Boys as young as five years old should be allowed to wear Tiara's to school without receiving any negative criticism, following advice from the Church of England to its teachers. It is also stated that male pupils can also dress in high heels. This is part of a new "anti-bullying" drive which is being spearheaded by The Church inside of their faith schools. It is designed to accommodate trans pupils, trying to bring in a more gender neutral and gender fluid uniform policy. Some schools across England and Wales have been banning skirts from schools so they do not alienate trans pupils and it seems that the Church Of England is trying to adapt to a growing shift towards a tolerance of transgenderism in schools.

According to The Guardian, the stance is being adopted to avoid alienating children because their behaviour "does not conform to gender stereotypes."

Some conservative Christian's criticise the move

The Church of England Schools is being told that hey cannot use religious teachings to try to justify not allowing the move, and a pupil must be identified as the sex they wish to be identified as. Christianity has been trying to make moves to adapt to a changing culture in which transgenderism and homosexuality are becoming more widely accepted, but it is still taught in the church that gay sex is a sin. Some conservative voices within the Church of England have been quick to condemn the move.

The move from the church coincides with a story that broke in the Evening Standard yesterday, in which it was claimed that Drag Queens are going to be brought into nursery schools to teach children about the issues surrounding transgenderism and gender-fluidity.

The project, which was launched by Bristol Law graduate Thomas Canham, aims to teach children about the issues of transgenderism and gender-fluidity through "storytelling." It is not known how widely the project is going to be implemented but it is thought that many nursery bosses around the country are open to the idea.

These stories are likely to invigorate a large debate about the issue.

In a society such as ours where we try to be as tolerant and open as we possibly can, there are those voices that believe that we should start to educate our children as early as possible about the subjects which they will come to face in life. All the while there will obviously be those voices on the other side of the argument that will be opposed to this move on cultural and religious grounds. Just like the conversation regarding sex education, many parents will be asking the question, how young is too young to start to teach our kids about certain subjects within society?