‘Boys should be free to wear tutus and tiaras’ – Church of England

The Church of England has issued transphobic bullying guidance, saying that pupils should be free to explore “who they might be”

Primary schoolchildren should feel free to dress up in a tiara or a superhero cloak without expecting comment from teachers or pupils, the Church of England has said in new bullying guidance issued to its schools.

“We must avoid, at all costs, diminishing the dignity of any individual to a stereotype or a problem,” wrote Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby in the report’s foreword. Those at LGBT charity Stonewall said they hoped the guidance would help prevent bullying.

Give stories, not stuff

The advice comes as polling for the Anti-Bullying Alliance showed that two in five children “hide aspects…

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