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New state law requires Gay/Lesbian history in textbooks
Friday, July 15, 2011 ^ | Wyatt Buchanan

Posted on 07/15/2011 8:18:26 AM PDT by rjsclassics

Public schools in California will be required to teach students about the contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans starting Jan. 1 after Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday signed a controversial bill to add the topic to the social sciences curriculum.

Textbooks now must include information on the role of LGBT Americans, as well as Americans with disabilities, though California's budget crisis has delayed the purchasing of new books until at least 2015.

Still, opponents questioned the effect the bill would have and the need for explicit instruction for all students about a relatively small group.

The bill "does absolutely nothing to reduce bullying, improve the poor state of our education system, ensure students graduate or prepare them for global competitiveness," said Paulo Sibaja, legislative director of the Capitol Resource Institute, a socially conservative organization in Sacramento. "Instead it diverts precious classroom time away from science, math, reading and writing, and focuses on the agenda of a small group of people."

(Excerpt) Read more at sfgate.com ...


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KEYWORDS: california; gay; history; schools
Chinese Student: "I know Calculus, Chemistry, and Physics"

California Student: "I know Harvey Milk"

Chinese Student: "That's great, now can I get some fries and extra mustard with that order?"

1 posted on 07/15/2011 8:18:36 AM PDT by rjsclassics
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To: rjsclassics

Teaching lies and liberal bull**** to young Americans. Only in California. Geeez.


2 posted on 07/15/2011 8:29:13 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Hey Barry! Compromise this!!!)
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To: rjsclassics

Goody....Let’s teach immoralit in our schools. We can add it to “how to kill your baby” so youy’re not inconvenienced.


3 posted on 07/15/2011 8:33:19 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: rjsclassics

Chinese Student: “I know Calculus, Chemistry, and Physics”

California Student: “I can draw a picture of a transgender person.”


4 posted on 07/15/2011 8:34:34 AM PDT by Goldie Lurks (professional moonbat catcher)
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To: rjsclassics

At last! California has their fiscal house is such good order they can turn their legislative attention back to the really important legal issues of their time and place. This is the kind of regulation reform that comes out of Newsome’s effort?

Leopards can’t change their spots.

There is no one so blind as he who will not see.

Another straw on the camel’s back.

The NappyOne


5 posted on 07/15/2011 8:34:49 AM PDT by NappyOne
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To: rjsclassics

Presumably, the California syllabus will deal in great detail with the Gay contributions to the causes of the worldwide AIDS and STD epidemics.


6 posted on 07/15/2011 8:38:54 AM PDT by paterfamilias
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To: rjsclassics

Thank God that this law only applies to public schools - my son is safe from this nonsense (and gets a far superior education) in his private Christian school.

I’m surprised the gay Mafia did not try to force ALL schools, both public and private, to include this trash.


7 posted on 07/15/2011 8:40:25 AM PDT by CA Conservative
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To: rjsclassics

Never have so few enjoyed so much new found privileges for such a small contribution to a society so in need of a more sane approach to procreation and family rearing.

The rip cord has been pulled..


8 posted on 07/15/2011 8:41:05 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: paterfamilias
Presumably, the California syllabus will deal in great detail with the Gay contributions to the causes of the worldwide AIDS and STD epidemics.

No, because while the law specifies that you are to teach about the "accomplishments" of gays, you cannot include any material that reflects badly on them. So, for example, while it would be okay to teach about Harvey Milk, it would be illegal to mention that John Wayne Gacy, Jeffrey Dahmer, etc were gay or had gay tendencies.

9 posted on 07/15/2011 8:43:21 AM PDT by CA Conservative
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To: rjsclassics

If I were a parent of one of these students....there would be pages missing from the “textbook”....very carefully cut out...


10 posted on 07/15/2011 8:46:35 AM PDT by goodnesswins
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To: rjsclassics

Transgendered contributions in history??

Guess those old kings wearing powdered wigs and tights will be paraded out.


11 posted on 07/15/2011 8:51:40 AM PDT by Vinnie
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To: goodnesswins

I was thinking exactly the same thing.


12 posted on 07/15/2011 8:53:04 AM PDT by Vinnie
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To: Goldie Lurks

If I ever need a good laugh, I can always be sure to get one here on FR.


13 posted on 07/15/2011 8:57:50 AM PDT by Paved Paradise
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To: rjsclassics

Sung to the tune California Dreamin...
All the guys are girls
And the sky is grey
I’ve been going to school
To learn that everyone’s gay
I’d be safe and warm
With a condom it’s OK
California dreamin
The homosexuals have their way!


14 posted on 07/15/2011 9:03:52 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: rjsclassics
This is the third article on the same topic. So...Here are my comments from another thread:
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California Gov Signs Landmark Law to Teach Gay History
July 15, 2011 7:45:01 AM MDT · 35 of 49
wintertime to NYer

How many Christian and/or conservative government teachers will willing open the government schools in late August and **willingly** implement, aid, and support this horrific agenda? How many will hand out the textbooks and complete the assignments? Hm?

( Just wondering)

Oh!...And...Any Christian and/or conservative who thinks they can sneak in a little opposing thought into their classroom are, indeed, teaching an important lesson. They are teaching the children that conservatives and Christians are SNEAKY!
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California Gov Signs Landmark Law to Teach Gay History
July 15, 2011 7:47:28 AM MDT · 36 of 49
wintertime to NYer

The following applies to ALL government teachers in a GENERAL manner and is NOT NOT NOT directed at any individual here on Free Republic:
Haven’t we read many times, here on Free Republic, that there are many “good” teachers in our government K-12 schools. Really? Is that so? Then how can the following be “good”?

Every day, ALL government teachers **willingly** go into government schools and **willingly** take a paycheck for teaching their students to think and reason godlessly. The government schools BY LAW are godlessly secular in their worldview. The children must learn to think and reason godlessly merely to cooperate in the classroom and do assignments.

No one is holding a gun to any government teacher’s head as they work to undermine the parents and the child’s faith.

Also...Let’s go further. Again, how can the following be “good”?

**ALL** ( Yes! **every**!) government schools in this nation are socialist-funded, compulsory for all those whose parent’s can’t ransom them, and managed by the collectivist voting mob. Merely by attending children learn to be comfortable with taking money from their neighbor for a service their parents want for tuition-free. Well?...If government can give “free” school, why not a thousand other wants and needs?

Why on earth would any “good” teacher agree to uphold, establish, and run a system that teaches children to be comfortable with socialism, government compulsion, and submission to the voting collectivist mob? No one is holding a gun to their heads when they do this. No one is threatening them or their families with harm as they collect their paychecks.

The TSA airport searches and the coming Death Panels are not an accident. They are a result of generations of citizens being conditioned in government schools by government teachers ( who seem so sweet and love their cats) to placidly accept government compulsion.

Yes, some Christian and/or conservative teachers will say that they are trying to sneak in some Christian and/or conservative principles into their classroom. Well! They **are** teaching an important lesson. They are teaching children that Christians and conservatives are timid and SNEAKY!

Let’s use an extreme example. The Nazi concentration camps.

Would a “good” German WILLINGLY agree to work in the Nazi concentration camps because he might sneak a few crumbs to the prisoners once in a while? Or... would the **truly** “good” German join the resistance and work his guts out to help as many prisoners to escape as possible, and strive bravely and valiantly to permanently close down the concentration camps?

So... The genuinely ***good** teachers are NOT working for the godless, socialist-funded, compulsory, and voter mob managed government schools. They are working their guts out to see they are completely closed down. And...They are doing their best politically and culturally to see that children have other alternatives. They are warning parents not to send their children into the government schools.

Please remember that when you meet dear Mrs. Smilely ( the teacher who loves her cat) in church or at the supermarket, that every working day she is establishing, supporting, and upholding government schools that teach children to think godlessly, to be comfortable with taking their neighbor’s money for “free” stuff, and to submit meekly to the crushing heel of the collectivist voting mob. None of that can that be “good”!

Finally....There have NEVER been “good” government schools or “good” government teachers. From their inception in the mid-1800s to early 1900s, government K-12 schools have been socialist-funded, compulsory, and managed by the collectivist voting mob. Why should we be surprised that one or two generations later that we had Woodrow Wilson, the IRS, the federal reserve, unions, feminism, direct election of senators, and Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal?

Yes, the government schools, at first offered up a lukewarm and generic Protestantism. We know what Christ does with the lukewarm. He spits them out of His mouth! By my grandmother’s day ( born 1894), the government schools were godlessly secular with a sprinkle of prayer in the morning.

Conclusion #1 : There is not now, and never has been even one good government school! There is not now, and never has been, a good government teacher!

Conclusion #2: If Islam takes hold in this nation, it is because government schools, like the Death Eaters, have sucked the souls out of our nation’s children and their parents.

The above applies to ALL government teachers in a GENERAL manner and is NOT NOT NOT directed specifically at any individual here on Free Republic.

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California Gov Signs Landmark Law to Teach Gay History
July 15, 2011 7:49:28 AM MDT · 37 of 49
wintertime to NYer

Just by their presence ( or failure to be fired) these conservative and Christian teachers WILL teach two important lessons!

1) Christians and conservatives are hypocrites for teaching a lifestyle they KNOW is harmful to children.

2)Christians and conservatives will sell their souls for a paycheck and a pension.
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15 posted on 07/15/2011 9:08:28 AM PDT by wintertime
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To: goodnesswins

As a teacher, I’d just leave out those parts- “We’re skipping this chapter.” But then again, no power on earth could convince me to teach in California....


16 posted on 07/15/2011 9:09:32 AM PDT by GenXteacher (He that hath no stomach for this fight, let him depart!)
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To: paterfamilias

As long as they’re gonna teach homosexual history, I think Californication should also include the entire range of sexual preference practices. Among them rape, sadomasochism, bestiality, NAMBLA and toe suckers. I mean it’s only fair, right?


17 posted on 07/15/2011 9:18:44 AM PDT by dools0007world (uestion)
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To: CA Conservative

My wife and I have been on the fence about whether to send our kids to public school or to home school. Today we have made our decision. It’s very sad to see how far California public schools have fallen. I felt like I received a good education in them...but that was nearly 30 years ago.


18 posted on 07/15/2011 9:22:49 AM PDT by The Unknown Republican
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To: rjsclassics
It is time we SHUNNED government teachers for cooperating with and establishing a corrupt institution. It is irrelevant that the teacher may be cute, pretty, sweet, love her cat, and have a nice neat yard with pretty flowers!!! If the institution is corrupt the product is corrupt!!! It does not matter that the teacher is “nice”!

To give an extreme example, do you think that there may have been nice, sweet, pretty secretaries who had pretty flowers in the garden managing the Nazi shoe boxes filled with Jewish names?

And....Please remember that the homosexual agenda is only *one* of the many fundamental flaws of government schooling.

The entire system of government schooling is built upon a corrupt foundation. All government owned K-12 schools are the very definition of a socialist-funded social program, compulsory for all who can not be ransomed, and collectivist vote mob controlled. **NOTHING** good can come of that.

We have American citizens meekly submitting to TSA scanners and soon to Death Panels because they were taught to be passively compliant to government and collectivist voter mob compulsion in their government schools!!!!

Government schools are also godless, and establish the religion of godless secular humanism. Yet...children are forced to attend if their parents can not pay the jizya needed to ransom them, and taxpayers are forced to pay for this active destruction of Judeo Christian belief and establishment of an abhorrent religious worldview. ALL children who attend government schools WILL learn to think and reason godlessly. ( Yes! **all**!) They must if they are to cooperate with the classroom and the assignments.

Government schools have **always** been a progressive idea since their beginning in the mid-1800s to early 1900s! That the Gramscian Marxist would use them to further the destruction of the family, individual resourcefulness, and their goal of one world communism was inevitable!

Again! It is time that we **SHUNNED** all government school teachers. While they might be “nice” and love their cat, they are establishing corruption!

19 posted on 07/15/2011 9:26:10 AM PDT by wintertime
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To: The Unknown Republican

Even thirty years ago government schools were godless. You were taught to think and reason godlessly, even if, through the efforts of your parents. you were able to overcome this habit.

All government owned and run schools in this nation are godless in their worldview, and all children who attend **will** learn to think and reason godlessly. They must merely to cooperate with the classroom instruction and hand in assignments.

( And..Yes! I do mean **all**!)


20 posted on 07/15/2011 9:36:49 AM PDT by wintertime
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To: CA Conservative
Thank God that this law only applies to public schools - my son is safe from this nonsense ...
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He is not safe.

The homo-bullies will try what the evolutionist have already done. They will rule that certain textbooks in high school are lacking in content and that California colleges can not recognize the course as be legitimate preparation for admission to their universities and colleges.

See how it is done?

21 posted on 07/15/2011 9:41:50 AM PDT by wintertime
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To: rjsclassics

How Homosexuals Gave us AIDS, Lisps, Dykes on Bikes, and Collapsed Anuses.


22 posted on 07/15/2011 9:51:19 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: rjsclassics

The unreported big point of the story is that since CA requires it, and the textbook makers make textbooks according to what CA (and TX) require, that means those textbooks will also be ending up in the other 49 states whether you want this crap in them or not.


23 posted on 07/15/2011 9:53:55 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

And yet God is STILL expelled from public schools.


24 posted on 07/15/2011 9:55:58 AM PDT by NCC-1701 (In Memphis on January 20, 2009, pump price were $1.49. We all know what happened after that.)
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It is not surprising that a morally and monetarily bankrupt state would adopt the curriculum of sodom and gomorrah.
25 posted on 07/15/2011 9:57:25 AM PDT by Kakaze (Exterminate Islamofacism and apologize for nothing....except not doing it sooner!)
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To: wintertime

Homo-Bullies?? More like Hetero-bullies by the gays.


26 posted on 07/15/2011 10:19:28 AM PDT by rjsclassics (bringing people together)
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To: rjsclassics

Well, if they are forced to portray gays in social studies, they should out the gay ones who are closeted. Let’s get some chapters on hillary and Barack!


27 posted on 07/15/2011 10:21:13 AM PDT by Yaelle
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To: Yaelle

If a certain type of perversion has to be identified, let’s at least first make sure that the kids know what a homosexual is. That it’s two men who have sex together. How? You’ve got to tell them, that one is the pitcher and one is the catcher and tell them where the ball goes. Then when a homosexual of history is discussed, at least the children will know whether he was the dominant homosexual (pitcher) or the lady man homosexual (receiver). This isn’t meant to be a gross or rude posting, but let’s have full disclosure.


28 posted on 07/15/2011 11:31:56 AM PDT by sanjuanbob (Festina Lente)
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To: CA Conservative
No, because while the law specifies that you are to teach about the "accomplishments" of gays, you cannot include any material that reflects badly on them. So, for example, while it would be okay to teach about Harvey Milk, it would be illegal to mention that John Wayne Gacy, Jeffrey Dahmer, etc were gay or had gay tendencies.

Don't forget Leopold and Loeb

29 posted on 07/15/2011 11:52:13 AM PDT by feralcat
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To: wintertime

So true. There is no such thing as a morally “neutral” education. Some worldview will alway be imparted even if it is not explicit. Thirty years ago (and certainly 50 and 100 years ago) that godless worldview was only impicit.

Sadly, most parents have a strictly utilitarian view of education. They will willingly accept a week or so of celebrating gay “accomplishments” in history as a price for getting a free government education.

As an aside, we are always told by neoconservatives (and Republican politicans like George W. Bush) that Latinos are natural conservative because of their “traditional family values.” I will predict that we will not hear a peep of objection to the gay history requirement from Latinos (at least not in any public way). Latinos may be somewhat traditional in their moral views, but quite frankly they don’t care what the crazy gringos do with things like this as long as the free government goodies keep flowing their way.

As another aside, back in 1978 the so-called “Briggs Initiative” which would have banned gays from teaching in California public schools was put on the ballot. Plenty of conservatives (most notably Ronald Reagan) opposed it. The argument was that if a great math teacher happened to be a homosexual, why should he be fired, especially if he keeps his private life to himself. If a supporter of the initiative had said, “If this doesn’t pass, students will be forced to celebrate gays in history class,” he would have been dismissed as an extremist making a slippery slope arguement. Here we are 33 years later and the “bigot” who made such a statement turned out to be right and respectable coservatives who opposed it (Reagan included, sadly) turned out to be wrong.

Once the public is convinced to tolerate immorality, it will soon be coerced into accepting it, and then be forced to celebrate it.


30 posted on 07/15/2011 12:26:04 PM PDT by feralcat
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To: wintertime

I wouldn’t have called them Godless thirty yeas ago...we had Christian-based groups on campus and I found my way to a personal faith in Jesus through the Holy Spirit working through the relationships with other students I made. My parents were not Christians and never once in my life took me to Church. I think you presume much to say that all government schools were “godless”. However, I would agree that there were signs aplenty that God was being systematically denied his rightful place in our education system.


31 posted on 07/15/2011 2:48:01 PM PDT by The Unknown Republican
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I think you presume much to say that all government schools were “godless”.
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Utterly godless in their worldview and curriculum. Simply to cooperate in the classroom the student must think and reason godlessly.

I am certain that in the godless Soviet Union that people on a personal level had the opportunity to meet and speak with the occasional Christian. Because one might interact with a Christian in the jetsom and flotsam of human interaction did NOT make the old Soviet Union God-centered.

The same is true in the godless government schools. Although there may be personal interaction with the students, the government school, its curriculum, textbooks, assignment, and all classroom activities are godless in their worldview.

And....In my high school majority of the time we warned to **stop** socializing and pay attention to the ( godlessly oriented) teacher. There was really little time in the day for free socialization, except for the rush between classes ( less than five minutes) and a very short lunch break.

32 posted on 07/15/2011 2:59:23 PM PDT by wintertime
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To: feralcat
Sadly, most parents have a strictly utilitarian view of education. They will willingly accept a week or so of celebrating gay “accomplishments” in history as a price for getting a free government education.
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Free babysitting, paid by someone else’s labor, is powerfully addictive.

33 posted on 07/15/2011 3:01:18 PM PDT by wintertime
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To: wintertime
The homo-bullies will try what the evolutionist have already done. They will rule that certain textbooks in high school are lacking in content and that California colleges can not recognize the course as be legitimate preparation for admission to their universities and colleges.

That's okay, I know a number of fine Christian colleges he can attend.

34 posted on 07/15/2011 3:31:00 PM PDT by CA Conservative
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To: NCC-1701

God had to be thrown out of the classroom to make way for the homos.


35 posted on 07/15/2011 10:01:36 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Hey Barry! Compromise this!!!)
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