LETTERS
Taunted teens

YOUR correspondent Jane-Dora Fraser questioned the Ofsted guidance on teaching aspects of sexuality in schools and then actually explained why they are right.

She wrote how she was taught at Manchesterís King David School by religious teachers relying totally on Leviticus 18.22 and 20.13.

There are a significant number of babies born with genetics that make them attracted to the same sex.

From an early stage they realise this but are afraid to tell their parents.

As they go through puberty and into their teens, they do become aware and are often taunted by their heterosexual schoolmates because of this incurable situation.

Suicide rates among this group are higher than average.

Ofsted wants all schoolchildren to be taught the facts. Ms Fraser prefers that religious teachers do so quoting the Bible. Not helpful.

She should watch the film Chorus Line, where a young man, as part of his audition, talks about this and growing up in school.

It will change her view and help her understand that Ofsted is right.

David Kravitz,
22c/24 Nitza Boulevard,
Netanya,
Israel.

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