Survey: 4 in 10 Brits against teaching primary kids about gay relationships

More than four in ten British adults believe primary-aged kids should not be taught about homosexual relationships, according to a new study.

A YouGov survey commissioned by homosexual news website PinkNews found that 41 per cent of Brits would not expose kids aged 5-11 to such teaching, while 14 per cent said they were unsure.

Interestingly, 12 per cent of LGBT respondents also said kids should not learn about gay relationships.

Gay lifestyles

The study also found that fewer than half of Brits think “Gay sex is natural”.

Out of the sample of 1,600 British adults – aged between 18 and 65+ – 34 per cent of people said “Gay sex is not natural” and 18 per cent said they didn’t know. Some 47 per cent of respondents said that it was.

Also asked what they thought of homosexual couples ‘becoming parents’ through surrogacy or adoption, 32 per cent of people disapproved.

Relationships Education

The study comes as ministers are due to consult on Relationships Education, a controversial new compulsory subject which could expose young children to teaching on homosexuality, transsexualism and same-sex marriage.

Homosexual lobby group Stonewall has already said it will be pressing the Government to ensure LGBT issues are “reflected in updated guidance for schools”.

Head of Communications at The Christian Institute, Ciarán Kelly, said:

“The PinkNews survey found strong opposition to children being taught about gay relationships.

Leave children alone

“The Government is being put under pressure to foist this teaching on primary-aged kids under the guise of Relationships Education – they need to resist.

“Children should be left to be children, not used as pawns in the political campaigns of gay lobby groups.”

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