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Critics of LGBT lessons for kids must ask themselves: what makes a gay relationship less “age appropriate” than a straight one?

Those who object to these lessons often do so due to a misconception that if children are being taught about gay relationships, surely gay sex must come into it at some point. That's not only untrue—it's actively harmful

By Beth Desmond  

There's nothing age-inappropriate about teaching kids that some families have two dads. Photo: PA

Yesterday, it was reported that Parkfield Primary School in Birmingham had announced it would not be continuing its “No Outsiders” programme, which was intended to teach pupils acceptance for other groups in line with the Equality Act, including discussions on same-gender relationships and marriage as well as trans issues. In response to the programme, parents had been protesting outside the school with signs reading “Stop Exploiting Children’s Innocence” and “Education Not Indoctrination.” (The school denies…

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