Cynthia Sweeney is thankful to a Grade 5 teacher who read a book in class that changed the life of her child.
The book told the story of a transgender child, known to his classmates as George, who wanted to play Charlotte in a school production of Charlotte’s Web as a means of expressing her true gender identity — a girl named Melissa.
Sweeney said the book gave her child the knowledge and the language to share a very personal struggle.
“They said to me at that time, ‘I am something called transgender and I am not a girl and I feel like I’m in the wrong body. Can you please help
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