The district also claimed that interfering or criticizing the teacher would go against the Ontario Human Rights Code.

'The HDSB recognizes the rights of students, staff, parents/guardians and community members to equitable treatment without discrimination based upon gender identity and gender expression. Gender identity and gender expression are protected grounds under the Ontario Human Rights Code,' the board said in a statement.

You’re digging your own holes. Sex toys aren’t a protected characteristic. Also, sex crimes against minors are also not a protected characteristic.