Skip to comments.As California mandate looms, some LGBT curriculum already in place
Posted on 12/10/2011 9:31:09 AM PST by MinorityRepublican
California schools must meet a January deadline to include LGBT history in their curricula.
In 10th grade English at Los Angeles Grover Cleveland High School, Danielle Taklender's students read the book "Luna" by Julie Anne Peters. It's a story about a transgender teen.
Taklender has been teaching the book for seven years without any fanfare or push back. Its getting noticed now as her school district takes the lead in developing a plan to comply with the first state law mandating lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender history and social science curricula. The California law, which takes effect in January, stops short of dictating how schools are to comply and leaves that up to the districts and schools themselves to figure out.
Taklender uses "Luna" to expose students to new vocabulary and different ways of thinking about pronouns. The students discuss gender identity versus sexual orientation, as well as gender roles in literature. Taklender said she teaches this book the same way she teaches every other book.
She says the only negative feedback she has run into was a parent who once requested an alternate assignment after the class finished reading the book.
No students ever say they changed their sexual orientation because of it, Taklender said.
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What a sick society we’ve become.
They can save money by combining the new curriculum with Clown Studies.
Do they get flowers for attending class?? How nice...
Part of this ludicrous law states that no LBGT figures may be painted in a bad light. Which puts all this so-called curriculum squarely under the column marked ‘propaganda.’
Of course I know why. It's about indoctrination.
Many yrs ago on his talk show,Bob Grant said that homosexuality was at one time the love that dare not speak it’s name. Now, it’s the love that won’t SHUT UP!
Just what in the he** do these classes have to do with educating children? I said way back when sex education was first introduced into schools that we were making a huge mistake and that schools had no business teaching sex, it was a parental responsibility. Look what it has led to, not just the queer studies but the rampant sexual behavior of teens and young adults.
“Taklender uses “Luna” to expose students to new vocabulary and different ways of thinking about pronouns.”
Here’s a pronoun that just about covers this crap, “heshit”.
Kind of covers em all.
The mother is a workaholic on anti-depressants who conspires to hide the secrete from the father who thinks the son may be homosexual.
Sounds charming. /s
These kids are not being taught fractions or simple equations. Yet there is time to celebrate perversion, deviancy, and unnatural sexual behavior. We need to abolish state schools and start from scratch.
Of course, nobody in the class had a clue what a "pronoun" was since their school time ever since kindergarten had been focused entirely on the latest trends in Sex Ed.
You know the country is really screwed up when we have to teach sexual deviancy in our schools. America must have a shortage of sexual deviants.
Yes, it is a sick society, did you read about the new NYC sex ed curriculum?? It’s amazing there wasn’t an armed revolt.
I think it’s really #ed up the state is requiring historical events be attributed with information concerning the unrelated sexual activity of the subjects.
I wonder what will be described about the homosexuals in the Nazi regime.
Why are all the students in this class female? It appears that most of them are Asian, I wonder how this goes with their Chinese tradition’s values?
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More nonstop vileness from CA. Anyone who offers their children up as a sacrifice by sending them to public school in CA should read this article and yank their kids out.
They will pretend there were no homosexual Nazis. History has been wholely changed in that regard. Homosxuals have to be helpless victims, not evil torturers.
Paychecks and pensions are more important to these so-called “good” or so-called Christian teachers than doing what is right for their students.
Personally,...I will not have a government teacher for a friend. They are either too evil or too brain dead to be a friend.
What should we say about the teachers who have been so compliant about all this. Where is the outrage?
Just one more attempt to loose the Sanduskies of the world on our children and use them for whatever convenient purpose.