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Can a trans woman father attend a parent-teacher conference in female clothing and full hair/makeup?

I'm scared they will laugh at me because I just started my transition.  

4 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago
    Favorite Answer

    As the parent of a student, you can appear any way you choose to, including presenting as female while identifying yourself as the student's father.

    This period of transitioning is difficult. I understand it gets easier. (I have a trans family member.)

    And if they laugh at you, you look them directly in the eye and repeat the immortal words said by those who went before you: I'm trans. Deal with it.

    Every parent who shows up at parent-teacher conferences deserves respect and courtesy, and if you don't get it, the principal and school board need to hear about it and the local press ought to as well.

  • 1 month ago

    If you are starting to transition,  you will need to prepare your self for this pressure in all areas of life. 

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    you lost me at trans woman father

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Kids are vicious. How do your kids feel about it? Will they defend you, or will they get bullied and picked on for it?

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