Local media highlights bias against transgender 7-year-old in KY

Last week, Nikki Sullivan brought her 7-year-old transgender child to Owen County Elementary School in Kentucky, introducing her for the first time as her daughter. According to local news reports, the school has accepted her daughter and is working to protect her from bullying, but some parents are refusing to accept her gender identity.

While Sullivan remains supportive of her daughter, one parent claimed that she would not allow her child to refer to the transgender student, Ella, as a girl. The school superintendent would not comment on the situation directly, but told FOX 19 that it is their job to protect all students regardless of gender.

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