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Anger As School Tells Boys To Dress As Girls ( New Jersey )
Sky News ^ | April 14, 2010 | Damien Pearse

Posted on 04/18/2010 10:46:11 AM PDT by george76

An American school has been forced to axe a cross-dressing fashion show featuring eight-year-old boys in women's clothing.

Parents in New Jersey were sent letters telling them their boys must wear female clothes - suggesting cheerleader outfits and poodle skirts

The show at Maude Wilkins Elementary School was supposed to mark Women's History Month, but sparked outrage from some mums.

"My son was very upset," said Janine Giandomenico. "He said, 'Mommy, please don't make me do this.'"

Stacy Bowen, a mother of two young children, added: "I was just so outraged. I find it completely alarming that a school would do this."

In a 16-page pack sent home with students, teacher Tonya Uibel informed parents that all students in her third grade class would have to participate in the activity.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.sky.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; US: New Jersey; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: boys; education; eightyearold; eightyearoldboys; globalwarming; guns; homeschool; homeschooling; homosexualagenda; leftismoncampus; school; schools; schoolteachers; teachers; teachersunion; teacherunion; unions
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1 posted on 04/18/2010 10:46:12 AM PDT by george76
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To: metmom

“My son was very upset,” said Janine Giandomenico. “He said, ‘Mommy, please don’t make me do this.’”


2 posted on 04/18/2010 10:47:56 AM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: george76

Homeschool Now.


3 posted on 04/18/2010 10:48:12 AM PDT by GoCards ("We eat therefore we hunt...")
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To: GoCards

And New Jersey is one of the least restrictive states when it comes to Homeschooling.


4 posted on 04/18/2010 10:52:10 AM PDT by streetpreacher (Arminian by birth, Calvinist by the grace of God)
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To: george76

Its all part of their consistent effort to turn men in this nation into sensitive women. I am very grateful to be married to a wonderful woman as she is grateful to have married a MAN.


5 posted on 04/18/2010 10:53:30 AM PDT by TheRevolution1776
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To: TheRevolution1776

“I am very grateful to be married to a wonderful woman as she is grateful to have married a MAN.”

Y’all are soooo old fashioned. /S


6 posted on 04/18/2010 10:56:21 AM PDT by Cheryllynn
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To: george76

“In a 16-page pack sent home with students, “

It’s so nice to see a teacher spending her time focusing on this activity, instead of wasting time on such things as history, or arithmetic, or grammar.


7 posted on 04/18/2010 10:56:28 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The Last Boy Scout)
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To: george76

All the boys should just refuse. Let them be sent to the principal’s office and given detention. THEN, the parents can sue. This is outrageously insensitive to the male gender. It is anti-diversity.

I cannot even imagine anyone trying this 50 years ago.


8 posted on 04/18/2010 10:58:45 AM PDT by reformedliberal ("If it takes a blood bath, let's get it over with." R. Reagan)
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To: UCANSEE2

Does all remember the 3 R’s? In our school the 3 R’s are Respectful, Responsible and Ready to learn? That has been eating at me for awhile now. Really????? I need to take my children out of public school and Home school!!!


9 posted on 04/18/2010 11:02:04 AM PDT by GoCards ("We eat therefore we hunt...")
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To: UCANSEE2

or even something as daunting as geography.


10 posted on 04/18/2010 11:02:06 AM PDT by JmyBryan
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To: george76

Is this story a hoax?


11 posted on 04/18/2010 11:02:43 AM PDT by wintertime
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To: george76
Let me guess.
Tonya Uibel, the teacher, tends toward flannel shirts, crew cuts and comfortable shoes.
She is also, like all education majors, mildly retarded, an Obama voter, active in the teacher's union and sublimely confidant of her own intellect. She is deathly afraid of "Fundies," Global Warming, guns, and Fox News. She smokes pot on the weekends, buys c cell batteries and hand lotion by the gross, and has an icon on her desktop to the adult page on E-Bay.
12 posted on 04/18/2010 11:03:42 AM PDT by jonascord (We've got the Constitution to protect us. Why should we worry?)
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To: george76

the “war against boys” and manhood/masculinity continues

I’m sure the leftists behind this thought it would be a nice way to produce more feminized males and they’ll simply continue to pursue countless other strategems toward that end.


13 posted on 04/18/2010 11:04:25 AM PDT by Enchante (Obama and Brennan think that 20% of terrorists re-joining the battle is just fine with them)
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To: george76

I see nothing wrong here. They’re just preparing them for the workplace of today. Physically castrating them would be too painful so this is the next best thing.


14 posted on 04/18/2010 11:04:39 AM PDT by historyrepeatz
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To: wintertime

“Is this story a hoax?”

No more than “Public Education” is...


15 posted on 04/18/2010 11:04:54 AM PDT by jessduntno ( If someone calls me racist, I reply "you are just saying that because I'm white!")
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To: reformedliberal

50 years ago, the Principal would have been fired and brought up on charges of moral depravity. America was controlled by sane people back then.


16 posted on 04/18/2010 11:06:25 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: wintertime

No it is true. I live in NJ and this story is all over the news here.


17 posted on 04/18/2010 11:06:28 AM PDT by mware (F-R-E-E, that spells free, Free Republic.com baby.)
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To: jonascord

I suspect you are correct on all accounts, except for the “mildly retarded” part. No qualifier is likely required.


18 posted on 04/18/2010 11:08:13 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: george76

“The show at Maude Wilkins Elementary School was supposed to mark Women’s History Month”

Gee... the teacher could have asked the students to find and report on a woman in their family, neighborhood, state, or nation who made a difference in the quality of women’s lives, and posted their info on the school walls.

But, no. The ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW was a much better idea.


19 posted on 04/18/2010 11:08:57 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The Last Boy Scout)
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To: wintertime
More here :

Parents Outraged Over Kids Cross-Dressing Fashion Show

20 posted on 04/18/2010 11:09:46 AM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: george76

Sooooo—isn’t this the fine fruits of a so-called education.
Approximate average of 2/3rds property taxes go for public school districts. Parents should storm these evil school districts with pitchforks and clubs for dementing the minds of their children in which they pay huge taxes for.... Out e’fn rageous!


21 posted on 04/18/2010 11:12:47 AM PDT by tflabo (Restore the Republic)
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To: GoCards
I need to take my children out of public school and Home school!!!

Yeah, but.....

Does all remember the 3 R’s?

(promise me you'll get an assistant to help you with the grammar)

: )

22 posted on 04/18/2010 11:13:49 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The Last Boy Scout)
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To: george76
The time for violence is rapidly approaching. These people are intent on destroying every vestige of our nation, it's heritage and it's traditions.

These parents should be after the teacher, the school administration, and the school board with pitchforks./NO sarc
23 posted on 04/18/2010 11:14:19 AM PDT by Sudetenland (Slow to anger but terrible in vengence...such is the character of the American people.)
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To: UCANSEE2

Glad to see the smiley face attached to your response, not a big fan of the grammar police. I guess you can understand why I havent removed my children quite yet from public schooling. lol.


24 posted on 04/18/2010 11:18:31 AM PDT by GoCards ("We eat therefore we hunt...")
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To: andy58-in-nh

Dunno about fifty years ago, but forty years ago when I was on the football team we dressed up as girls for some gag cheerleading skits. A small town I used to live in had the local townsmen dress up as women for a “beauty contest” fund raiser every year.
Before getting outraged, I’d check to see if they were trying to make the boys really dress in drag or if it was being done for laughs.


25 posted on 04/18/2010 11:20:04 AM PDT by Richard Kimball (We're all criminals. They just haven't figured out what some of us have done yet.)
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To: Sudetenland
People lose their inhibitions when they have nothing to lose. If memory serves me right, Solzhenitsyn wrote that he never felt free in the Soviet Union until he was imprisoned in the Gulag.

When a man has nothing more to lose, what can he be deprived of?

26 posted on 04/18/2010 11:23:43 AM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: wintertime

Facebook complaint cancels 3d-grade show

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/local/20100415_Facebook_complaint_cancels_3d-grade_show.html

SURE ARE A LOT OF SOURCES

http://www.bingmusic.com/news/search?q=Tonya+Uibel&FORM=R5FD61


27 posted on 04/18/2010 11:27:09 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The Last Boy Scout)
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To: george76; mware
Yet...On Monday morning this atheistic, Marxist-run, government school will be full to the brim with kids whose parents are irredeemably addicted to the free baby sitting.

When are conservatives finally going to wise up?

1) It is impossible to reform single payer, socialist-funded, government schooling because SOCIALISM CAN NOT BE REFORMED! Simply by attending children learn that the government can take money from their neighbor to pay for a service their parents want for tuition-free. Well?..Duh!...If the government can give their parents free schooling why not a thousand other free socialist stuff?

2) Conservatives must work to SHUT DOWN EVERY GOVERNMENT K-12 SCHOOL IN THE NATION!!!

3) Conservatives must set up education foundations that would award grants to individual teachers who would open CONSERVATIVE one room schools in their homes or small rented spaces.

Do the above, and soon young conservative adults ( fully prepared to defend their faith and our nation's founding principles) would be filling our nation's college classrooms and taking over positions of power in our culture.

Do the above and we wouldn't need to be constantly fighting, year after year, Marxist legislation. As it is now, conservatives hack away at the trees while the Marxists are growing Marxist forests all around us in our government K-12 schools. Geeze! Is it any wonder that we never seem to win?

28 posted on 04/18/2010 11:30:21 AM PDT by wintertime
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To: JmyBryan

As someone has already posted, ya’ll are old fashioned. After dressing boys up as girls, the really important to teach children how to roll a condom on a cucumber.

Math, English, geography and history are so gone. Don’t need that stuff with The Marxist Onada and his band of angry commies guiding one through life.


29 posted on 04/18/2010 11:31:23 AM PDT by dools007
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To: george76
WTF?

Or, as Vince Lombardi said, "what the he(( is going on out there?!"
30 posted on 04/18/2010 11:33:37 AM PDT by Canedawg (I'm not digging this tyranny thing.)
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To: Richard Kimball

Adults voluntarily dressing in “drag” is not the issue. After all, cross-dressing is hardly unknown in the theatrical world. I always thought it a trifle weird, even at events like Harvard’s annual Hasty Pudding Club supper, but if it’s all done in fun: well - fine, then. My not-unfounded suspicion is that a purposeful indoctrination was at work here, and performed upon impressionable schoolchildren as a means of challenging both social norms and parental authority. We’ll see.


31 posted on 04/18/2010 11:33:37 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: george76

Skirt, huh. Well, there’s always wearing full Highland dress including a kilt, tam, etc. What culture and time period - Scotland and pick a century. Have a little fun and watch the lefties squirm.


32 posted on 04/18/2010 11:37:53 AM PDT by Desdemona
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To: george76; Clemenza; Clintonfatigued; Impy

"Don't dream it... be it !"

33 posted on 04/18/2010 11:39:02 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: Richard Kimball

Doing dress-up voluntarily and for laughs is one thing, giving them no choice is another. The key word here is voluntary, which this was not.


34 posted on 04/18/2010 11:44:23 AM PDT by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: GoCards

Thanks for having a good sense of humor.

If you only knew how many times my fingers got a mind of their own, and typed something different than what I told them to.

It happens. I see it all the time here on FR. I just couldn’t resist ribbing you though, because of your comment about home schooling.

You are now an official member of a fairly large ‘club’ here on FR. I am a long time member.


35 posted on 04/18/2010 11:46:58 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The Last Boy Scout)
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To: Richard Kimball

This was third grade students not high school students. I think the age difference is the big factor. It wasn’t a gag thing but a history lesson. It really isn’t age appropriate to be honest.


36 posted on 04/18/2010 11:47:31 AM PDT by CajunConservative (Shut Up Mary!)
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To: Sudetenland

I don’t have any kids in that school, or any other, but if I did, I’d be down there with my 12 gauge, pronto.


37 posted on 04/18/2010 11:51:10 AM PDT by Mouton
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To: george76
An American school has been forced to axe a cross-dressing fashion show

So, what did they axe them?

/ebonics

38 posted on 04/18/2010 11:52:39 AM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: Richard Kimball
but forty years ago when I was on the football team we dressed up as girls for some gag cheerleading skits.

We did the same thing, but for the girl's football(tag) game.

There's a picture of us in the school yearbook.

We did it because we wanted to. Because it was a tradition. And because the cheerleaders helped us get 'fitted', if you know what I mean.

AND we weren't in third grade, and no one told us we HAD TO do it.

39 posted on 04/18/2010 11:55:59 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The Last Boy Scout)
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To: george76

If crap like this doesn’t convince the majority of people to do away with the public school monopoly - I don’t know what will.


40 posted on 04/18/2010 12:06:20 PM PDT by aquila48
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To: george76
If it were Transvestite or Transsexual History Month, I might see the logic. But how does dressing 8-year-old boys in female clothing have anything to do with Women's History Month?
41 posted on 04/18/2010 12:28:46 PM PDT by mikey_hates_everything
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To: george76

And this disgusting excuse for a “teacher” hasn’t been fired because ....? (rhetorical question, I know).


42 posted on 04/18/2010 12:31:09 PM PDT by Oceander (The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance -- Thos. Jefferson)
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To: george76
Makes one wonder what type of mentality is present in these teachers/administrations that would even conceive this utter nonsense.

Just on that basis only I would pull my children out of this school and probably bring a law suit citing gross incompetence and ask for mass terminations

43 posted on 04/18/2010 12:34:29 PM PDT by Popman (Balsa wood: Obama Presidential timber)
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To: george76

Why are we continually surprised at the dumb behavior of school teachers and administrators? Now I know that there are some good and highly qualified examples of both all across our country. So what I am about to say is not applicable to all, but is seems to be applicable to a vastly unacceptable number of school teachers and administrators.

They just aren’t the brightest candles on the cake. Why? The answer appears to be simple to me. The school of education in just about all of our colleges and universities are the intellectual slums of higher education. They are occupied by students possessing the lowest average ACT and SAT scores of probably any on campus. It is sad but true. If you can’t get a degree in any other school on campus, then transfer to the school of education. You won’t have any problem.


44 posted on 04/18/2010 12:44:13 PM PDT by Saltmeat
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To: george76

This is it. We’ve seen it all. Absolute zero on the stupidity scale.


45 posted on 04/18/2010 12:44:27 PM PDT by Colonel Kangaroo
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To: george76

This teacher better be FIRED!!!!!!!!!! This teacher has a sick and twisted mind. This is a disturbed person being allowed around children!


46 posted on 04/18/2010 1:22:45 PM PDT by Pilated
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To: Richard Kimball
Perhaps you haven't noticed, but social reformers are entirely without a sense of humor. For me, it's getting harder and harder to even crack a smile. There just isn't too much that is very amusing, anymore.

Ever notice what the Left thinks is "funny?" I'm getting sort of tired of being patient and understanding about sub-human political retards daring me to shoot them in the face.

47 posted on 04/18/2010 1:52:59 PM PDT by jonascord (We've got the Constitution to protect us. Why should we worry?)
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To: george76; metmom
Teachers forcing boys to cross-dress is wrong, even if they're wearing jeans
Anger As School Tells Boys To Dress As Girls ( New Jersey )
Were 3rd-grade boys asked to dress as girls? The fashion show is off
Were 3rd-grade boys asked to dress as girls? The fashion show is off
Were 3rd-grade boys asked to dress as girls? The fashion show is off
NJ Grade Schools Makes Kids Dress as Women for Woman’s History Month -- Yes Even Boys

48 posted on 04/18/2010 2:40:55 PM PDT by Coleus (Abortion, Euthanasia & FOCA - - don't Obama and the Democrats just kill ya!)
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To: jonascord

I find your detailed and in depth knowledge disturbing.


49 posted on 04/18/2010 2:43:18 PM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: Pilated

The Union thugs will save her


50 posted on 04/18/2010 2:51:19 PM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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