First graders exposed to book about transgender boy—without parental notification

LifeSiteNews 1 May 2015
Parents at one Maine school are upset that children as young as six were exposed to a book promoting transgender issues, in the name of “acceptance.”
Parents were not only not consulted, they were never even notified of their children’s exposure to transgenderism.
Horace Mitchell Primary School read the book I Am Jazz to first-grade students. The book is about a boy who identifies as a girl from the age of two, “with a boy’s body and a girl’s brain.” He eventually finds a doctor who tells his parents, “Jazz is transgender.”
Parents began to inquire about what was being taught at Horace Mitchell Primary after children came home with questions about their own sex and wondering if they, too, might be transgender.
One mother, upset that teachers would broach the subject of transgenderism with her little boy, said the primary school ignored her complaint. “I feel like my thoughts, feelings and beliefs were completely ignored…My right as a parent to allow or not allow this discussion with my child was taken from me,” she told

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