A fifth grade teacher at Gresham-Barlow school in Oregon who was born a female, but transgendered into a male, won a $60,000 pay-off from the district after complaining of being called a “lady” and referred to as “she” in a harassing manner by fellow educators. The school, for its part, paid the $60,000 while insisting no evidence of wrongdoing was found on the part of other educators, Breitbart reported.
Leo Soell, the fifth grade teacher who was born a female, complained co-workers used “she,” “lady,” and “Miss Soell” repeatedly, instead of the preferred masculine terms, which were made known after a coming-out as a transgender last September, Breitbart reported. Soell also complained of being “harassed” and “misgendered,” and conspired against by fellow teachers to stop using a gender-neutral bathroom at the school. School officials then launched an investigation, but said they found no evidence of wrong-doing. They did not release their findings, the news outlet reported. READ MORE