive Sex Education[xxiii] manual from the Sexuality Information & Education Council of the United States (SIECUS) promotes pornography, abortion, hiding sexual activities from parents, and practicing unhealthy behaviors like anal sex. By promoting Comprehensive Sex Ed, Planned Parenthood creates for itself a stream of customers for birth control, abortion, care for sexually-transmitted diseases, and of course puberty blockers and cross-sex hormones.

A school counselor in Arlington, VA, explains: “I am concerned about the appropriateness of subject matter presented to various developmental levels. As an example, I am aware of an assembly directed to 11- and 12-year-olds that was offered by APS high school students speaking on the subject of their personal gender identity journeys. Their personal stories included being bullied by fellow students and significant levels of emotional distress. The developmental level of the hearers was too young to sort out the pathos of the stories from the subtext that gender is fluid and subject to change. De-facto, the assembly functioned as a type of indoctrination. I don't believe that indoctrination was the intention of the organizers of the event but the audience was not developmentally prepared to sort out what they were hearing.”[xxiv]

SIECUS funds and manages the Future of Sex Education[xxv] project, whose National Sexuality Education Standards[xxvi] and National Teacher Preparation Standards[xxvii] influence policy-makers and educators alike.

GLSEN’s Model School District Policy on Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming Students[xxviii] is being pushed into every school district and every sector of public life around the globe. As transgender activists like Planned Parenthood[xxix], the Human Rights Campaign Foundation[xxx], GLSEN[xxxi], Gender Spectrum[xxxii], and others push more and more radical sexualization indoctrination[xxxiii] on younger and younger children, it’s imperative that parents and other decision-makers about children’s education understand what is happening to their children at school.[xxxiv]


Nearly if not all parents who have consulted an “expert”—a principal, school counselor, pediatrician, or therapist—after a child announces a transgender identity, have heard the same emotionally manipulative slogan: “Do you want a dead son (daughter) or a live daughter (son)?” Parents are pressured to participate in the affirmation-only dictum with threats of their child’s impending suicide[xxxv], should the child be questioned about his/her belief about gender/sex. There is no data to prop up the claim that affirmation-only is the best response to a trans-identified child.

The World Professional Association for Transgender Health’s Standards of Care are being updated at the time of this publication. Although their current Standards of Care guide states that gender “dysphoria persisted into adulthood for only 6–23% of children,”[xxxvi] organizations such as the American Psychological Association[xxxvii] and the American Academy of Pediatrics[xxxviii] still force affirmation-only on families whose children announce a transgender identity. Affirmation-only means that the child is put on an immediate path toward medicalization, and parents who do not agree to medicalize their children are deemed “unsupportive,” “bigoted,” “transphobic,” “hateful,” and so forth.