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"Transgender summer camp" for kids celebrated on front page of Boston Globe.
"If you disagree, you're supporting suicide," say activists. MassResistance fights back on radio, national TV.
POSTED: September 11, 2012
NOTE: Some of this may be disturbing.
The relentless campaign to promote and normalize homosexuality -- and now cross-dressing and transgenderism -- for children is gaining speed in the media. These are things that are really happening. They are at the same time frightening and heartbreaking to watch and read about.
On Sunday, Sept. 2, the Boston Globe featured a front-page article about a "groundbreaking" summer camp in Connecticut for "transgender" and cross-dressing children. According to the article, several of these children are being given drugs to delay their puberty so that they can have "successful" sex-change surgery. Some girls have already had their breasts surgically removed, and some have been taking male hormones to help grow facial hair, etc., according to the article. It's all presented as completely normal.
Big splash: Front page and full inside page of Sunday Boston Globe.
The Globe reporter appears to have worked with various national homosexual organizations. There are references to GLSEN and the Gay and Lesbian Alliance against Defamation, but (as is common) no counterpoint from any conservative voices.
Thus, the implication throughout the article - also fairly common - is that unless one supports this, one is supporting children committing suicide. In fact, the opposite is case.
It is very frightening. The article begins saying:
Only when you see tags around campers' necks, with the words "(HE)" or "(SHE)" under their names, do you realize something's different here. It is the only camp of its kind in the country, a camp for transgender kids, where idle chatter on sports, music, school, and teenage crushes blends right in with talk about "coming out," "transitioning," puberty blockers - and bullying.
For example, the article casually describes a 15-year old girl named Damien:
According to the article, the camp was founded by Nick Teich, a female who dresses as a male. She volunteered at a charity camp for years, but when she decided to "become" a man they felt it would not be good for the children to see, and wouldn't let her back. "It took me months to get over my serious anger," she told the Globe. (Serious anger is a common thread when society doesn't conform to the desires of the homosexual/transgender movement.) Then she decided to form a transgender summer camp for kids.
The Boston Globe article downplays the idea -- officially held by the mental health profession -- that these children have a mental and emotional disorder that should be treated. Instead, catering to these predilections the only option presented to avoid having the child from attempt suicide. And drugs, hormones, and surgery are the preferred approach.
The article goes on to say:
Society has long stigmatized transgenderism; it is included in the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders - though many physicians and psychologists disagree with that designation.
The article is even more confusing because it uses the male/female nouns and pronouns with no regard to actual biology.
About half of the campers identify as girls, the other half as boys.
Needless to say, the camp anthem is Lady Gaga's "Born this way."
The camp opened in Connecticut in 2010. This year the founder opened up a West Coast branch in California. So . . . look for this to spread around the country.
MassResistance fights back on National Public Radio affiliate
In May, 2010, just as the camp was getting ready to open, the Boston affiliate of National Public Radio did a "puff piece" promotion of the transgender camp. The show featured Barney Frank, who was raising money for it, child sex-change specialist Dr. Norman Spack, (see below), camp counselors, and others. But in the interest of balance they also called Brian Camenker of MassResistance.
It was an upbeat, positive piece until Camenker was asked to comment -- about two-thirds of the way through. He basically poured cold water all over it, describing what they were doing to children as "madness," "extremely fringe" and worse, as most people probably would have. Needless to say, it didn't go over too well.
Parents buy into the horrible agenda
If there's anything that really angers us, it's the attitude of the children's' parents. They have completely bought into the propaganda from the homosexual/ transgender movement. And their kids are the ones who will ultimately suffer for it.
[Damien's] mother said the camp has changed her son's [NOTE: Damien is actually a girl] life. "It saves kids' lives," says his mother, Tori, who is now on the board of directors of [the Connecticut camp]. "It's the one place on this Earth that he can relax and be just like any other kid - to romp and play without judgment or ridicule."
Playing games with childrens' minds
How bad is even the discussion of "transgenderism" for children's mental health? Last year the California Legislature was discussing a bill to require schools to discuss transgenderism.
Renowned child psychologist Dr. Miriam Grossman gave this powerful testimony before the California State Senate on how the subject affects children's' minds. (Note the rude way she was treated by the committee chairman.)
Chilling testimony from an ex-transgender
There are very moving success stories of people who successfully recovered from gender identity disorder. But when people continue to indulge these predilections with hormones and ultimately surgery, the rate of depression, mental illness, and suicide is enormous.
Last year, ex-transgender Walt Heyer presented testimony before the Massachusetts Legislature on his first-hand experience of the horrors of sex-change surgery. The medical profession has failed to properly follow up on post-operative patients or to report on the apparent bad results, including depression and suicide, as reported by Walt Heyer in his book, "Paper Genders."
But Boston Globe continues to normalize child sex-changes
The Boston Globe appears committed to not only pushing the normalization of the behavior in children, but also the horrific medical procedures to "change" them to the opposite sex. This includes drugs, hormones, and ultimately mutilating surgery as teenagers. The idea that this is a mental disorder that requires therapy is completely discounted. It is in virtual lockstep with the radical homosexual and transgender movement.
Most of the Globe's coverage in this regard revolves around Dr. Norman Spack, a physician at Children's Hospital in Boston who runs a radical "gender" clinic for children.
VIDEO: Watch MassResistance interviewed on Fox News HERE
There's been some talk about a demonstration outside Children's Hospital, and a media campaign to raise even more public awareness and outrage. If you're interested in getting involved, let us know!
This is not just confined to places like Massachusetts and California. In high schools and middle schools across the country that have "Gay Straight Alliance" clubs, the transgender agenda is being pushed on vulnerable kids. And as soon as a state passes a transgender "civil rights" law, it gives cover for promoting these activities publicly by the media and others.
This article is Part 2 of our series "The gay war on children in Massachusetts."
Thanks to the unrelenting media propaganda machine, most of America sees the homosexual and transgender movement as relatively benign. Most people don't know a fraction of what's really happening, particularly regarding children.