Kids Say the Darndest LGBT Things

A 7-year-old honors her late transgender teacher while a middle schooler offers some advice to anyone against marriage equality.

BY Diane Anderson-Minshall

April 24 2013 5:47 PM ET

Daisy Morton and her mom read her poem at the march honoring her late teacher, Lucy Meadows.

Fellow teachers, students, and union members took to the streets to march in memory of Lucy Meadows, a 32-year-old transgender teacher in Lancashire, England, who was found dead in March after being harassed by the media after she came out as transgender. Among the supporters was 7-year-old Daisy Moreton, a student of student of Meadows at St Mary Magdalen's. According to Pink News, Moreton's poem about her former teacher, read as follows:

Makes you happy/ In high spirits /Smiles/ Said kind things

Made us feel good/ Ever helpful/ Always nice/ Delightful

One of a kind

Wonderful teacher


Meanwhile across the pond, a fourth grader penned a charmingand heartfelt essay on why gay people should be allowed to get married. Posted on Reddit and HRC's blog, the best line includes this gambit: "It doesn't matter if it creeps you out. Just get over it."