Teachers in Queensland are being forced to call their students two different names if they change their gender or pronouns, a leaked email has revealed.
The Sunshine State email said that, under the Human Rights Act, teachers are required to use a child’s preferred pronouns and names in the classroom.
However, they are expected to use their birth name in official communication with their parents.
This has led to concerns teachers could have to keep secrets from the parents of children who don’t want their identities to be known.
School staff and parents across the state are said to be concerned over the issue.
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