Canadian man, Robert Hoogland, has been jailed for referring to his biological female child as ‘daughter.’
Hoogland was found to be in contempt of court.
His child identifies as transgender and prefers the use of male pronouns, despite this he repeatedly called the person as his daughter, even after court proscribed him from doing it.
As a result, the Attorney General of British Columbia issued an arrest warrant for contempt, following which Hoogland surrendered himself to the court on Tuesday at 10 am. He was arrested and taken to jail.
Hoogland opposes his child’s undergoing “gender affirmative” medical procedures, and has stated this opposition again and again, in the hope of saving his child from irreversible harm. The Canadian medical system, the legal system, and the child’s mother press ahead with social and medical transition of the child.
On December 14, 2020, Hoogland was compelled by Justice Mazari’s court to collude in the gender “transitioning” of his fourteen year old daughter and told not to call his biological female child his daughter. In response, Hoogland made a Charter challenge engaging his right to freedom of speech.