26 Mar '11, 9am

What is this world coming to? Transgender man beat kids for not calling him 'mum' #news

What is this world coming to? Transgender man beat kids for not calling him 'mum' #news

SOUTH KOREA - A man who is a transgender has been sentenced to two years in jail after he abused his children when they refused to call him "mum", said a local court on Wednesday. According to The Korea Herald, the 31-year-old was only identified by his surname, Oh. He was charged with starving and beating up his four children. One is his child with an ex-girlfriend, while the other three were borne by a second girlfriend, whom he lived with from 2006 until last year. RELATED STORIES Asian transgender celebrities Top model admits being transsexual 'Husband' and 'wife' learn that son is transsexual too His second ex-girlfriend, also 31, received the same sentence for the same charge. Presiding Judge Choi Doo-ho at the Jeonju District Court said that the defendants claimed that the beating was educational in purpose and legitimate, but he added that such conduct does not amo...

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