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Saturday, 22 August 2015

Parents of transgendered 9 year old claim discrimination, sues school

 
The parents claim officials in Komarek School District 94 in North Riverside discriminated against the third grader. The parents of a transgender boy file a petition against a west suburban school district, claiming their son was denied use of the boys' restroom.


The child was born female, but diagnosed with gender dysphoria and now identifies as a boy.

The petition states the student was told to use a restroom for adult faculty members

The parents contacted the school social worker in January 2015 about their child’s change in gender identity, and since then he has participated in all school activities as a male, according to the petition.

However, school administrators barred him from the boys’ restroom and instead arranged for him to use a bathroom designated for adult faculty and staff, causing him anxiety and depression “surrounding his lack of complete acceptance as a boy at the school,” the petition says.

“We work with every family to support the unique needs of our students,” a district spokesman said in a statement Friday. “In doing so, our paramount concern is maintaining a supportive and safe learning environment for all of our students.”

The parents filed a discrimination complaint with the Illinois Department of Human Rights, which certified their case last week as a civil rights violation, the petition says.

They are seeking an injunction that would allow the child to use the boys’ restroom for the upcoming school year, which starts Aug. 26.


Chicago Sun Times

30 Comments:

  • At 22 August 2015 at 08:29 , Blogger NaijaDeltaBabe said...

    Is dis normal?

     
  • At 22 August 2015 at 08:34 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Just write "parents of 9yr old transgender...." Abeg ur grammar these days hian!

     
  • At 22 August 2015 at 08:38 , Blogger Tabitha Dorcas said...

    Transgender at age 9? I don't feel comfortable with whole thing...

     
  • At 22 August 2015 at 08:39 , Blogger ed DREAMZ said...

    a.k.a EDWIN CHINEDU AZUBUKO said..
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    Just nine yrs of yrs of age.... Those parent must be stupid and crazy too i swear....
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    ***CURRENTLY IN JUPITER***

     
  • At 22 August 2015 at 08:45 , Blogger christie benjamin said...

    9yr old tranny? What's dis world turning in2....

     
  • At 22 August 2015 at 08:47 , Blogger SWILL MARTIN said...

    Ooook ooO

     
  • At 22 August 2015 at 08:49 , Anonymous Jeremiah Wesley said...

    Law is necessary.

     
  • At 22 August 2015 at 08:51 , Blogger freeborn zinalima said...

    The should shut down that useless school.



























    #sad indeed

     
  • At 22 August 2015 at 08:51 , Blogger freeborn zinalima said...

    The should shut down that useless school.



























    #sad indeed

     
  • At 22 August 2015 at 08:51 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Focusless lindiway,wats macho pics doin on dis post? If u like don't publish my post as usual,O.Y.O. Is ur case

     
  • At 22 August 2015 at 08:59 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    All this nonsense, I don't know why they project all these stupid ideals on children. Lost of girls who are Tom boys at that young age, doesn't mean they must now be labelled transgender. Do you they realise the school is protecting her from ridicule and bullying from the other boys if she is allowed to use the boys restrooms? If she's raped or something they will still be the first to sue the school for negligence. Rubbish!!

     
  • At 22 August 2015 at 09:03 , Blogger Teemah Salau said...

    Okay

     
  • At 22 August 2015 at 09:05 , Anonymous BRock said...

    Their "son" isn't a boy, all d suing in the world isn't going to change that, accept he is unique and solutions to even his most basic problems will be unique and then move on...Abi does he have a penis now? Smh

     
  • At 22 August 2015 at 09:12 , Blogger ROYAL PRIESTHOOD said...

    Lord help and save those in d act of transgender least their souls end up in hell.

    Biko dis case should b thrown away thru d window.

     
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  • At 22 August 2015 at 09:19 , Blogger Ifechukwu Chioke said...

    Transgendering at 9 years old? Tufiakwa

     
  • At 22 August 2015 at 09:21 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Is he now a full boy? Has he changed his private part to male? If not, what will he be doing in the boys' restroom? The other boys will be very uncomfortable seeing a female in their restroom. The world doesn't just revolve round him.

     
  • At 22 August 2015 at 09:27 , Blogger AbokiDaWarriBoy said...

    A 9yr old diagnosed with gender dysphoria.....Ok, whatever rocks their boat,Americans don't surprise that much anymore. It's simple, allow the spoilt brat use the Male restroom,after all two pple can't use a restroom at the same tym except of course they're up to some shenanigans. Leave the kid be, if she wants to walk with head what business of yours is dat? lol

     
  • At 22 August 2015 at 09:47 , Blogger aproko manager said...

    Na wa oo

     
  • At 22 August 2015 at 09:51 , Blogger Ngene Olivia said...

    They no get issues at all








    #it WILL only GET better
    #IT must END in PRAISE

     
  • At 22 August 2015 at 10:23 , Anonymous golden princess from london. said...

    Amelikas,this is just the beginning ooo.. u guys will sue each other asses until u all run out of money. mtcheeerrrw.. Linda u too like gay and transgender stuff,wat are u waiting for,oya come out of your closet and tell the world you're a born lezbian.

     
  • At 22 August 2015 at 10:36 , Blogger Lyndy Mk said...

    Allow him use the boy's restroom so that other kids will become fascinated by him and start mulling over the idea of becoming female, since anyone can change their sexual orientation? God punish devil. They should home-school their child

     
  • At 22 August 2015 at 10:44 , Blogger Chiinonso Okoh said...

    People who have gender dysphoria feel strongly that they are not the gender they physically appear to be.

    For example, a person who has a penis and all other physical traits of a male might feel instead that he is actually a female. That person would have an intense desire to have a female body and to be accepted by others as a female. Or, someone with the physical characteristics of a female would feel her true identity is male.

    Feeling that your body does not reflect your true gender can cause severe distress, anxiety, and depression. "Dysphoria" is a feeling of dissatisfaction, anxiety, and restlessness. With gender dysphoria, the discomfort with your male or female body can be so intense that it can interfere with the way you function in normal life, for instance at school or work or during social activities.
    Gender dysphoria used to be called “gender identity disorder.” But the mismatch between body and internal sense of gender is not a mental illness. Instead, what need to be addressed are the stress, anxiety, and depression that go along with it.
    The condition has also been called “transsexualism.” But this term is outdated. Some consider it offensive. Now “transgender” is often used to describe someone who feels his or her body and gender do not match.

    Gender nonconforming (GNC) is a broader term that can include people with gender dysphoria. But it can also describe people who feel that they are neither only male or only female. Informally, people who identify with both genders or with neither gender might call themselves "genderqueer."

    Gender dysphoria is not homosexuality. Your internal sense of your gender is not the same as your sexual orientation.

    When man takes God out of the Equation of Life he will continually be confused by the devil and his evil machinations.

     
  • At 22 August 2015 at 11:44 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    That's to your "wonderful" parents who have NEVER received Jesus Christ as personal Saviour of their souls...always boils down to "Ancestral Wickedness" ( hiding in the very dark background)...all transgenders are spiritually manipulated by one parent or the other and also rhosr highly skilled I such wicked works as well.

     
  • At 22 August 2015 at 13:35 , Blogger RareSpecie Z said...

    Buzz off.

     
  • At 22 August 2015 at 16:20 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    I just feel if a person has gender dysphoria i believe prayer and counseling can help through the anxiety and discomfort rather than transgending.
    and I also believe this gender Dysphoria thing is not homosexuality, coz I feel its just trying to be who you are feeling like in your mind, maybe we should look or figure a way to help such people rather than announce their transformation and crucifying them...

     
  • At 22 August 2015 at 17:02 , Blogger Jasmine Joseph said...

    Imagine at 9yrs old, Jesus please do and come, this world is turning to something else. The parents are first grade oloshi's

     
  • At 22 August 2015 at 17:08 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    You want a "boy" with a vaginas to be in the girls restroom what if they molest her. ITs for her own good.

     
  • At 22 August 2015 at 23:05 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Ok for not supporting the transgender abi? Your comment is just plain stupid

     
  • At 23 August 2015 at 16:58 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    madam or oga, am not supporting them, I just feel their is a way out of the said problem.

     

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