A five year old boy has been banned from a church-run after-school club because he wears clothing designed for girls.
Mrs Bex Venables, the minister in training at the Rugby Christian Fellowship yesterday defended the decision.
‘[The boy] is still allowed to attend Buzz Children’s Club but has been asked to wear clothing of the gender stated on his registration form, which states male,’ she said.
In the UK, people are not permitted to change their gender on government documents until the age of 18. However, in most of the UK, transgender schoolchildren are treated as the gender they identify as. It would be interesting to know if this five year old boy identified as a girl, would the school then be ok with his choice of dress?