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Family planning: our taxes, their intoxication

TRIBUNE. A group of intellectuals and doctors, including Élisabeth Badinter and Jean-François Mattei, denounce the scientific absurdities of Planning.

Published on 16/04/2023 at 09h00

It's with the utmost seriousness that Planning familial, a popular education organization, assails us with scientific absurdities. First, there was this poster campaign: two men embracing, one of them with a strangely round belly. And above it, the caption: "At Planning, we know that men can get pregnant too. Never mind the biological impossibility. Then there was the Family Planning trans lexicon, "a lexicon designed for progressive learning". Here's a selection.

"Sex: A social construct based on average observations of biological differences between the sexes. It is generally accepted scientifically that sex is a spectrum. Can also refer to the genital apparatus. Assignment at birth: At birth, doctors decide, based on penis/clitoris length standards, whether the individual is a boy or a girl.

Gender reassignment: The sexual characteristics of people, whether cis or trans, are not binary and can change throughout their lives.

We'd love to know what "science" admits that in Homo sapiens sex is a spectrum. There's probably some confusion with crepidula or other animals that naturally change sex throughout their lives. We'd also like to know the critical length of the sexual organ that differentiates a boy from a girl.

Male and female, well known insults

In case you haven't understood, after a few novlangue terms such as "Cis-passing, Stealth, Out, Dicklit, Femmis/Ladyck or Morinom", Planning graciously presents us with a list of "Terms not to use", among which "Male/female" and "Masculine/feminine" come first. It's on the basis of this anti-scientific, quasi-sectarian dogma of intersectionality - a "learned" word used by woke ideology - that Planning prides itself on "educating" children from kindergarten to high school. For "Parler Lgbtphobie avec des collégien.nes" (Talking about Lgbtphobia with middle-school students), which cautiously adds "... in the presence of a school professional during sessions with the Planning familial facilitator" and invites teachers and students to "consult the trans lexicon" mentioned above! Inclusive writing, that writing you can't read, is of course de rigueur!

Our children and teenagers are in danger. Adolescence is a physiological, morphological and psychological earthquake. During this critical period, the teenager is weakened and plagued by self-doubt. They seek support not only from their peers, but also from a variety of sources, unfortunately not necessarily reliable or well-intentioned. This fragility is exploited by social networks, where untruths abound. With disastrous results.

Planned Parenthood in the wrong

Just look at the results of the recent Ifop survey carried out for the Jean-Jaurès and Reboot Foundations. We learn, for example, that 16% of young people aged 11 to 24 believe that the Earth is flat, a proportion which rises to 29% among TikTok regulars. TikTok is also used to convey outrageous messages encouraging children and teenagers to change sex. Hence the alarming explosion in requests for sex reassignment among young people, especially girls, that Western countries have seen in recent years. Some countries, liberal at first but now frightened by the scale of the phenomenon, are taking a step back and laying down the groundwork. France does not yet seem to be moved by this new health scandal.

How can an organization like Family Planning be allowed to stray into a policy that runs counter to its original vocation? Where are the struggles that led to the Neuwirth and Veil laws? What has become of the Planning organization that helped many young girls and women (dare we use the term) gain access to contraception and abortion? Since 2018 and its conversion to intersectionality, it's no longer a drift but a shipwreck. Planning has become a refuge for transactivist activists. Added to this social scandal is a financial one. Planning is an organization funded by the State and various local authorities to the tune of 2.8 million euros a year. In other words, it is financed by the taxpayer. At a time when it is necessary to control excessive public spending, it is urgent to make Family Planning subsidies conditional on strict compliance with its original aims and objectives.

Family Planning is one of three associations that have taken the French government to court to force it to comply with the law on sexuality education in schools. These associations appear to be unaware that health and sexuality education has been part of school curricula at all levels for many years. On the other hand, it would appear that Family Planning has disqualified itself and should no longer be authorized to intervene with schoolchildren. At least as long as the organization cannot guarantee the overhaul we are advocating, and the rigorous scientificity of its proposals, Family Planning's training courses constitute a danger to public health.

The subsidized dissemination of such scientific untruths to suffering teenagers in need of help is a real scandal. Responsible elected representatives and the relevant ministries urgently need to get to grips with this social problem. Hence our cry of alarm.

Signatories : Claudio Rubiliani – physiologiste de la reproduction, docteur d'État et ancien inspecteur de l'Éducation nationale Céline Masson, professeur des universités en psychopathologie clinique Caroline Eliacheff, pédopsychiatre Élisabeth Badinter, philosophe Jean-François Braunstein, professeur émérite de philosophie à la Sorbonne Nathalie Heinich, sociologue Xavier-Laurent Salvador, maître de conférences HDR, président du LAIC Pierre Vermeren, historien et président du conseil scientifique du LAIC Pierre-André Taguieff, philosophe et politiste, CNRS Jean Szlamowicz, linguiste et professeur des universités Claude Habib, professeur émérite de littérature Marie-jo Bonnet, historienne, féministe, écrivaine Nicole Athea, gynécologue endocrinologue Gérard Rabinovitch, philosophe, essayiste Leonardo Orlando, docteur en science politique Jean-Pierre Winter, psychanalyste, essayiste Béatrice Guilbault Finet, enseignant chercheur Caroline Valentin, avocat Israël Nisand, professeur émérite de gynécologie obstétrique François Richard, professeur émérite à l'université Paris Cité, psychanalyste membre formateur de la Société psychanalytique de Paris Patrick De Neuter, professeur émérite de l'université de Louvain Marianne Baudin, professeur émérite de psychopathologie Nicole FARGES, psychologue, psychanalyste Christian Godin, philosophe Louise L. Lambrichs, écrivain Nadia Geerts, militante laïque et auteur belge Stanislas Korczynski, assistant spécialiste en psychiatrie au CPN Nancy Catherine Jongen, thérapeute de couple et sexothérapeute Caroline Calba, professeur agrégé Robert Naeije, médecin, ancien professeur des universités Maurice Berger, pédopsychiatre, ex-professeur associé de psychopathologie de l'enfant Fadila Maaroufi, directrice de l'Observatoire des fondamentalismes à Bruxelles Hala Oukili, journaliste Paul Denis, neuropsychiatre, membre de la Société psychanalytique de Paris Véronique Segonne, psychanalyste, ancienne attachée des hôpitaux de l'AP-HP Michaël Saada, psychiatre, psychothérapeute Jean-Marie Lacroix, professeur des universités (microbiologiste) Monette Vacquin, psychanalyste Nora Markman, psychanalyste-psychologue clinicienne Sonia TIMSIT, psychiatre et psychanalyste. Anne-Laure Boch, neurochirurgien Beryl Koener, pédopsychiatre, MD PhD Isabelle Denys, gynécologue médical, praticien hospitalier hôpital de Valenciennes Michel Bruno, psychologue-psychanalyste Laurent Le Vaguerèse, psychiatre-psychanalyste Celine Pina, journaliste Guillaume Gillet, psychologue clinicien, psychothérapeute Jacqueline Schaeffer, membre titulaire formateur honoraire de la SPP (Société psychanalytique de Paris) Fabienne Ankaoua, psychanalyste-dramaturge Dominique Hof Mouzin, psychanalyste Jean-Daniel Lalau, PU-PH au CHU d'Amiens (endocrinologie-nutrition) Marie-Laure Léandri, psychanalyste membre titulaire de la SPP Annie Sugier, présidente de la Ligue du droit international des femmes Anne Paulsen, pédiatre endocrinologue Yana Grinshpun, maître de conférences en sciences du langage Georges Lecoq, psychologue Anne Verheggen-Lecoq, psychologue Houria Abdelouahed, psychanalyste Geneviève Bourdellon, psychiatre, psychanalyste, membre formateur de la SPP Assaf Gérard Fitoussi, psychologue médical et psychanalyste Olivier Halimi, psychologue, psychanalyste. Membre de la Société psychanalytique de Paris Rhadija Lamrani Tissot, psychanalyste Caroline Calba, professeur certifié et agrégé d'anglais. Christian Mosbah, psychiatre, psychanalyste Monique Lauret, psychiatre, psychanalyste. Membre de la SPF Anne Santagostini, psychiatre et psychanalyste Catherine Jongen, thérapeute de couple et sexothérapeute Sophie Audugé, déléguée générale et porte-parole SOS Éducation Kérel Proust, psychologue Michel Tibayrenc, généticien, directeur de recherche émérite institut de recherche pour le développement Irène Nigolian, psychiatre, psychanalyste Anna Cognet, psychologue clinicienne Laetitia Petit MCF-HDR Aix-Marseille université Dany-Robert Dufour, philosophe Marie-Pierre Sicard Devillard, psychanalyste – SPF Frédéric Jongen, philosophe, thérapeute de couples et sexothérapeute Dominique A. Crestinu, gynécologue J-Y Chagnon, psychologue et professeur des universités Joseph Ciccolini, professeur de pharmacocinétique Patrice Lévy, psychologue clinicien Jean Marie Brohm, professeur émérite des universités Brice Couturier, journaliste Brigitte Letombe, gynécologue médicale Georges Lecoq, psychologue Ghada Hatem-Gantzer, praticien hospitalier médecin-chef de la Maison des Femmes François Roudaut, professeur des universités Gilbert Abergel, Comité Laïcité République Mikhaïl Kostylev, journaliste Emmanuelle Hénin Renée Fregosi, philosophe et politologue Gilles J. Guglielmi, professeur de droit public Pierre-Henri Tavoillot, philosophe André Tira, professeur de sciences économiques émérite Michel Fichant, professeur émérite, Sorbonne Université Albert Dojan, professeur d'anthropologie, université de Lille Mireille Quivy, universitaire Michel Messu, sociologue, professeur honoraire des universités Alain Silvestre, médecin Catherine Louveau, sociologue, professeure émérite Guylain Chevrier, formateur et enseignant à l'université. Ancien travailleur social Frank Muller, professeur des universités émérite Catherine Louveau, sociologue, professeure émérite François Vazeille, directeur de recherche émérite Dominique Triaire, professeur émérite, université de Montpellier Jean-François Mattei, médecin, anc. ministre de la Santé Anne-Marie Le Pourhiet, professeur émérite de droit public François Rastier, linguiste, directeur de recherche, CNRS Vincent Tournier, maître de conférences de science politique Michèle Tribalat, démographe Aurélien Marq, haut fonctionnaire Jean-Pierre Sakoun, Unité Laïque Michèle Vianès, présidente de Regards de Femmes Pascale Belot Fourcade, psychiatre Sophie Dechêne, psychiatre infanto-juvénile Luis Fernando Macias Garcia, professeur de sciences sociales et de philosophie Ypomoni – collectif de parents d'ados en questionnement de genre Liliane Kandel, sociologue et essayiste féministe Sylvie Zucca, psychiatre Didier Sicard, médecin, ancien chef de service de médecine interne Gilles Falavigna, auteur Patrick Miller, psychiatre et psychanalyste Laurent Jolissaint, physicien, PhD Fabien Ollier, directeur des éditions QS et de la revue Quel Sport ?


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