The mother of Leelah Alcorn, the transgender high schooler who slaughtered herself after her guardians avoided her personality, still won’t help her introduction or even recognize it. We don’t help that, religiously,” Carla Alcorn told CNN in a meeting, one week after Leelah Alcorn(born Joshua Alcorn) submitted suicide in Ohio.
“In any case we let him know that we adored him genuinely. We cherished him regardless. I cherished my child. Individuals need to realize that I cherished him. He was a decent child, a great kid.”
Utilizing manly pronouns to discuss Leelah all through the meeting, Carla Alcorn has confronted kickback for reliably alluding to Leelah as “Joshua.”
In her suicide note, dated to distribute on her Tumblr after she strolled before a truck at 2:30 a.m. on I-71, Leelah required her passing to mean something.
She likewise expounded on the issues that transgender individuals confront, and point by point how her guardians hauled her out of school and took away her gadgets.
That practically drove her to suicide, she said, yet once her guardians let her see her companions once more, she got to be glad. Tragically, the inclination didn’t last.
“The main way I will rest in peace is if one day transgender individuals aren’t dealt with the way I was,” her suicide note peruses. “My passing needs to mean something.”
“My passing needs to be checked in the quantity of transgender individuals who submit suicide … I need somebody to take a gander at that number and say ‘that is f- -ked up’ and fix it.”
“Fix society,” she argued. “If you don’t mind Signed, “(Leelah) Josh Alcorn.”
Carla said she and her spouse couldn’t manage the cost of the surgery needed for move, and her Internet boycott was because of her survey “improper material.”
Leelah’s demise and note have brought about shock and, humorously, even some disdain notes against her guardians for the impression of their treatment of Leelah.
Carla said individuals have been calling her and her spouse “terrible individuals” for the way they managed their little girl, which included transformation help.
Around two months prior to her demise, Leelah connected with Reddit, asking clients to help her comprehend whether she was confronting misuse by her guardians.