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A union push to teach primary school students about intersex identity and gender diversity through picture books has been slammed.
The NSW Teacher's Federation union is urging educators to deliver the lessons to students during English and Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE) classes across NSW schools even though the state has a ban on any lessons in gender fluidity.
The JPL says on its website it 'seeks to enhance the quality of teaching and of public education' and calls itself the 'professional development arm' of the teacher's union.
The website contains a range of academic articles including ones pushing for more lessons about gender identity.
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'English in primary school provides rich opportunities for students to learn about gender diversity in relation to themselves, each other, and the world at large,' academics claim.
'We encourage teachers to stay attuned for primary school texts that feature intersex identities.'
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The academics suggest teachers include books about a child who is born as a boy but identifies as a girl, a child who does not identify as either gender, and a boy who likes to dress in girl's clothes.
The books have been recommended by the Journal of Professional Learning - the professional learning unit of the NSW Teacher's Federation Union.
One Nation MP Mark Latham has slammed the push saying parents should be responsible for teaching their children about personal topics.
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He has raised the issue with education minister Sarah Mitchell,' Daily Telegraph reported.
'The Minister has been ineffective in stopping organisations like the NSW Teachers Federation infiltrating our schools with gender propaganda, such as in these books,' he said.
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2GB host Ben Fordham, who has previously slammed an after school centre for teaching children about gender theory, posted about the push on Facebook.
Social media users were quick to vent their outrage over the material.
THE BOOKS THE NSW TEACHER'S FEDERATION RECOMMENDS IN LESSONS ABOUT GENDER IDENTITY
Be Who You Are - a book about a child born in the wrong body that does not match assigned gender
Are You A Boy Or A Girl - a book about a child who does not identify as a boy or a girl
My Shadow Is Pink - a book about a boy who likes to dress in female clothing
'Absolutely not. Surely we get a say in our kids education and a change like this would have to go to some sort of referendum??' one person wrote.
Another added: 'Really!!! Stop effing with kids heads and get back to teaching spelling, counting etc and loving who they are.'
Ms Mitchell shot down the push to bring in the picture books saying public schools had to stick to the NSW curriculum.
The NSW curriculum does not currently include gender identity education programs such as Safe Schools.
'Safe Schools is not part of the NSW curriculum and is not taught in public schools,' Ms Mitchell said.
Daily Mail Australia contacted the NSW Teachers Federation Union for comment.
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