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Ontario's dangerous sex-ed is indoctrination not science says U.S. psychiatrist to large audience

An American psychiatrist who has spoken and written extensively on sex-ed says the Ontario Liberal government's sex-ed curriculum is not based in science but "entrenched in ideology," and endangers children by not clearly presenting the consequences of sexual activity.

"The priority is not your child's health," Dr. Miriam Grossman told an enthusiastically grateful crowd of nearly 1000 from numerous cultures and organizations in Mississauga last night, "The priority is to mould your child's thinking and attitudes so they respect, affirm and are comfortable with all sexual choices and lifestyles."

And while the curriculum's view "may or may not be consistent" with parents' values, "it most certainly is not based upon current knowledge about child and adolescent development, sexually transmitted disease and many other areas," she stated.

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