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Parents outraged after Arizona school allows boys and girls to use whichever bathroom they choose
LIFE SITE NEWS ^ | Thaddeus Baklinski

Posted on 03/29/2014 5:54:09 PM PDT by Morgana

TUCSON, AZ, March 27, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Parents with children attending a school in the Tucson Unified School District are outraged after school officials decided that transgender students could use whichever bathroom they "identify" with rather than be restricted by their biological sex.

According to KVOA TV, the Tucson Unified School District voted on March 25 to update its non-discrimination policy to include "gender identity and expression."

Parents with children at Anna Henry Elementary School in Tucson voiced their concern at a meeting on Wednesday night where they related incidents that made their kids very uncomfortable.

John Bellisario, principal of Henry Elementary, when asked which bathrooms transgender students are encouraged to use, replied, "We have multiple restrooms, we have boys restrooms, we have girls restrooms, we have unisex restrooms, and the children can use the restroom they identify with. That's based on case law all over the country."

Susan Wright related an incident where her 10-year old son was using the urinal in the boys' bathroom when a student he identified as a female walked in on him, according to a Tucson News Now report.

"My son won't even let me go in the bathroom with him, he won't let a female teacher go in with him, this did not make him comfortable," said Wright.

"My child's privacy was infringed upon. If he doesn't want his own mother in the bathroom with him, he's certainly not going to want one of his peers," Wright stated.

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Another parent, Danya Ayers, said she knew of an incident where a boy was very uncomfortable after a child he knew as a girl removed her underpants in front of him.

"It's a privacy issue," concurred concerned parent Sharah Gray. "It's not a gay or a lesbian issue. If that were the case, I would despise my cousin, my uncle. That has absolutely nothing to do with it."

School officials told the parents at the meeting that they had temporarily addressed the issue by blocking off all the male urinals in the boys' bathrooms, telling students to use the stalls instead.

While some parents thought simply requiring kids to use stalls was an answer to the concerns of privacy for the children, others said the issues involved in pandering to transgender students were more complex.

"I mean, what's next?" asked Danya Ayers. "The next thing you know it's not just bathrooms, it's locker rooms, it's showers. Having two boys, I would not feel comfortable with them showering next to a fully developed female."

"It's a privacy issue, it's a safety issue. Some students are just not comfortable with it," said Ayers.

Contact:

Tucson Unified School District Dr. H. T. Sánchez, Superintendent 1010 E. Tenth St. Tucson, AZ 85719 Phone: 520-225-6060 Fax: 520-225-6174 Heliodoro.Sanchez@tusd1.org


TOPICS: Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: arth; homosexualagenda

1 posted on 03/29/2014 5:54:09 PM PDT by Morgana
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To: metmom

PING


2 posted on 03/29/2014 5:54:35 PM PDT by Morgana (Wagglebee please come home we miss you!)
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To: Morgana

The world has gone mad.


3 posted on 03/29/2014 5:58:01 PM PDT by FerociousRabbit
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To: Morgana

Government school is child abuse.


4 posted on 03/29/2014 5:59:41 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Morgana
Whine....snivel...

Since they criminally abused their offspring by committing them to a government indoctrination asylum, they have no justification for complaining...IMHO

5 posted on 03/29/2014 6:00:39 PM PDT by SuperLuminal (Where is another agitator for republicanism like Sam Adams when we need him?)
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To: Morgana

Brewer has done such a great job with this state.

/sarc


6 posted on 03/29/2014 6:02:14 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Morgana

As the boys get older, they will soon realize how they can abuse the system and declare (identify) they are a girl for the day.


7 posted on 03/29/2014 6:03:06 PM PDT by ForYourChildren (Christian Education [ RomanRoadsMedia.com - a classical Christian approach to homeschool])
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To: Morgana
They are just waiting for some boys to say or do something "funny" while in a restroom while a girl is present. Then the boy can be arrested, branded a sex offender, and his life can be ruined.

It's the sort of thing that gives activists a real thrill.

8 posted on 03/29/2014 6:04:12 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: Morgana

Showers too?


9 posted on 03/29/2014 6:07:05 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Morgana

Can they use the “faculty” restrooms? If not, discrimination!


10 posted on 03/29/2014 6:09:48 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Morgana
We may have to let the perverts win this one. Instead of allowing "gender identity" to decide who uses the boys bathroom and who uses the girls bathroom, they should change the signs:

"All persons of whatever
gender identity who have
the genitalia most common
among
BOYS."

and

"All persons of whatever
gender identity who have
the genitalia most common
among
GIRLS."

11 posted on 03/29/2014 6:10:21 PM PDT by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: Morgana

I’m guessing that doesn’t include the bathroom in the teachers’ lounge.


12 posted on 03/29/2014 6:15:40 PM PDT by Hoodat (Democrats - Opposing Equal Protection since 1828)
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To: Viennacon

Brewer sucks.


13 posted on 03/29/2014 6:16:53 PM PDT by Hoodat (Democrats - Opposing Equal Protection since 1828)
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To: Morgana

I swear schools are run by freaky perverts. What is wrong with these people?


14 posted on 03/29/2014 6:20:20 PM PDT by formosa
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To: Hoodat

She’ll be remembered as a disgrace


15 posted on 03/29/2014 6:20:43 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: hal ogen

“Timmy ‘identifies’ as a gym teacher, so you must make the teacher’s lounge available to him.”


16 posted on 03/29/2014 6:24:41 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Morgana

Transgender students in Elementary School?

I call B.S. on this one - the principal just wants to play with his political agenda.


17 posted on 03/29/2014 6:40:36 PM PDT by rdcbn
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To: Morgana

“I mean, what’s next?” asked Danya Ayers.


If you really want know what’s next, Danya, just check with NAMBLA


18 posted on 03/29/2014 6:42:20 PM PDT by rdcbn
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To: formosa

“What is wrong with these people?”

they ARE run by freaky perverts!!


19 posted on 03/29/2014 6:42:59 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: Morgana

Next is the false sex charges against their kids


20 posted on 03/29/2014 6:52:30 PM PDT by Pikachu_Dad (Impeach Sen Quinn)
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To: Morgana

Why not just make all bathrooms single use size? I never understood the value in hMaking toilet use a communal experience.

I still remember the urinal at my junior high many years ago—a round tub like thing that up to eight boys could use at once, with everyone’s privates in full view of everyone else.


21 posted on 03/29/2014 7:21:01 PM PDT by Burkean (.)
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To: Morgana

How is this transgender nonsense not considered mental illness? Who is driving this?


22 posted on 03/29/2014 7:21:24 PM PDT by bk1000 (A clear conscience is a sure sign of a poor memory)
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To: Morgana

Parents..... rally together and bring the house down


23 posted on 03/29/2014 7:29:36 PM PDT by ronnie raygun (Im missing a jumbo jet with 235 passengers has anyone seen it?)
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To: Burkean
I still remember the urinal at my junior high many years ago—a round tub like thing that up to eight boys could use at once, with everyone’s privates in full view of everyone else.

we had one of those too....but it was the sink, no wonder you were popular!!

24 posted on 03/29/2014 8:02:24 PM PDT by terycarl (common sense prevails over all else)
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To: Morgana

The insanity continues. Mainstreaming the mentally deranged at the expense of everyone else.


25 posted on 03/29/2014 8:09:36 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: formosa

“I swear schools are run by freaky perverts. What is wrong with these people?”

This is the logical conclusion when society tolerates the mental derangement of a small minority by reordering itself to attempt to cater to their derangement.

The schools have just thrown in the towel.


26 posted on 03/29/2014 8:12:48 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: Morgana
What next? Beds in the bathrooms? A condom machine?

Another reason to homeschool.

27 posted on 03/29/2014 8:37:42 PM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: Navy Patriot

There are going to be kids who grow up to hate their parents for what they allowed to be done to them. Can you imagine a little boy getting molested by a gay scout master and when the kid grows up he finds out his parents knew the guy was gay?

I don’t have school aged kids. If I did, they would not be in public school.

As for these parents, it’s a little late to start complaining. Where were they a few years ago when this was being discussed? And who did they vote for on the school board?


28 posted on 03/29/2014 10:21:35 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: SuperLuminal

A) Some people just can’t afford private schools or be home to home school.
and
B) YOUR tax dollars are paying for this.

Either one of those points should make you just a bit more..

something.


29 posted on 03/30/2014 7:09:25 AM PDT by thatjoeguy (Every law passed is one person forcing their morals on someone else.)
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To: Hoodat

Ha, good point.


30 posted on 03/30/2014 7:10:07 AM PDT by thatjoeguy (Every law passed is one person forcing their morals on someone else.)
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To: Morgana; 2Jedismom; 6amgelsmama; AAABEST; aberaussie; AccountantMom; Aggie Mama; agrace; ...

ANOTHER REASON TO HOMESCHOOL

This ping list is for the “other” articles of interest to homeschoolers about education and public school. This can occasionally be a fairly high volume list. Articles pinged to the Another Reason to Homeschool List will be given the keyword of ARTH. (If I remember. If I forget, please feel free to add it yourself.)

The main Homeschool Ping List handles the homeschool-specific articles. Metmom holds both the Homeschool Ping List and the Another Reason to Homeschool Ping list. (Some of us are filling in for her temporarily.) Please freepmail me to let me know if you would like to be added to or removed from either list, or both.

31 posted on 03/30/2014 5:27:46 PM PDT by Tired of Taxes
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To: Morgana

But, what will they do about it? Will they have the courage to fire the school board and the administration?


32 posted on 03/30/2014 5:33:45 PM PDT by raybbr (Obamacare needs a death panel.)
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To: Morgana

To put this in a weird perspective, this is a school district that won’t allow a teacher to hand out a single piece of hard candy as a ‘reward’ for doing well in something because that would promote obesity. But the damn liberals who run Tucson are glad to have guys dressed as girls in the girl’s bathroom!


33 posted on 03/30/2014 5:37:39 PM PDT by Mr Rogers (I sooooo miss America!)
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To: Morgana; JenB

Jen, here’s one


34 posted on 03/31/2014 10:18:34 AM PDT by metmom (...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith....)
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To: metmom; Tired of Taxes

Thanks for getting the ping TOT - I’ll keep an eye out and try to help.

Wow... you know, I’m raising an almost five-year-old right now. She has to be taught that she’s a girl, and not a bear or a pig or a dragon or an airplane. Should I be coddling her and demanding that other people recognize her as a dragon if that’s how she chooses to identify? Or should I teach her that “this bathroom is for girls, and this one is for boys, and since you’re a girl you use this one”?


35 posted on 03/31/2014 10:28:08 AM PDT by JenB
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To: GeronL

In California, yes.


36 posted on 03/31/2014 10:30:50 AM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: terycarl
we had one of those too....but it was the sink, no wonder you were popular!!

Same here. I've seen them in many schools but I never saw anybody pee in one. LMAO!!

37 posted on 03/31/2014 12:32:36 PM PDT by houeto (We intend to liberate Democrats from the dreaded Job-Lock this November!)
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To: Black Agnes

i thimk Massataxes does too


38 posted on 03/31/2014 12:37:00 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: JenB

It seems like just yesterday you had an infant. Now she’s five? Where did the time go? :-)

My middle child at that age identified as a dinosaur. He would literally run around and act like one. Once he even bit his older brother. I guess I should’ve demanded that the whole world recognize him as a dinosaur.


39 posted on 03/31/2014 7:46:36 PM PDT by Tired of Taxes
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To: metmom

I hope you’re enjoying a relaxing vacation. :-)


40 posted on 03/31/2014 7:47:29 PM PDT by Tired of Taxes
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To: Tired of Taxes

It was wonderful.

We’re back now.

No more sun.....


41 posted on 04/07/2014 5:48:20 PM PDT by metmom (...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith....)
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