The transgender child abuse scandal
This horrific cult is a consequence of the west losing its own mind
The full implications of the decision to shut down the Tavistock Institute’s gender clinic in London, which I wrote about here, have still not been widely appreciated.
What the Tavistock did was horrifying. This supposedly leading mental health institution has done irreversible harm to thousands of troubled teenagers — with clinicians and others making a bonfire of their professional ethics and duty of care in the cause of an ideology as barking mad as it is pernicious.
But this terrible scandal goes far beyond the Tavistock. Great swathes of the establishment — including schools and universities, government departments and even businesses —have signed up to a cult which they have promoted as an orthodoxy that cannot be challenged.
The Labour party appears to have been struck dumb by the closure of the Tavistock gender clinic. This is hardly surprising, since the party’s leading lights — including its leader, Sir Keir Starmer — have either said they don’t know what a woman is or have run for the hills at any sign they may even be asked the question.
Just as professionals involved in promoting this wicked ideology should be struck off or even prosecuted, so no politician who supported it should be elected to office.
There’s an urgent need to tackle the sinister penetration of this cult into British life. But the bigger question is why so many have succumbed to what can only be regarded as a form of derangement. The reasons lie deep in what’s happened in western culture, and the ramifications extend way beyond the transgender issue.
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