Friday, November 30, 2018

New Public School Assault on Kid's Gender Identity--Heads Up Parents

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The New York Times is reporting that "A new openness about gender identity is making its way into some of America's public schools."

The Times says first it was bathrooms, now children will be allowed to officially register as a category other than male or female.

Sadly this ideology is having egregious consequences for students, teachers, and parents---from pre-school to graduate programs.

Heads up, parents.

Be informed.

The New York Times says,
"Washington DC is the latest, with a small change on the public school enrollment form for next year, that some members of the LGBTQ community regard as a big step forward: The term 'nonbinary' which refers to people who do not identify exclusively as male or female, will be included as a gender choice."

A spokesman for the DC public schools says the schools have "focused on establishing a collaborative, intentional and ongoing process for supporting LGBTQ students throughout their time in our school. Our enrollment forms are the latest iteration of our ongoing effort."

This is not only in Washington DC. It is across the nation.

The Times says, "Starting this year, the Oregon Department of Education required that each school district's forms offer students and families at least three gender options; male, female, and nonbinary."

The Times also notes that in Oregon, each school district can draft its own forms.

Not surprisingly, the NYT also reports that "Some parents embraced the decision to change the enrollment forms to include nonbinary,"---with confirming personal stories to follow.

Gender activists are ecstatic. They claim there are not two genders, but multiple identities, calling this a good first step.

The Times makes the point that "Kids should be able to have the agency and the freedom to define themselves and have that respected, especially if there is no support for them at home."

However.

Sadly, this ideology is having egregious consequences for students, teachers, and parents---from pre-school to graduate programs.

Here are four stories that show the negative impact of this movement on free speech, religious freedom, parental rights and an individual's right to privacy:

Story 1

Two middle school P.E. teachers objected when a Florida school board told them they must allow a girl who identifies as male to undress, change and shower with boys. Acomplaint letter sent from Liberty Counsel to Pasco County School Board says that the young girl “walked in, catching boys (literally) with their pants down.” One teacher, Robert O., objected to supervising a minor girl while she dressed and undressed in the locker room. Both teachers were forbidden from discussing the issue with students, and school administrators have told Robert he will be disciplined by being transferred to another school.

Story 2

Dr. Nicholas Meriwether, a philosophy professor at Shawnee State University in Ohio, was punished by university officials when he refused to refer to a male student as “ma’am” or with a female title such as “Miss.” The student berated Meriwether and filed a complaint with the school. After one official mocked his Christian faith, university officials then said the professor “created a hostile environment” for the student and placed a warning in Meriwether’s personnel file. The Alliance Defending Freedom(ADF) has filed a federal lawsuit against the school.

Story 3

In a heartbreaking case in Georgia, a five-year-old girl was assaulted in the girl’s bathroom by a “gender fluid” boy. The City Schools of Decatur had implemented a policy allowing students who identify as the opposite sex to use restrooms, locker rooms and shower areas that align with their “gender identity,” rather than their biological reality. The girl’s mother, with the assistance of ADF, filed a complaint alleging that the school district’s policy opened the door for the attack. The Department of Education (DOE) is investigating the incident.

Story 4

A Christian student, Isabella Chow, at University of California-Berkeley is under fire because she abstained from voting for an Associated Students Senate resolution condemning the Trump administration and supporting transgender- and non-binary-identified students. Under the Obama administration, “sex discrimination” in various non-discrimination laws was redefined to include “gender discrimination” – and cover the wide variety of “genders” claimed by activists. Now, the Trump administration intends to return the definition of “sex” back to its meaning when these laws were passed by Congress: two sexes, male and female. In a graciously worded statement, Chow affirmed her belief in God’s creation of humanity as male and female. In a three hour student Senate meeting, LGBT-identified students and their allies attacked her faith and called for her resignation.

Clearly, the activists are going to continue their assault on children, teachers, and parents regarding their obsession with redefining God's created order, by confusing kids about their birth gender.

Focus on the Family has published the following resources for parents. If you have children or grandchildren in public school, I strongly recommend you check out this information, some of which is downloadable.


  1. Equipping Parents to Respond to Gender-Confusing Messages in Schools. 
  2. Public Restrooms--Your Privacy and Safety. 
  3. Transgender Resources. 
  4. When Transgenderism Enters Your World. 


Be Informed. Be Vigilant. Be Discerning. Be Prayerful.


5 comments:

  1. Now more than ever people need to home school their children.
    Schools are not about education anymore.
    They have become state sponsored hate institutes.
    Sadly, the very ones who proclaim freedom for everyone, deny freedoms from those that disagree with their insane agenda.
    The bible warns of this in Romans.

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  2. These school boards, principles, school councilors, whatever, need a talking to by Christian parents, pastors, and whoever else, biology teachers, biology professors, whoever can straighten them out. This mind bending has to go. This perversion has to get gone. It's abusive. It doesn't belong in public schools. Students should be required to dress and act appropriately for their given gender, which was established at conception, long before they were born. It wasn't their choice then, and neither is it their choice now. If a student will not conform to that natural rule, they should not be allowed in school. It's about that simple.

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  3. Spokane's District 81 school board just this week, approved a controversial Human Development/Sex Ed curriculum that will encourage 9th grade students to consider multiple genders as options. Parents will be allowed to opt out their students with an online form, but it is unclear what that process will look like. There appears to be an "interview" component in the process, whereby a student will be counseled by a teacher regarding their reasons for opting out. What if the student says, "My parents opted me out." Will then the teacher or counselor define that as coersion by the parents? What then? Parents need to be very wary of the gender identity movement. They also need to be very careful of "private interviews" with their children by school staff, when they are not present. Cindy Zapotocky, Spokane

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  4. From one perspective, the amount of time and productivity wasted on this LGBT dribble and the surrounding contraversies is tragic. Worse than wasted time, all PC issues pit one American against another, which has the tragic affect of breaking apart our culture and tying citizens up in meaningless battles with each other so they cannot come together to stand against the threat of a growing totalitarian government that soon will begin punishing citizens strictly for their motives, thoughts, and opinions.

    If there was a group within our midst whose policy and objective was to cripple the USA from within; to break apart our culture and unity, to make all of us ashamed of our soverign country, to alienate all people from others based on skin color, gender, age, wealth, education,even opinions on meanigless topics; then we would have to admit that this nefarious group is succeeding in destroying America from within.

    The mental disorder of the LEFT is destroying our nation, and there are those in the world in high and influential places who want to encourage and facilitate this destruction from within. The disorder places "equality above all else under all conditions in all parts of life" as a point of "worship"; an overriding premise for all thought and action. A priority that consumes a persons mind, body, and spirit and feeds into that person a "sends" of false righteousness and power. The victim here is a person who has proudly and unknowingly embraced Narcisism. The driver for this phenomena is revealed in the observation that the "affected" individuals universally refuse to admit the existence of spiritual "evil".

    In truth, is it so difficult to see where this is coming from?

    Ephesians tells us our battle is "spiritual", against the powers that rule this current darkness.

    Truth is the ultimate target, and a force of mindless narcissistic self-righteous spiritual zombies are at the spears head.

    Our greatest tool is prayer. Prayer has given us a president that is fighting globalism on every front as he is attacked for this on every front.
    We must pray continually against this evil, and stand courageously in support for those on the front lines fighting for "truth" to prevail.

    Truth is....a lonely warrior,
    G>T>

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