Heinz Winckler faces backlash for 'questioning' school's decision on transgender student

Heinz Winckler slammed for 'questioning' school's decision on transgender student

The popular musician is involved in a nasty transgender row where he is reportedly not in support of a student who has transformed his sex and now wants to be female. 

Heinz Winckler
Heinz Winckler/ Instagram

'Idols SA' singer Heinz Winckler has rubbed many social media users the wrong way after it was reported that he is discriminating against a transgender student. 

According to several reports, the popstar-turned-preacher is heading a group of parents questioning a school’s decision to support a transgender pupil.

The school in Somerset West, Western Cape, reportedly embraced the student who wants to be treated as female. 

Winckler is reportedly part of a group of parents questioning the school. 

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As a result of his actions, there is an online petition against the singer. 

The petition, which can be found on Change.org, is called ‘Heinz Winckler: Everyone deserves love, stop your hate’. 

Some social media users have also taken to Twitter to slam the singer’s behaviour. 

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Below are some of the responses.

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Image courtesy of Instagram/ @Heinz Winckler

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