Published: 28th February 2018
Self-declaration, we believe, would be harmful for individuals, their families and society as a whole. It makes gender identity simply a matter of a person's subjective feelings about themselves and changing legal gender simply a matter of personal choice. It encourages the view that gender identity defines reality and that biological sex is but a social construct, something 'assigned' at birth. This new ideological dogma has no evidence-base in science but self-declaration would appear to reinforce it as if proven fact.
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