“I am here today because I would not call a boy a girl”
Linda Ikeji’s Blog: A teacher who refused to use gender-neutral pronouns for a transgender student has been jailed for contempt of court.
Enoch Burke was arrested yesterday morning, September 5, for breaching a court order not to teach at his Westmeath school, or be physically present there.
The dispute began over his refusal to address a transitioning student as “they” rather than “he”, as requested by the student and their parents in May, and agreed to by the Church of Ireland school. Read more…