Skip to comments.H.S. Principal Violated Policy by Making Boys Hold Hands
Posted on 12/01/2012 1:22:47 PM PST by Olog-hai
The principal of at a high school in Mesa, Arizona violated policy when he required two boys who were fighting to hold hands in front of other students, according to a report on azcentral.com.
Tim Richard, principal at Westwood High School, has not been reprimanded but has met with Mesa Public School officials, who advised him not to speak to the media about the incident, according to the article posted on Friday.
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Where in US “culture” has it been acceptable for two straight males to hold hands? This kind of talk sounds like cultural anthropologists’ justifications for anything.
Where in US “culture” has it been acceptable for two straight (never mind otherwise) males to hold hands? This kind of talk sounds like cultural anthropologists’ justifications for anything.
It’s no wonder public school authorities just lock themselves in the office and let the inmates run the asylum. This principal is catching it from all sides: the thugs themselves, the namby-pamby school bureaucrats and their media allies, and now the knee-jerk social conservatives. He’ll probably resign and let a PC black woman take the job.
There are far better ways to deal with boys fighting than humiliation that resembles homosexual interaction (which the libs actually like anyhow). When I was a youngster in primary school back in Ireland (this being the 70s), the punishment was a number of blows with a stick; that quietened even the most pugilistic of offenders down. You can bet that the hand-holding won’t change the boys’ behavior. Corporal punishment still exists in the USA, even in schools, and the libs cannot drive it away even through lawfare.
one of my uncles, in the 1940s, and my grand dad, of the same generation as that uncle, were best of friends and were known to hold hands at some point, when we were all together at big family gatherings; my grandma became the chief comforter to that uncle on my grand dads death - he was unconsolable - even though she was grieving herself; no one in the family ever gave us any negative comments about the closeness demonstrated by my uncle and grandpa
may dad though, a decade later, made a comment, in front of me and his other sons, verbally frowning on it; while my mom stated immediately that dad was right because times changed and we shouldn’t let people think poorly of us, we should fit in; we asked her about grandpa and uncle Harley, were they queer; she said no,m they were best friends and added that was a different time;
fitting in represents conformity, and it is usually based on our perceptions; nothing has any more value than the value we decide it has; there is nothing biblical that says “manliness” means lack of and lack of demonstrable, platonic affection; just reread what scripture has to say about David and Johnathon
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