Criticism by shocked parents and politicians has forced the U.K.’s National Health Service to remove a question asking primary school children if they “feel different” to the gender they were born with.  The Daily Telegraph reported on Monday that the Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust will no longer be widely asking the question, which is found on surveys that 10- and 11-year-olds are given to complete.  “We recognize that these are important issues and the need for sensitivity and an appropriate approach,

particularly with very young children,” a spokesperson added. “As such we will be adopting a more targeted approach to this in the future rather than asking this question universally of all children.” The Trust explained that the question had been added following advice from “sexual health specialists, the charity Lancashire LGBT and primary schools,” who said that there has been a growing number of school age children asking for advice and support on the matter. READ MORE