Throughout my working life and studies, I have learnt a LOT about privacy and protecting people’s privacy and the very good reasons behind them. Apparently transphobes don’t actually care about children.
Children/Kids/Youth are their OWN human beings, with their own thoughts and feelings.
Recently Abigail Shrier decided to brag all over Twitter, how a parent was given a CONFIDENTIAL form, from a teacher because they had a “guilty conscious” that they were keeping a secret from the parents. What broke my heart, was that the child had written on the form that they were scared of their parents, and they didn’t want their parents to know, because they don’t trust their parents”…Yet, Abigail Shrier was acting like the teacher doing something completely illegal was good for “bragging rights”.
I honestly wanted to slap her when she said “I got the Mom’s permission to show this”….That’s not who you NEED the permission from “dear”.
What makes me more than mad, knowing what I know. Women and men are more likely to be attacked by someone they know, rather than someone they don’t. Children, that number is higher, for THIS very reason. Some parents see their children as THEIR property, and not their own human being. What this “teacher” has done, has not only outed this child without their permission, but has also put this child at a much bigger risk of being harmed by their parents. It’s illegal in pretty much every first world country to do this as well.
Then the parents turned around and proved their child right, by handing this form to Abigail Shrier, a anti-trans “Princess” who then posted the form on Twitter.
What is also sad, is on the form, this child’s peers supports them. It’s just the adults who do not. This is why I hate adults.
If your child, doesn’t want to tell you that they think they’re trans or they’re gender fluid or non-binary. That’s completely a YOU problem, and clearly for very good reasons. It’s also not the end of the world, as some parents make out.
Outing someone without their permission, has also NEVER been okay. Child or Adult.