‘I can’t believe this’: Parents protest against cyber bullying
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The parents of a transgender girl have rallied against cyberbullying, saying it has left their daughter traumatised.
Key points:Ms Saini said the bullying has affected her and her family”It’s very upsetting, especially when you have your daughter, who’s transgender, who has to live in fear,” Ms Sainis daughter saidMs Sainsi said her daughter is traumatised and has experienced constant online bullying over the past few months”It is very upsetting when you don’t know what’s going on, when you know what the other side is doing, what the motive is,” Ms Tassone said.
The parents have set up a website called SaveMyTransgender.com to help educate people about the dangers of cyberbullies.
The site has attracted more than 5,000 users.
The family has been inundated with messages from around the world and online.
“It has affected me, it has affected my family,” Ms Pouliot said.
“I have to go to the doctor and I’m worried that I’m going to get a heart attack.
I am scared.”
There is a real fear of what is going to happen, of what’s coming next.
“The website, which was launched on Tuesday, has attracted nearly 200,000 views and has been shared more than 10,000 times.
Ms Pouli said she had tried to stop the bullying before but was unable to do so because the school had a strict no-contact policy.”
And then it’s really difficult to do when the school doesn’t really support you.””
It takes courage to come out to your parents, but also courage to do it in a safe way.”
And then it’s really difficult to do when the school doesn’t really support you.
The parents of a transgender girl have rallied against cyberbullying, saying it has left their daughter traumatised.Key points:Ms Saini said…