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The Impact of Gender Identity Ideology on Children & Youth, School Curriculum, and the Rights of Parents
Pamela Buffone & Stella O'Malley
January 23, 2022


Stella O’Malley is a psychotherapist, best-selling author, public speaker and a parent.  In addition to her B.A. in Counselling and Psychotherapy, and M.A. in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, she is currently studying for a PhD in gender dysphoria among children and adolescents. Much of Stella's counselling and teaching work is with parents and young people which culminated in the publication of her two bestselling books Cotton Wool Kids in 2015 and Bully-Proof Kids in 2017.  Her latest book, Fragile, was released in 2019 (focusing on overcoming anxiety and stress).  Stella is a regular contributor to local and national media, fast becoming one of the leading voices on what’s influencing people’s behaviour in Ireland today.  She’s spoken extensively, locally and internationally, on the impact of gender ideology on the development of children and youth.

Pamela Buffone created Canadian Gender Report after people started reaching out to her after her family’s human rights case went public. What she heard from parents and others echoed thier experience dealing with our school – yet most people were afraid to speak out using their own names. She is a strong believer that activism and wishful thinking are no substitute for evidence and common sense. The activism on this topic has gone way too far and is poisoning our ability to come together as Canadians to understand and discuss critical issues on the sensitive topic of gender and identity.

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