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So, I've waded through the Evangelical Alliance's new pastoral "guidelines" for interacting with trans people (ughh, the things I do to expose #transphobic #ciswits to the world), and let's just say it's time to tear this particular sh*t-bag a new hole.

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So, straight off the bat, first page of text, the use of #language is . . . well, yeah, see for yourself:

"It is important to remember that transgender is not simply an issue to be debated;" - p5, #Transformed

*sigh*

When such language gets reinforced by insisting...

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1/7 #KidsInCrisis @SeanFletcherTV @BBCPanorama presents a stark reality re access to #CAMHS MH services. We need early intervention & prevention models. But we also need to look at societal influences: poverty, need2achieve, adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), austerity, media.
2/7 We are too quick with this population to jump to biological& neglect the psychosocial &political elements. CAMHS staff work hard and feel under pressure and when a system is under pressure and at breaking point - like any of us - it does it’s best to survive.
3/7 Survival means defend, close ranks - in this mode #CAMHS only has capacity for some ppl usually at the higher end of the ‘in need’ spectrum. They must decline others. Staff know this is horrible & hate it. Little reward & feeling failures = impacts own mental/physical health
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