A Christian couple are intent on suing their sons’ Church of England primary school after male students were allowed to wear dresses…
The Sunday Times reports that Nigel Rowe and wife Sally have now decided to home-school their sons (aged 8 and 6) on the Isle of White, UK. This is in response to claims that the boys were been allowed to wear dresses to class
The couple are arguing that the school (which has yet to be named) has breached their religious right to raise their kids in accordance to biblical teachings.
“Our concerns were raised when our son came back home from school saying he was confused as to why and how a boy was now a girl.
We believe it is wrong to encourage very young children to embrace transgenderism, boys are boys and girls are girls.”
Tansgender pupils are protected under the Equalities Act 2010, states the school and has procedures in place to tackle transphobia.
Any court ruling, if it was to reach that far, could impact schools’ responsibility in protecting transgender students.
A spokesman for the Diocese of Portsmouth, which the school falls under, said schools are safe, inclusive places that respect diversity…