A boy who goes by the name Noella McMaher uses she/her pronouns and was featured on the runway as a "trans model." His biological mother, Dee McMaher, is a gender theory activist who calls herself non-binary; she claims that her son showed characteristics of being trans when he was only two years old.
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When Noella was only two years old, his mother claimed that he would "refuse to wear boy clothes and have tantrums." She insisted that this was the start of his transgender transformation. His mother brought him to a gender development clinic when he was four years old and he was told by a counselor that he was a girl. His legal documentation was already changed by the time he was six.
He recently walked the runway for designer Mel Atkinson and Trans* Clothing Company. Noella's mother was interviewed about this opportunity and said, "Noella doesn’t ever get nervous or scared by anything. She’s a tiny professional! She was so excited to go down the catwalk, excited to see all the people and the cameras. She knows exactly how to work a crowd.”
He wore a white tracksuit with a cropped hoodie with white sneakers and visible makeup.
Many of the comments accused the brand of being "child groomers" while calling Noella's parents "sick and depraved" and "insane."
In 2019, Noella's mother married another woman named Ray, who calls herself transgender and works in "LGBTQ health justice." Noella and his mother were interviewed in Chicago Parent and in that interview the mother revealed that he would have "gender surgeries" when he turns 16. Before he reaches that age, though, she plans to administer puberty blockers and hormone therapy.
Sadly, Noella is being paraded around as a trans activist. He has been modeling on the runway since he was only seven years old and it doesn't seem as though that will slow down anytime soon. The photos from the latest fashion show depict a young boy who is deeply uncomfortable, and yet his mother continues to use him as a token for her gender theory activism.