The parents of a 14-year-old girl who was secretly allowed to change her gender at school have accused teachers of making a grave mistake by keeping them in the dark after she was bullied, assaulted in the boys' bathroom, and ultimately ran away into the hands of an abusive online groomer. The parents, Michele and Roger Blair, only discovered that their daughter was transgender after finding a hall pass with her new name, Draco, on it. The couple claimed that teachers effectively excluded them from supporting their daughter, who was struggling with depression, during her transition at school.
They expressed their frustration over the school's lack of communication and transparency in the situation. The couple's experience highlights the complex issues that teachers and parents face when dealing with a growing number of children who want to change their gender at school, especially those who don't want their parents to know about it. In response to the Blair's story, a Republican state representative in Virginia proposed a bill that would require school officials to notify parents if their child identifies as transgender in school. The growing number of transgender children in America has sparked a national debate over how schools should accommodate their needs while balancing the rights of the parents.dailymail.co.uk