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Tammy Bruce: Protect New York's Children from the Gay Elite
FrontPage Magazine ^ | 7/31/03 | Tammy Bruce

Posted on 08/01/2003 7:57:36 PM PDT by MikalM

Protect New York's Children from the Gay Elite
By Tammy Bruce
FrontPageMagazine.com | July 31, 2003


In my book The Death of Right and Wrong I warn about the sexualization and targeting of children by the radical gay fringe. The announcement that a school in New York will open in September and be the first publicly run “gay high school” is a testament to that vile and loathsome agenda. 

Do not be cowed with arguments that if you’re against this you’re a “homophobe.” In fact, the unforgivable crime is if we remain silent allowing children to be sacrificed on the altar of political correctness, as we sit and watch gay malignant narcissists make a wild grab for children. Well, it won’t be done in my name, and I contend that every decent hetero- and homosexual person out there should be equally outraged by this hideous action.

Not all of this, however, is inexplicable. As I outline in detail in DRW, there is a sick movement among the homosexual academics and the radical gay fringe to change the age of sexual consent in this nation to 12-years-old. As sexually transmitted diseases for both hetero- and homosexuals increases and HIV/AIDS runs rampant, the goal by some to have access to children (untouched virgins, free of disease) has increased.

This agenda is facilitated by efforts like the "gay high school," which, in my opinion, furthers the sexualization of children.

Consider this: Accepting the “gay high school” demands you accept the notion that there are “gay and transgender kids,” which on its face is simply ridiculous. The argument is that children as young as 13 and 14-years-old somehow know, in their immature little kid minds, what their sexuality is, including if they’re a “transgendered youth,” which is a child who believes he or she should be the opposite sex. Frankly, if there is a 14 ­year-old boy who wants to have his penis removed to become a “girl,” that kid needs to be in a psychiatrist’s office, not a high school created just for him.

Think about it: we’re talking about children who are not psychologically mature enough to decide what to have for dinner, let along comprehend the intricacies of sexuality and all its physical and psychological repercussions. But the Gay Elite want us to believe that somehow these children know they prefer to have anal sex or need their breasts removed to find their “true” selves. Yeah, and I’m Anna Nicole Smith.

I cannot even begin to express my rage at a radical gay fringe and leftists who now are openly and willingly sacrificing children in a vain and self-obsessed drive to quench their own appetites for the young. That’s all this amounts to—adults indulging themselves, and others made too mute by political correctness to step up and say "No."

Apparently “gay children” need to be trained so they can be productive, stereotypical gays. The new principal of this atrocity has proudly announced that his school will “specialize in computer technology, art and culinary programs.” Isn’t that great? What else? Flower arrangement? Hair design? Dance?

In all this madness, after psychologically trapping and abandoning these kids, we then limit their options and train them to be stereotypical, victimized, angry caterers and dancers and florists. Hey, maybe this is a conspiracy to make sure Bravo’s “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy” will never run out of Queer Specialists!

The insult of all this to gay people is absolutely astonishing.

Even supporters of the gay school concept admit that the so-called gay kids they’re dealing with suffer from sexual acting-out, suicidal tendencies, drug abuse, and homelessness. The fact is, all of these symptoms are indications of  sexual molestation, not homosexuality. So, instead of helping these kids deal with a serious trauma, they’ll be called “gay” and sent to a school to become a chef.

Welcome to the Left’s progressive world.

Really, do you honestly think if a child is actually sexually confused because his priest or Uncle Joe molested him, that anyone at the “gay school” is going to tell him that he just might need psychological help dealing with the trauma, and may be heterosexual and not gay at all?

Of course not. We’ll throw that kid on the garbage heap so gay malignant narcissists can feel more “normal” by making kids be just like them. While the gay establishment refuses to address the impact our histories have on our sexual identity, I refuse to let that cowardice take children as its next victims.

The other remarkably specious argument is that these children, because of their “sexuality,” are being beaten up and otherwise harassed in their regular high school to such a degree that they cannot function in a normal environment. How did that happen in progressive and liberal New York City?

Let me see if I understand this correctly: hate crimes against gay children (huh?) are at epidemic proportions in New York high schools? That’s strange, because beating someone up or harassing someone simply because they’re gay is, according to the liberal establishment, a hate crime. If there are criminal child homophobe gangs terrorizing the New York public school system, why haven’t we heard about this before? And more importantly, why are we isolating the victims? Why isn’t Bloomberg nailing the perpetrators? Where, in this supposed cesspool of hates crimes, is the outrage among the Gay Elite?

If there was ever a time to be willing to stand up and be called a name by leftists, we should do so now in the name of children. There comes a time when the price of silence is far too high. Organizers have said they want this school to be a “model for the nation.” If we do nothing, it will be.

We gay adults should do what we can to be happy individuals, as long as we’re decent about it and no one gets hurt. Hijacking the identity of a child is an unforgivable breach of that line. For all of us, enduring the wrath of some malignant narcissists is the least we owe children whose very lives rely on the courage of those of us who know better.

LINKS: Send a (respectful) message to Mayor Bloomberg of NYC. See also the website for the New York City Department of Education.


Tammy Bruce is a former president of the Los Angeles chapter of NOW and author of The Death of Right and Wrong.



TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Editorial; Extended News; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; Philosophy; US: New York
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1 posted on 08/01/2003 7:57:36 PM PDT by MikalM
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To: MikalM
Two points:

1. I'm proud to say that my kid (the fifteen-year-old rifle-totin' horse-breaking ribbon-winning professional website-designer foxhunting reenacting NRA member) just won a prize as DC radio station WMAL's Caller of the Day for making just the same point on the air that Bruce just made in print. She also observed pointedly to host Chris Core that all the people he had on discussing this were in their fifties and hadn't been near a high school in 35 years, so maybe they didn't know what they were talking about.

2. How come Tammy Bruce can write like this when she is a lesbian? How does she deal with the cognitive dissonance? It is puzzlement.

2 posted on 08/01/2003 8:08:23 PM PDT by Capriole (Foi vainquera)
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To: MikalM
An important article -

The 'logic' of segregating these children is exactly what Tammy Bruce says - it is sacrifice.

How can the sensibilities of all Americans be so appalled by what Catholic priests have done to impressionable boys and not see that the same lies and enticements used by the priests are being used by any adults who try to convince young teens that they have a 'special' gender identity.
3 posted on 08/01/2003 8:12:35 PM PDT by maica
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To: MikalM
It's worrisome how much time and energy conservatives are wasting on this tiny little school which has been around for 20 years. Sure it's being expanded now -- to accommodate a whopping 100 students in a city school system with an enrollment of over 1 million. These are troubled kids for whom the alternative to this school is almost certainly out on the streets turning tricks and doing drugs. Their parents are either MIA or support the choice of school, since there's no way any kid is being enrolled in this school over parents' objections. Ignore it and move on!
4 posted on 08/01/2003 8:19:26 PM PDT by GovernmentShrinker
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To: maica
Trust me, these kids convinced themselves long ago of their "special gender identity". If anything, attending an all-gay&transgendered school will remove the incentive to identify as gay or transgendered as a form of rebellion. The only way to rebel in this place is to announce that you've realized you're straight :)
5 posted on 08/01/2003 8:22:06 PM PDT by GovernmentShrinker
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To: MikalM; GatorGirl; maryz; *Catholic_list; afraidfortherepublic; Antoninus; Aquinasfan; Askel5; ...
Ping.
6 posted on 08/01/2003 8:22:56 PM PDT by narses ("The do-it-yourself Mass is ended. Go in peace" Francis Carindal Arinze of Nigeria)
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To: GovernmentShrinker
I appreciate what you are saying about kids who 'self-identify' as not XX or XY, and I support alternative schooling for many different reasons. Gender dysidentity is no reason to celebrate with such hoop-la.

How many of the hundreds (or thousands) of boys 'influenced' by Catholic priests thought that they were gay when the priests suggested it, and are now living painful lives as adults because of the damage done to their minds by a trusted adult.
7 posted on 08/01/2003 8:35:25 PM PDT by maica
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To: MikalM
BUMP
8 posted on 08/01/2003 8:35:53 PM PDT by JOE6PAK (Ambivalent? Well, yes and no.)
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To: maica
And somehow conservatives aren't going ballistic about the existence of Catholic schools, even though that's where much of the abuse started. I guarantee that more boys have been molested by Catholic clergy in NYC this year, than are going to be enrolled in this expanded "gay high school". And those clergy are violating a trust, and acting with vile hypocrisy. The people who run the gay high school are honestly trying to help these kids, being totally upfront about who they are and what they believe, and probably not sleeping with any of the kids ("out" gay men have a lot more outlets for their desires, than closeted ones such as gay priests, and are less likely to take advantage of youth in their care).
9 posted on 08/01/2003 8:44:26 PM PDT by GovernmentShrinker
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To: MikalM
…. there is a sick movement among the homosexual academics and the radical gay fringe to change the age of sexual consent in this nation to 12-years-old.

Good Lord! I never even thought about that!!!

As much as I disagree with Tammy’s “choice” (her words, not mine and I bet the gay community despises her for that admission), she is in a much better position to know what the “fringe” (maybe fringe?) gay society is thinking than I ever will be and she’s not afraid to call the kettle black.

I thought this high school was about special rights and libs doing their interest groups a “favor” by segregating them but her insight in the gay movement and willingness to speak out against the use and abuse of our people and our culture by the liberals really leads me to respect this women. She is a woman not to be ignored.

10 posted on 08/01/2003 8:48:54 PM PDT by lizma
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To: MikalM
Separate school and state - let gay teens' parents fund their own school.
11 posted on 08/01/2003 8:49:58 PM PDT by secretagent
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To: MikalM
From a listener of Tammy's old radio show, here's a Sandbox BTTT.
12 posted on 08/01/2003 8:57:43 PM PDT by truthkeeper
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To: Capriole
How come Tammy Bruce can write like this when she is a lesbian? How does she deal
with the cognitive dissonance? It is puzzlement.


Must have something to do with her being a self-described (gun-owing)
law-n-order lesbian.
All I know is that if I ever stumbled into her presence at a shop here in Los Angeles,
I'd still try to convince her to go straight...just like about a thousand guys in LA have.
13 posted on 08/01/2003 8:58:55 PM PDT by VOA
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To: MikalM
BTTT
14 posted on 08/01/2003 8:59:36 PM PDT by StriperSniper (Make South Korea an island)
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To: MikalM
>> I warn about the sexualization and targeting of children by the radical gay fringe.

Right. I remember the way Ms. Bruce acted in front of children attending and Operation Rescue function. She stuck out her tounge and breathed on someone (an adult) and said "How do you like Dikes breath."

Maybe she has changed, but I don't see why conservatives are giving her airtime or any play. She did lots of harm while she was "defending" the death mills in Los Angeles (and other places).

15 posted on 08/01/2003 9:09:50 PM PDT by 1stFreedom
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To: MikalM
INTREP
16 posted on 08/01/2003 9:55:57 PM PDT by LiteKeeper
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To: GovernmentShrinker
It's late... I'm tired...but you need to corrected, friend.

And somehow conservatives aren't going ballistic about the existence of Catholic schools, even though that's where much of the abuse started.

I went to a Catholic school, the Priests were great, it was the Nuns that were freaking Natzi's. I'm 46 now, if I saw a certain nun cross the street, the gas pedal to the floor would be an automatic reaction.

I guarantee that more boys have been molested by Catholic clergy in NYC this year, than are going to be enrolled in this expanded "gay high school".

You can't guarantee anything, shut your pie hole!

The only thing you guaranteed is your elevated level of ignornace.

The people who run the gay high school are honestly trying to help these kids, being totally upfront about who they are and what they believe, and probably not sleeping with any of the kids ("out" gay men have a lot more outlets for their desires, than closeted ones such as gay priests, and are less likely to take advantage of youth in their care).

Now that is priceless - probably not sleeping with the kids

What, pray tell, gives you the clue to say, "probably not"???

When you learn how to present your side of the argument in a logical manner, come on back. HINT - your guarantee is meaningless, unless you oversee the operation and have a direct influence. Your statement of probably not sleeping with the kdis really set me off. How the hell do you know?

Like I said, when you figure out how to present your side in a logical manner, try again. In the mean time, my advice is to keep your pie hole shut.

LVM

17 posted on 08/01/2003 9:56:23 PM PDT by LasVegasMac
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To: 1stFreedom
No body is perfect. She's a likeable person with a strong sense of right and wrong and she doesn't push her sexuality down people's throats. As far as I'm concerned her private life is her own business.
18 posted on 08/01/2003 9:57:14 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives On In My Heart Forever)
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To: firebrand; Cacique; katnip; God luvs America; Tamsey; NYC GOP Chick; kphockey2; Clemenza; ...
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19 posted on 08/01/2003 10:05:12 PM PDT by Coleus (God is Pro Life and Straight and gave an innate predisposition for self-preservation and protection)
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To: goldstategop
Uh, the point of my post is that she does or did push her personality down people's throat.

"how do you like dikes breath" and breathing in someone's face is a very strong way of pushing one's sexuality on another. She wasn't keeping her private life private.
20 posted on 08/01/2003 10:11:28 PM PDT by 1stFreedom
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To: MikalM
BTTT
21 posted on 08/01/2003 10:12:33 PM PDT by JulieRNR21 (Take W-04....Across America!)
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To: VOA
When I see some 250-pound diesel dyke with huge muscles and a square hairline, it's easy for me to believe that there's something seriously wrong with her brain and her hormones, and that explains her behavior. But when I see someone like Tammy Bruce, I have to wonder if the lesbian thing in her case is not just a matter of classical conditioning, since sex is the easiest thing in the world to classically condition. But who knows. Personally I will never understand how anybody could be a lesbian when there are men in the world.
22 posted on 08/01/2003 10:13:13 PM PDT by Capriole (Foi vainquera)
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To: 1stFreedom
I don't think that describes Tammy Bruce. Have you read her books?
23 posted on 08/01/2003 10:13:20 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives On In My Heart Forever)
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To: Capriole
Women who are lesbians feel comfortable with a woman out of choice or because they've been abused by a man in the past.
24 posted on 08/01/2003 10:14:21 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives On In My Heart Forever)
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To: goldstategop
I'll do one better. I knew Tammy Bruce. I used to work for Operation Resuce and encountered her on more than one occassion. Her behavoir was absolutely apalling.

Granted, this was about 10 years ago, but she wore her sexuality on her sleeve.

She also treated pro-lifers very bad. I have yet to hear a public apology for this.



25 posted on 08/01/2003 10:18:54 PM PDT by 1stFreedom
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To: Capriole
Personally I will never understand how anybody could be a lesbian when there are men in the world.

A lot of women, when confronted with a good sample of the "men in the world", start to wonder why they are not lesbians.
26 posted on 08/01/2003 10:31:41 PM PDT by Dimensio (Sometimes I doubt your committment to Sparkle Motion!)
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To: Dimensio
And if they aren't, they're happily single.
27 posted on 08/01/2003 10:34:06 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives On In My Heart Forever)
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To: GovernmentShrinker
Their parents are either MIA or support the choice of school, since there's no way any kid is being enrolled in this school over parents' objections. Ignore it and move on!

Blows my mind that you can say this in the face of this being a "model school" that other communities are supposed to emulate. This is like a flagship for others to follow. You call yourself a "government shrinker" so how can you possibly justify squandering TAXPAYER money on this horror?

28 posted on 08/01/2003 11:29:29 PM PDT by First Amendment
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To: GovernmentShrinker
Trust me, these kids convinced themselves long ago of their "special gender identity".

Why, how are you an expert in the field of confused adolescents?

Oh, I get it. You're a "government shrink".

29 posted on 08/01/2003 11:32:21 PM PDT by First Amendment
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To: maica
Most of the article I've read about Gay High fail to mention that its charter is to welcome gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth.

IOW, mixed up adolescents who can be convinced they "may" be gay will be lured into this homo recruitment trap.

Utterly disgusting. The perverts and psychos are running the asylum...and our society.


30 posted on 08/01/2003 11:37:45 PM PDT by Travis McGee (----- www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com -----)
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To: MikalM
I think Tammy Bruce is just the kind of voice we NEED out there. She is saying you do NOT have a RIGHT to TEACH SEXUALITY IN SCHOOL.

The GAY community HATES her for it.

Once a person is an ADULT what they do in their OWN HOME is between them and God. As long as they are not KILLING babies or molesting children and it is CONSENTUAL it is between them and God.

So, she at least is advocating some dog gone common sense here.

Just MHO.

At least she isn't advocating teaching "My two Moms" in school!! Quite the opposite.

Ughhh.. look what feeling Mamby Pamby is getting us. Look at the Bravo networks programming for this season. It is nauseating!! And they are advertising it in PRIME time when my grandchildren are watching tv.

From what I've seen of her on TV, the Gay community probably hates her guts.
31 posted on 08/01/2003 11:40:25 PM PDT by Vets_Husband_and_Wife (CNN: where " WE report what WE decide!!")
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To: GovernmentShrinker
Cause now their using taxpayer money and so it's our business.
32 posted on 08/01/2003 11:54:25 PM PDT by kuma
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To: GovernmentShrinker
Catholic schools are privately funded. As soon as they are taxpayer funded then we can DEMAND that any scumbag molesting criminals are promptly turned over to the police.
33 posted on 08/01/2003 11:57:00 PM PDT by kuma
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To: Capriole
I welcome Bruce's honesty here. Not all homosexuals are the raging paraders. She's been pretty frank about her thoughts which are generally diametricly opposed to the raging homosexual's agenda.

Once again, I don't approve of the homosexual lifestyle, but if a homosexual is going to honest and frank and not a 'conversion freak', or a 'public sicko', then I'm going to cut them some slack and give them kudos when they come out on the right side of an issue.

Her voice is very powerful on this issue to those who would damn you and I for being homophobes. She's in the club and still outs them for what they are doing to our children.
34 posted on 08/02/2003 12:19:52 AM PDT by DoughtyOne
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To: Travis McGee
Amen!
35 posted on 08/02/2003 12:20:35 AM PDT by DoughtyOne
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To: narses; MikalM
Consider that GLSEN has successfully mandated that ALL public (=gov't) schools must teach homosexuality as part of their Health Program. That wasn't enough, they have now successfully incorporated that teaching into the Health Program of Kindergarteners.

Children who are taught that homosexuality is equal to heterosexuality from such a young age, will view homosexuality as perfectly normal when they reach the tender years of pubescence. For them there is no difference between the two. This has raised the stakes for the Homosexual Agenda by "increasing" the number of 'homosexual' youth (I am thinking of the new public school in NYC for GLBT kids).

We, as a nation, have lost our moral compass! The GLBT have broken through the barriers and succeeded where religion has failed, by using 'the system' to their advantage.

Any historian, worth his salt, can easily point to every great civilization that has collapsed. The collapse begins with the rise of feminism, then homosexuality, and culminates with the eradication of religion from the country's charter. We are teetering on the brink.

36 posted on 08/02/2003 3:23:46 AM PDT by NYer (Laudate Dominum)
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To: GovernmentShrinker
At a cost of $30,000 / kid, how many parents will encourage their kid to 'pretend' to be, what is it they want to be called today, Queer?, so they can enroll in these elite schools? This whole idea is just ridiculous enough that in NYC, it'll probably happen. I'm so glad I'm old enough that I'll be dead before we see the results of the radical leftists destroying our children.
37 posted on 08/02/2003 4:18:16 AM PDT by SouthCarolinaKit
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To: MikalM

Gay Elite

38 posted on 08/02/2003 5:02:44 AM PDT by DainBramage
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To: GovernmentShrinker
to accommodate a whopping 100 students in a city school system with an enrollment of over 1 million

So it's okay to sacrifice only 100 kids on the altar of political correctness, huh? This is only the beginning. The goal is to have "gay school" all across the country.

These are children. The school has no business encouraging these kids to be sexual.

39 posted on 08/02/2003 5:10:50 AM PDT by alnick
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To: 1stFreedom
People change. If she did something offensive in the past, well who hasn't at some point in their lives? What she's doing now is what matters, and so far, she's been the only public figure who I've seen speak so candidly about this.

I haven't heard or read one person, other than Ms. Bruce, come right out and say that the government has no business assigning these kids' a sexual identity.

No matter what she may have done in the past, she's right on this one.
40 posted on 08/02/2003 5:17:58 AM PDT by alnick
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To: Dimensio
A lot of women, when confronted with a good sample of the "men in the world", start to wonder why they are not lesbians.

Excellent point. LOL. I know about the quality of many of the "men in the world," but I never could connect being disillusioned with men to going lesbian. To me, a hetero female, the choice has always been: A man or celibacy.

41 posted on 08/02/2003 5:22:25 AM PDT by alnick
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To: LasVegasMac
Now that is priceless - probably not sleeping with the kids. What, pray tell, gives you the clue to say, "probably not"???

Because there have been enough instances of straight teachers in NYC schools sleeping with their students, that we can't be sure this isn't happening at any given school, including the gay school. Though the gay school is subject to so much extra scrutiny, and in danger of beeing shut down if such activity came to light, that I think the teachers there are substantially less likely to sleep with students than at the regular schools.

42 posted on 08/02/2003 5:23:58 AM PDT by GovernmentShrinker
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To: ysoitanly
Tammy Bruce Alert!
43 posted on 08/02/2003 5:36:08 AM PDT by Kuksool
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To: pram
The New York City schools spend a colossal amount of money per student throughout the system, and get very poor results. They're not spending any more on the students at the gay school than they would be if they were attending some other city school. I'm no fan of public schools in general, and even less of out-of-control big urban public school systems. But as long as they're squandering my money on poor educations for the kids (I am an NYC taxpayer, BTW), I'm not going to get worked up if one in 10,000 of the kids in this system are attending a special all-gay school.

As for it being a "model school that others are supposed to emulate", that's what the operators of virtually every oddball experimental school say. But this place has been around for 20 years, and as far as I know no other school system has emulated it yet (perhaps there's something like it in San Francisco, but I haven't heard of it). Personally, I think we'd do better to worry about the kind of alternative public schools that Johnny Taliban Walker attended, where kids are encouraged to pursue any line of insanity that strikes their fancy, with little supervision, and to the near total exclusion of any real academics. There are LOTS of those schools, enrolling a huge number of students. And about the ordinary schools in big cities, where kids learn precious little beyond how to do drugs, have sex, and fight.

A couple of years ago in an NYC high school, a girl was raped during math class, with the teacher present. The teacher claimed she hadn't seen it, and police and media interviews with the other students revealed that this was a perfectly plausible claim, given the usual conditions in the classroom. The noise level was deafening so the teacher wouldn't have heard anything (nor would the students have been catching much of the "math lesson"). A couple of boys stood up in front the rape location to block the view, and the teacher knew better than to endanger her life by trying to force these young thugs to sit down if they didn't want to, so she just went on with the "math lesson". Can you understand now why I think far too much angst is being expended on this teensy little gay school?
44 posted on 08/02/2003 5:43:19 AM PDT by GovernmentShrinker
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To: kuma
You can demand that any criminal scumbag in a private institution be turned over to police. It's not a matter of taxpayers' money. Crime is crime, wherever it's committed.
45 posted on 08/02/2003 5:48:09 AM PDT by ladylib
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To: SouthCarolinaKit
At a cost of $30,000 / kid, how many parents will encourage their kid to 'pretend' to be, what is it they want to be called today, Queer?, so they can enroll in these elite schools?

I think you need to do a little more reading up on this school. It is anything but "elite". It is for kids who haven't been functioning even at the low levels which are normal for the NYC public schools, and offers "academics" like "culinary programs" -- i.e. classes aimed at helping these kids get absolutely bottom-rung jobs, like short-order cook, since most of them are at serious risk of never getting any job at all. College-bound kids of any sexual orientation will definitely want to attend school elsewhere.

FYI, the often quoted $10,000/year spending per student in NYC does NOT include the colossal budget of the corruption/nepotism/mob saturated NYC School Construction Authority. Most of the money mentioned in previous articles about this gay school refers to the upfront construction (actually renovation/remodelling) expense. There is no evidence that this school is spending more per student than any other NYC public school.

46 posted on 08/02/2003 6:30:00 AM PDT by GovernmentShrinker
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To: Travis McGee; GovernmentShrinker; LasVegasMac
Societies exist when members of any group decide to act according to a certain set of rules. For the 'society' of the United States to continue, it is agreed that children will be introduced to the set of rules that will most likely support a healthy 'society.' That is why the family is given special tas benefits, and why education of the young is supported by tax money.

It is normal to question 'rules' and it really is the job of an adolescent to question the world of adulthood which he is approaching. At the same time, it is the job of adults to set the boundaries beyond which the adolescent should not go. This is dynamic, of course, not static.

That being said, the adults of today have not set appropriate boundaries, and the most adventurous/rebellious youths are having to go farther and farther to find any barrier to behavior at all.

In fact, adults are actively selling homosexual behavior to our children. For the past 20 years, girls and boys have been exposed to so much sexual influence, and 'normal' sexual behavior has been radically redefined. The idea that certain kinds of behavior can be 'wrong' is a concept which will be lost to new generations if we do not start resisting this corrosion of Rules of Society.

You say we are making too much fuss over '100' students.

I say this school is a serious alarm bell to awaken citizens to the harm being done to our next generations by a certain group of people who want not 'tolerance' or'acceptance' but 100% acknowledgement that perverted sex practices are normal and celebrated.
47 posted on 08/02/2003 6:57:58 AM PDT by maica
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To: MikalM
Bump.
48 posted on 08/02/2003 7:00:27 AM PDT by DoctorMichael (>>>>>Liberals Suk. Liberalism Sukz.<<<<<)
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To: maica
The idea that certain kinds of behavior can be 'wrong' is a concept which will be lost to new generations if we do not start resisting this corrosion of Rules of Society.

Pay a visit to a regular NYC public high school. The concept has already been lost to the vast majority of the generation attending (and to much of the generation teaching). The little fringe gay school is the least of the problem.

It's not that I think the gay school is a great idea, but the forces of rationality have got to stop letting themselves be diverted by fringe issues, while the bulk of our society is in urgent need of attention.

49 posted on 08/02/2003 7:09:00 AM PDT by GovernmentShrinker
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To: Capriole
Why is your kid breaking horses? Can they be fixed?
50 posted on 08/02/2003 7:12:39 AM PDT by Lee'sGhost (Crom!)
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