Skip to comments.Canadian law professor calls for legal changes to bring about ‘queering’ of Catholic schools
Posted on 01/15/2013 2:38:54 PM PST by Mrs. Don-o
In Queering Schools, GSAs and the Law: Taking on God--an excerpt from the book The Gay Agenda: Claiming Space, Identity & Justice--a law professor at the University of Manitoba calls for changes in state-issued law and policy approaches to ensure that Canadian schools, including Catholic schools, become queered.
The most effective approach would call for laws, policies and programs that mandate curriculum and educative responses to transform the schooling experience of all students, writes Donn Short, who discusses the reach of the law and the ability of the law to take on what sits as the major social norm and major obstacle to transforming schools and which constitutes the present and future challenge confronting the work that needs to be done in the queering of Canadian schools--the inevitable confrontation with religion.
There has been, for too long, particularly in public discourse and among religionists, a mistaken belief in the sacrosanct or exclusive management rights of Roman Catholic school boards to run their own show, Short adds. This attitude has led, I assert, to the absurd view that religious dogma in some way justifies ignoring or indeed allowing to continue the harassment of queer students within the Roman Catholic school system.
"The curriculum must change to include queer content and to recognize queer families, but the curriculum will not change unless the Ministries of Education direct it to change and if queer youth are reconstructed legally as full citizens within the school.
"That response lies a wall-to-wall transformational approach that also considers the playing fields, the stages, the artwork on display in hallways, media classes, sports, music, visual arts, friendships, libraries, music rooms, loyalties, clubs, the machine shops, the gyms and the classrooms in pursuit of a time when sexual minority youth may participate and thrive with their interests vested and valorized on and off school property for the time that schools are such a crucial part of their lives."
Looks like the only refuge is homeschooling, still legal --- so far.
It’s their faggotty British and French heritage. They can’t help being a queer country.
Good and evil never stand in equilibrium for long.
When we fail to push back evil, it inevitably pushes good into a corner and attempts to snuff it out.
This agenda is already well underway in this country.
Why not? They’re already doing it here.
If it wasn’t for all the muslims, I would consider moving to France! At least they are standing up for what is right.
I hardly think that’s true. Until very recently Britain and France, as well as Canada, proscribed sodomy in their criminal law codes, and considered the encouragement of sexual perversion in a schoolchild to be corrupting the morals of a minor.
How about a new verse to the Canadian national anthem?
Oh Canada, land of liberal dreams.
Where every faggot feel love supreme
Oh Canada, land of winter’s night
Where snow is driven but is not pure
“...allowing to continue the harassment of queer students within the Roman Catholic school system.”
Did you all notice this blatant LIE?
I wouldn’t smirk too much,,,its happening here...ask freeper MassMike.
Not sure about Canadian law but Catholic schools here better start refusing any state/fed funding. Then they can tell them to pound sand.
Used to be considered "corrupting a minor" to introduce schoolaged kids to concepts of oral and anal sex. But the homosexualists disagree with the notion of sex ed just being about biology, disease, and birth. They want to know about "other" arrangements.
Condoms in schools wasn't about ending teen births or STDs. It was about forever ending the question of whether kids SHOULD be having sex.
And sometimes they just ram curricular stuff down your throat regardless, e.g. if "discrimination" against persons because of their "sexual orientation" is against the law in your city, county, or state, NOT having this crap in the school is defined as being "discrimination."
For instance, in Canada, if I understand this correctly, if a Church-based OR Private school has ANY student clubs and associations (e.g. a debate club, a chess club, an ice hockey club) they HAVE to have a Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) or face charges of a "human rights violation".
It's that bad.
Just goes to show that non-discrimination was never the issue. They want to FORCE everyone to accept and approve of their lifestyle, or they’ll be punished.