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What should I do if my transgender child is bullied?
If you’re worried or anxious that your transgender child is a victim of transphobic bullying, abuse or harassment in school or online, there are a lot of things you can do to support them. Lui shares their advice on how you can protect your child from transphobia and why reporting any incidents of it is so important.
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