Facts About Youth (Facts) is a resource designed to give educators, parents and students important science-based information about healthful approaches to youth who may be conflicted about gender identity and sexual orientation. This site is a project of the American College of Pediatricians, in coalition with other organizations who share a concern for the well-being of all youth. Unfortunately, some medical organizations, influenced by political correctness, have misrepresented science in order to affirm unhealthy lifestyles as normal behavior: Click here to learn more. Facts presents science-based information to clarify the medical and psychological discussions concerning this important aspect of a child’s life. Facts will not engage in the polemics of opinion, but will objectively offer the facts for all to see and assimilate. Facts is interested only in the welfare and protection of children and their families.
The College has received support and assistance for this project from the National Association for Research & Therapy of Homosexuality (NARTH), the Pediatric Psychosocial Development Committee*, other like-minded organizations, and parents and individuals with a personal perspective on issues related to gender identification and how they impact children.
*The Pediatric Psychosocial Development Committee is an exterior sub-committee of the American College of Pediatricians and consists of the following persons, all experts on the sexual development of youth:
Anthony Duk, MD
Rick Fitzgibbons, MD
Trayce Hansen, PhD
Joe McIlhaney, MD
Bill Shaw, MD
Dr. med. Christl Ruth Vonholdt (Germany)
John Raney, MD
Lisa Nolland, PhD (UK)
Joe Nicolosi, PhD
Neil Whitehead, PhD (New Zealand)
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