CBBC forced to defend webs series about a transgender 11 year old

CBBC forced to defend webs series about a transgender 11

The CBBC website also includes information about what it means to be transgender alongside the web series.

CBBC show with transgender 11-year-old causes fury among

CBBC’s Just a Girl features a controversial transgender storyline. The show, which is aimed for kids between six and twelve, is about an 11-year-old called Amy who is transitioning from boy to girl. The web series follows Amy as she “tries to make sense of the world” and joins a new school addressing trans issues along the way.

BBC defend CBBC transgender series Just A Girl | Series is

The Mail on Sunday ran a front page claiming that parents were ‘furious’ with the BBC for creating a web series about a young 11-year-old girl called Amy who is transitioning from a boy to a girl.

Parents slam ‘damaging’ BBC sex change show aimed at six

Parents angry with CBBC show Just A Girl’s transgender storyline It depicts an 11-year-old’s struggle to get hormones that stunt puberty Campaigners said it could ‘sow the seeds of confusion

Fury as BBC broadcasts transgender show for children

The programme features an actress depicting an 11-year-old schoolboy who takes puberty-stunting medication. Writing on the mumsnet website, where hundreds of people have vented their anger over

Anger over CBBC show about transgender girl, 11 | Metro News

Furious parents say the CBBC show was inappropriate for children as it depicts an 11-year-old’s battle to get hormones to stop puberty.

The CBBC was right to cover transgender issues | The Student

Furthermore, the majority of mental health experts – such as Dr Polly Carmichael who spoke in the defence of the CBBC – believe that educating children about such issues in a gentle way is far better for their well-being than allowing them to find out for themselves.

Row over BBC transgender programme aimed at children

The show, available on the CBBC website, showcases an 11-year-old’s struggle to secure hormones that will make it easier to have a sex-change later in life by stunting puberty.

Ariel – Transgender teen tells CBBC ‘I am Leo’

Nov 12, 2014 · The film records a series of meetings: with his friend Kai, another girl-to-boy transgender child; with 20-year-old Natalie, who was born male but lives as …

UK CBBC Children’s TV: I Am Leo – Transgender Trend

Thanks to Newsround Blog for drawing our attention to the above video, My Life: I Am Leo, which airs on CBBC, the BBC channel aimed at children aged 6-12 years old. The documentary was first shown in November 2014, again in early 2015 and is repeated today.

Parents Slam BBC TV Series About Transgender Children

The program reportedly follows the life of a fictional 11-year-old boy who takes sex-change drugs, looking to slow down puberty and prepare for sex-change procedures later in life. BBC defended its show by arguing that it is only seeking to portray the reality of some people’s lives.

BBC Slammed for Pro-Child Transgender TV Show Aimed at 6-Y

A number of parents have slammed CBBC’s «Just A Girl» show, however, which depicts an 11-year-old child born as a boy struggling to get hormones in order to stunt puberty and transition to a girl. «It beggars belief that the BBC is making this program freely available to children as young as 6.

Transgender 11-year-old changes gender on birth

An 11-year-old Canadian girl has become one of the first people to change the sex designation on her birth certificate after new laws making it simpler to do so. Harriette Cunningham, 11, was born

CBBC Transgender Series Just A Girl Accused Of

Laura Perrins said that the broadcaster should not be “encouraging” children to change their gender after new CBBC series Just a Girl faced criticism from the Mail on Sunday yesterday.