Videos show Moira Deeming casting doubt on Covid vaccines and claiming schools encourage LGBTQ+ students to be ‘narcissistic’

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Newly preselected Victorian Liberal candidate Moira Deeming once claimed schools were actively trying to change children’s gender and sexual identity, while encouraging gay and transgender students to be “really narcissistic”.

In interviews posted on YouTube, the teacher and Melton councillor describes transgender laws as “my number one issue”, casts doubt on Covid-19 vaccines and claims LGBTQ+ students get “all the attention” at school.

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