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Boys Can Have Periods Too, Children to be Taught in Latest Victory for Transgender Campaigners

‘Lil Miss Hot Mess’ reads to children during the Feminist Press’ presentation of Drag Queen Story Hour at the Park Slope branch of Brooklyn Public Library in New York. PHOTO: Young Post/AP

By Helena Horton | 16 December 2018

THE TELEGRAPH — School children will be taught that “all genders” can have periods in new sex education lessons, in a victory for transgender rights campaigners.

The advice to teachers was approved by Brighton & Hove City Council as they try to tackle stigma around menstruation.

The new advice follows a council report which said: “Trans boys and men and non-binary people may have periods”, adding that “menstruation must be inclusive of all genders”.

Bins used for menstruation products will be provided in all toilets for children, according to the report. […]

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