Have you heard the one about the Irish school teacher, jailed for refusing to address a male student as ‘they’?
It sounds like the latest Irish joke, except that authorities aren’t joking and there’s nothing funny about compelled speech.
While technically Enoch Burke was found to be in contempt of court for refusing to stay away from the Church of Ireland school where he teaches history, it all started when he refused to address a male student who was ‘transitioning’ to female as ‘they’.
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