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At least one Milwaukee mom won't be sending her child to school on 'Switch It Up Day'
EAG News ^ | May 23, 2013 | Ben Velderman

Posted on 05/23/2013 3:11:37 PM PDT by Sopater

MILWAUKEE – Deidri Hernandez’s seven-year-old son won’t be in school tomorrow, after officials at Tippecanoe School for the Arts and Humanities confirmed they’re still holding “Switch It Up Day” – a time for students to come dressed as members of the opposite sex. Hernandez tells EAGnews the day was originally billed as “Gender Bender Day,” but Tippecanoe officials made the name change after she called Principal Jeffrey Krupar to complain. The Milwaukee mother was not impressed. “I didn’t have a problem with the title. I had a problem with the activity taking place,” Hernandez says. She says it’s “ridiculous” and “creepy” to ask elementary boys to come to school dressed as girls, and vice versa, and predicts that having students dress as “transvestites” will distract from the learning process. Hernandez knows of at least one other parent who shares her concerns and plans to hold her child out of class, too. But it’s the motivation behind “Switch It Up Day” that has Hernandez most concerned. She wonders if it is being done to promote the acceptance of homosexuality to students in school, which runs from pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. Hernandez thinks it’s inappropriate to expose young children to these issues, even in a light-hearted manner. “They might as well call it ‘Transgender Day,’” she says. Hernandez says young kids don’t need to know about these issues. According to Hernandez, when she called Krupar with her concerns, she was told the day was chosen by the school’s student council and is only meant to be fun. EAGnews left a message with Krupar's office late this afternoon, seeking his comments. Hernandez also complained to the superintendent’s office, but was told “by someone in the office” that the school wasn’t breaking any rules. Hernandez says she’s “never stepped out like this” to challenge school policy, but decided somebody had to. “Every time something’s bothering a liberal or an atheist, they come forward to complain. And somebody always has a problem with Easter or Christmas,” she explains. Hernandez says her son won’t mind the day off from school, but she regrets that he’s going to miss a day of learning because of the controversy.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: arth; crossdressers; gayagenda; homosexualagenda; homosexuals; publicschool; transvestites
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Another reason to homeschool.
1 posted on 05/23/2013 3:11:37 PM PDT by Sopater
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To: Sopater

They just won’t leave our kids alone will they.


2 posted on 05/23/2013 3:14:30 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Funny thing happened on the way to the Constitution burning, Lefties rights were violated...)
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To: Sopater
"...but she regrets that he’s going to miss a day of learning because of the controversy."

I would tell her: "Don't worry, he won't miss any scholastic learning!"

Public Schools are child abuse.

3 posted on 05/23/2013 3:16:07 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: Sopater

And it has happened. Sweden has come. Look for this to become MANDATORY for all kids.


4 posted on 05/23/2013 3:17:26 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Sopater

Crossdressers are OK, but guns do not exist...uh right/s Ever wonder who will be patrolling our streets and guarding what’s left of our country in 30 years if this shiite is allowed to stand? Queer crossdressing Nazis, that’s who!


5 posted on 05/23/2013 3:17:59 PM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: Sopater

This is why an American HS diploma is worth nothing.


6 posted on 05/23/2013 3:19:06 PM PDT by I want the USA back (Pi$$ed off yet?)
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To: Sopater

And the rest of the parents don’t have a problem with this?


7 posted on 05/23/2013 3:20:48 PM PDT by jersey117
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To: metmom; Sopater

Another reason to homeschool alright. Sheesh! Gender Bender Day in elementary school? Heads should be rolling over this.


8 posted on 05/23/2013 3:21:14 PM PDT by BykrBayb (Somewhere, my flower is there. ~ Þ)
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To: Sopater

Another reason why I won’t be sending my kids to publik skuls.


9 posted on 05/23/2013 3:22:12 PM PDT by Darren McCarty (Abortion - legalized murder for convenience)
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To: Sopater

Fools don’t their ass kicked anymore.

That’s why they have taken over.


10 posted on 05/23/2013 3:24:23 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: DoughtyOne
"Teacher! Leave those kids alone" -- Pink Floyd

/johnny

11 posted on 05/23/2013 3:24:45 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Frank_2001

Alice Cooper
Prettiest Cop on the Block

I’m 6 foot 3 with a fist like a hammer
And I work with the Vice Squad when I can
And when I pull out my badge they forget all my glamor
Little guys all surprised
Take a seat
Peek at me
It’s a bust
I’m a man

I’m the prettiest cop on the block
I set your souls on fire
Yes, I’m the prettiest cop on the block
I’m cool and I’m so mean
Oh, I’m the prettiest cop on the block
I’ve handcuffed your desire
I’ve got a stiff reputation with a stick like a rock
My kids are confused and my wife is in shock

I’m a full blooded man not a weak immitation
I like to flex my arms in the neon lights
I’m a queen on the street and a king at the station
It’s a secret of mine, not a sign I’m gonna make that right
Because..

I’m the prettiest cop on the block
I set your souls on fire
Yes, I’m the prettiest cop on the block
I’m cool and I’m so mean
Oh, I’m the prettiest cop on the block
I’ve handcuffed your desire
I’ve got a stiff reputation with a stick like a rock
My kids are confused and my wife is in shock

I must look pretty shocking
In my bullet proof vest
With my black lace stockings
All this hair on my chest
When the boys see me coming
All the boys start to run
They all got their empty holsters
And I got the only gun
Because..

Because, I’m the prettiest cop on the block
I set your souls on fire
Yes, I’m the prettiest cop on the block
I’m cool and I’m so mean
Yes, I’m the prettiest cop on the block
I handcuff your desires
I got a stiff reputation with a stick like a rock
My kids are confused and my wife is in shock

I’m the prettiest cop on the block
I set your souls on fire
Yes, I’m the prettiest cop on the block
And I’m cool — so mean
I’m the prettiest cop on the block
I handcuff your desires

I’m so pretty, I’m so pretty, so pretty
Yes I’m gorgeous
I’m really lovely
And I’m so mean, so mean

I’m oooo I’m mean
But I’m pretty
And I’m mean
Sooo Pretty
But I’m mean
And I’m pretty . . .


12 posted on 05/23/2013 3:25:00 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: jersey117
And the rest of the parents don’t have a problem with this?

The rot must be really deep. Unreal!

13 posted on 05/23/2013 3:27:21 PM PDT by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: Sopater

totally disgusting

perverts have to recruit kids, because they are NOT born that way


14 posted on 05/23/2013 3:28:07 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Sopater

No reason to miss a day of learning. Take the kid to a museum, the library, etc. Learning doesn’t only happen in government schools.


15 posted on 05/23/2013 3:28:10 PM PDT by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: Sopater

Wearing a dress is OK, but God help the kid if he goes to school wearing an NRA t-shirt. We live in a totally screwed up country.


16 posted on 05/23/2013 3:28:50 PM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: andyk

Learning NEVER happens in government schools.


17 posted on 05/23/2013 3:30:35 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Sopater

Thr Hell...?


18 posted on 05/23/2013 3:30:42 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: GeronL

Heh, well, excellent point.


19 posted on 05/23/2013 3:31:09 PM PDT by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: Sopater
"is only meant to be fun. "

"If it feels good do it." This is the "morality" they are teaching your kids

20 posted on 05/23/2013 3:32:43 PM PDT by cookcounty (They thought he was the Black Lincoln. But he's the Black Nixon.)
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To: Sopater

Communist Goals (1963) Congressional Record—Appendix, pp. A34-A35 January 10, 1963

#26. Present homosexuality, degeneracy and promiscuity as “normal, natural, healthy.”

http://rense.com/general32/americ.htm


21 posted on 05/23/2013 3:37:06 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: Sopater
What will be next? Suck your classmates' —— day?
22 posted on 05/23/2013 3:41:36 PM PDT by detective
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To: Sopater
Another reason to homeschool.

America was not born by way of the ballot box. It took a motivated minority (patriots) of one third of the population fighting the empire and another one third of the population (loyalists) while the remaining one third stood by and watched. This was not democracy acting. It was a coordinated effort of those who sought freedom.

As it stands now in America the leftists are better organized than the individualists (who by definition are not organized). Home schooling is simply burying your head in the sand. A coordinated effort to fight for freedom is the proven method.

The Tea party is a good start. Much remains to be done. Take over more of the media. Blacklist the leftist loyalists. infiltrate the realm of leftists in government and labor. It's not easy, but a coordinated effort at doing battle takes a lot of work.

23 posted on 05/23/2013 3:46:07 PM PDT by LoneRangerMassachusetts (The meek shall not inherit the Earth)
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To: gorush
Public Schools are child abuse.

Liberals have changed the curriculum to propaganda and immorality and have omitted the ABCs and 123s. Homeschooling and private schools are the only way for parents to get quality education for their child(ren).

24 posted on 05/23/2013 3:46:33 PM PDT by MamaDearest
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To: detective

Isn’t that what the new “sex positive” classes are telling them anyways?


25 posted on 05/23/2013 3:46:44 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Menehune56

They may be afraid to make trouble. The nail that sticks up gets hammered down.


26 posted on 05/23/2013 3:48:59 PM PDT by jmcenanly ("The more corrupt the state, the more laws." Tacitus, Publius Cornelius)
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To: Sopater
“Every time something’s bothering a liberal or an atheist, they come forward to complain. And somebody always has a problem with Easter or Christmas,” she explains.

I wonder what her Freeper name is?

27 posted on 05/23/2013 3:50:09 PM PDT by Inyo-Mono (NRA)
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To: jmcenanly

The squeaky wheel gets the grease, though.


28 posted on 05/23/2013 3:52:44 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: Sopater

Gender Bender days are nothing new. We did it 8th grade the week before graduation and that was 39 years ago in a Catholic elementary school.


29 posted on 05/23/2013 3:55:04 PM PDT by Gabz (Democrats for Voldemort.)
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To: Sopater

Remember in the 70’s when they wanted to teach in the schools and promised that they would not propagandize the kids? We let them teach and see what’s happening now. The time is here to shut them down!


30 posted on 05/23/2013 3:59:14 PM PDT by maxwellsmart_agent
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To: jersey117

I swear they are trying to push this gay stuff on our kids. But you can’t pray in the classroom? We as a country are sooooo screwed.


31 posted on 05/23/2013 4:13:13 PM PDT by Trailer Man
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To: Sopater

Crips, is this a public school? Things have gone far enough already. We have long passed the point of “tolerance” and are rapidly approaching “domination”.


32 posted on 05/23/2013 4:17:34 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: Sopater

Sue the school and every individual involved... drive them into bankruptcy.

LLS


33 posted on 05/23/2013 4:26:29 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: LibLieSlayer

Why not have the white kids paint faces and black kids do the same to Switch it Up!
School is not for education anymore, it’s for agenda!
Whatever some Teacher has in their feeble mind is what students are to be subjected to!
I guess Switch it up day could not be Navy Seals and Army Rangers Day in full Combat gear with all weapons??


34 posted on 05/23/2013 4:37:31 PM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: Sopater
Instead of this, we should be teaching students, I don’t know, um, maybe how to get through a sentence without saying the word “like” so often.
35 posted on 05/23/2013 4:41:50 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: Sopater

If it was ‘only meant to be fun,’ does that mean they are making fun of transsexuals/gays ? I can’’t imagine that going over too well with GLBT-world.


36 posted on 05/23/2013 4:42:23 PM PDT by EDINVA
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To: Conserev1

I know and now the Scouts have caved on butt piracy... I am too upset to be able to define it.

LLS


37 posted on 05/23/2013 4:43:47 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: LibLieSlayer

It’s actually very sad!


38 posted on 05/23/2013 4:52:14 PM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: I want the USA back

More and more good kids are dropping out of School and getting their GED because of crap like this. The ones I know either go to work or go to the local community colleges and work their way into the University.


39 posted on 05/23/2013 4:54:37 PM PDT by BBell (And Now for Something Completely Different)
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To: Sopater; Hunton Peck; Diana in Wisconsin; P from Sheb; Shady; DonkeyBonker; Wisconsinlady; JPG; ...

Tippecanoe Gender Bender Day in Milwaukee — What’s next?

FReep Mail me if you want on, or off, this Wisconsin interest ping list.


40 posted on 05/23/2013 4:55:20 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: DoughtyOne

It irks me to no end that on a subject like a prescription drug, you have to jump through 7 years of experimental and proving trial hoops, but for some starry eyed bullshit a teacher dreams up, with a few votes, it gets to get tested out on your KIDS.

My wife was, as a child, a straight “A” student, until some criminal moron in the Fremont CA school district decided that putting some star pupils in with the remedial/screwup classes would “rub off” on the losers. You can guess at the result of that, (though in spite of it, and not getting a college degree, she made it to corporate controller level in accounting).

ANYTHING other than how kids were taught the basics and problem solving along with shop skills 75+ years ago should be off limits until at LEAST ONE GENERATION of teachers and administrators children have had it “tested out” on them.

“Old School” worked, along with discipline in school. “New School” merely produces (for a large and increasing part) mindless consumers and statist voters...


41 posted on 05/23/2013 4:56:51 PM PDT by Axenolith (Government blows, and that which governs least, blows least...)
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To: Gabz
Gender Bender days are nothing new. We did it 8th grade the week before graduation and that was 39 years ago in a Catholic elementary school.

Same here but the Keyboard kammandos keep forgetting that. My father went to an All boys vocational school that had a "Beauty" contest which his best friend won. I am glad those yearbook pictures weren't in color.

42 posted on 05/23/2013 5:09:11 PM PDT by verga (A nation divided by Zero!)
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To: Sopater

This school looks like a magnet school on the southeast side of Milwaukee. I consider this lesson a form of child abuse.

Yes, in high school in the 1950s, we occasionally had “dress up” days, or Senior prank day, where some of the football team dressed up in sweaters, skirts, and strategically placed balloons with mops on their heads; but it was all in fun. Nobody was FORCED to participate.


43 posted on 05/23/2013 5:10:35 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: jmcenanly

Only once though, if the head is a shaped charge with a self-forging penetrator...


44 posted on 05/23/2013 5:17:00 PM PDT by Axenolith (Government blows, and that which governs least, blows least...)
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To: detective

No. It will suck your Teachers #### day...


45 posted on 05/23/2013 5:18:57 PM PDT by Kozak (The Republic is dead. I do not owe what we have any loyalty, wealth or sympathy.)
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To: Sopater

homeschool indeed....my 3 were - instead of gender bender days of “learning” (cough cough) in the classroom, my kids learned by travel - multiple times to Africa for example - Europe, Carribean, etc, - and not the touristy places either - the real continents....great hands on experience. Just had coffee with my oldest yesterday, talking about her trip to Normandy on the 60th Anniversary of D Day.

But I digress....


46 posted on 05/24/2013 4:11:17 AM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (Tokyo Rove is more than a name, it's a GREAT WEBSITE)
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To: Gabz
Gender Bender days are nothing new. We did it 8th grade the week before graduation and that was 39 years ago in a Catholic elementary school.

Yes, but at that time, in that setting, it really could be looked at with a smile as good clean innocent fun. Nothing about gender in public schools now is innocent. Surely you know that.

47 posted on 05/24/2013 4:12:34 AM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (Tokyo Rove is more than a name, it's a GREAT WEBSITE)
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To: C. Edmund Wright; verga
Nothing about gender in public schools now is innocent. Surely you know that.

Excuse me, but who do you think you are to tell me what I should know?

I actually find it rather amusing how all you homeschoolers like to come across as if you know everything there is to know about public schools and dismiss what those of us actually involved in public school know to be true.

I'm not buying it. You like to think you know what is going on, but in reality all you know is what you are told by those who agree with you.

48 posted on 05/24/2013 5:24:10 AM PDT by Gabz (Democrats for Voldemort.)
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To: Gabz
I actually find it rather amusing how all you homeschoolers like to come across as if you know everything there is to know about public schools and dismiss what those of us actually involved in public school know to be true.

Well, I was just making a little flip comments, but since you've declared war:

The only discussion here is how badly do you want to be flamed and embarrassed...taking the public school side against homeschoolers here on FR. And BTW, I know exactly what the hell is going on in public schools...and of course have to continue to fund them. Their arrogant and ignorant teachers and administrators are everywhere, the pathetic work product is everywhere, stories about the bullsh-t that is taught in them goes on anywhere. They are, after all, PUBLIC Schools, and just because I didn't send my children there, does not mean I am no longer part of the public.

And while we're at it, you referenced a parochial school in your own background, so WTF are you doing now as the public school queen?

49 posted on 05/24/2013 5:30:57 AM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (Tokyo Rove is more than a name, it's a GREAT WEBSITE)
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To: verga

Nah, keyboard commandos well aware that a lot of things that were innocent back in the black and white photo days.....are not the same anymore.


50 posted on 05/24/2013 5:32:23 AM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (Tokyo Rove is more than a name, it's a GREAT WEBSITE)
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