Posted 29 days ago
The Canadian teacher who caused outrage by wearing Z-size prosthetic breasts to teach shop class last year was given a police escort to her first day teaching at a new school.
Kayla Lemieux was flanked by officers in an unmarked police car for her journey to Nora Frances Henderson Secondary School Tuesday, where she is taking part in a Professional Activities day — a planning day for teachers before students arrive tomorrow.
Lemieux was not wearing the controversial oversize prosthetic breasts and presented a male appearance, sporting a stubbly beard and wearing a light blue T-shirt and sunglasses.
Lemieux, in a white Mazda SUV, was led by the police in a separate car and arrived at 9:16 a.m. — half an hour after the rest of the teachers had gathered in the school cafeteria to discuss the upcoming school term.
Lemieux and the escorting officers parked their cars at the back of the school, away from the other teachers.
Lemieux’s new look left the parents of children who attended the teacher’s previous school, Oakville Trafalgar High School, gobsmacked.
Parent Celina Close told The Post: “Parents are now just supposed to accept Lemieux is a male and their kids’ teacher is either a deranged liar or mentally unstable?”
“It is infuriating. We had a year of complete chaos. We were told Lemieux’s breasts were real and we couldn’t question Lemieux’s gender, but now we see Lemieux is actually male and the breasts were never real.
“It is ridiculous anyone would accept this without justification.”
In an interview with The Post, Lemieux adamantly claimed the breasts were not fake — even after being photographed leaving home without them.
“I’m not wearing prosthetic breasts. These are real,” Lemieux told The Post back in February.... (Read more)