How should the Christian community support trans kids?

In the same week as Louis Theroux’s documentary Transgender Kids hit our screens, the Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust, the UK’s only centre specialising in gender identity issues among under-18s, revealed that referrals to its services have quadrupled in the past five years. The number of under-11s referred to the unit has risen from 19 in 2009-10 to 77 in 2014-15.

Rachel Mann is a vicar and writer in Manchester How might Christians respond pastorally to the reality of children questioning their gender? ‘Gender dysphoria’...

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