Parents across Massachusetts are upset over new rules that would not only allow transgender students to use their restrooms of their choice – but would also punish students who refuse to affirm or support their transgender classmates. Last week the Massachusetts Department of Education issued directives for handling transgender students – including allowing them to use the bathrooms of their choice or to play on sports teams that correspond to the gender with which they identify. The 11-page directive also urged schools to eliminate gender-based clothing and
Comments: It just gets more outrageous day after day. What will the school do when the first lawsuit/and or criminal charges are filed after there is a sexual assault? This PC attitude has gone way beyond control.
Affirm or support them or be punished?? You cannot force someone to be nice to someone they don´t want to be! Does that mean that schools can force people to affirm and support anyone and everyone? Nerds? Christians? Patriots? Conservatives? I didn´t think so...only the very small minority of "transgendered" (as if there would even be more than a few in the whole state).
Not only is this institutionalized insanity, but it has the far more insidious intention of basically *normalizing* aberrant behavior in the most Orwellian fashion. Perhaps I´d be more ´tolerant´ if I hadn´t actually worked in the mental health field *before* this type of behavior was condoned or subsidized.
The impact here is far, far more damaging than any ´perceived´ (by angst ridden liberal administrators) slight the ´transgendered´ might suffer. They already obviously have totally unskilled parents. This falls along the same lines as the *imposed* public school viewpoints regarding homosexuality. For 15 years - schools have preached the *mandatory* line, ´It´s normal and healthy!´. In the real world, the CDC notes the consequence of that ´public school training´ is the only demographic in the country where HIV is still on the upswing - 1000 new 12-22 year olds a *month* getting a terminal disease with a boost from the ´tolerance and diversity´ idiots.
Decades ago, my gay uncle used to say, "No one cares what happens behind my married brother´s bedroom door. No one cares what happens behind my married sister´s bedroom door. Why should they care what happens behind my bedroom door." And I agreed with him.
Then the militant gays started flaunting their behavior and expecting the rest of the world to accept it. For years I have been saying, "The gays no longer want "acceptance" they want to force us to "admit" they are better they "normal" people. They want us to celebrate their perversion.
So, I would like these administrators tell us why there are separate boys and girls restrooms and gym showers. Using their logic, there is no need for it. If people can be free to "identify" with whatever sex they wish whenever, and that is to be accepted by all, then there is no need for separate restrooms.
As a male parent, I would make sure that I have access to the female teachers/administrators restrooms at both the school and district offices. These are public institutions and I am allowed to go there.
I would like to see how a female administrator would feel having me in the restroom while she is trying to take care of business. I mean, for those 5 mins in there, I would be identifying more as a woman than a man of course...but just for those moments.
The state should prescribe what clothing can be purchased too. They do have the power to regulate business and spaces. Ban everything except an undecorated uniform - sort of like the Chinese wore under Mao.
Unions and state workers will be exempted. And the Kennedys.
In time, after a few years, the new state apparel agency can allow some variations. But not until all spirit and happiness has been drained from the masses.
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Ida Lil, 2/21/2013 12:27:30 AM (No. 9188106)
All the kids will dress like coolies in formless drab PJs and their hair will all be cut alike via a bowl shape around their faces. punishment will be to stand naked in the bathrooms while trying to hide their actual sex.
I hope some kids have some fun with this insanity. I could see showing up as a girl once in a while to mock them a little. and I mean mock the idiots in charge not the kids that haven´t figured out whether they are a boy or girl.
#20, I was just thinking that I could easily name at least a dozen boys from my high school days who would have had no qualms about putting on a wig and a padded bra for a chance to walk into the girls restroom every class break. Within a week the schools would have had to rethink this policy.
Have things changed that much? Have the shock therapies been that effective?
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