In School

What You Should Know as a School Official

  •  Homosexuality is not hardwired by DNA.

Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the Genome Project, has stated that while homosexuality may be genetically influenced, it is “… not hardwired by DNA, and (that) whatever genes are involved represent predispositions, not predetermination[s].” 1

  • Homosexual attraction is determined by a combination of familial, environmental, social and biological influences. 

Contrary

Letter to School Officials

Dear School Superintendent,

The American College of Pediatricians shares with you, your staff, parents, and other professional organizations the common goal of providing a healthful environment for your students. We are increasingly concerned, however, that in many cases efforts to help students who exhibit same-sex attractions and/or gender confusion are based on incomplete or inaccurate