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17 Aug

School Bias Won’t Allow Transgender Girl To Attend

School Won’t Let Transgender Teen Attend as Girl

Rachel Pepe’s middle school says she can’t come back to school this year—at least, not as Rachel Pepe. The 13-year-old was known as a boy last year at Thorne Middle School in Middletown, NJ, and went by Brian, the name she was given at birth. But now she’s transitioning her gender and identity—with the backing of her mother, who says Rachel is much happier than she used to be. Last year, she “would get off the bus and just cry,” mom Angela Peters tells the Asbury Park Press. “I am not sending her back as Brian because the depression will start again.”

Read on…http://www.newser.com/story/192549/school-wont-let-transgender-teen-attend-as-girl.html

 

 

 

 

Rachel Pepe told she can only return as ‘Brian’

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Posted by on August 17, 2014 in Education News

 

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