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  • NYC Settles Lawsuit By Agreeing to Open "Gay-Only" School to Heterosexuals

    07/05/2006 4:40:45 PM PDT · by dukeman · 32 replies · 1,395+ views
    Liberty Counsel e-mail update | 7/5/06
    New York City- Liberty Counsel has settled the lawsuit it filed on behalf of State Senator Ruben Diaz and parents of public schools students against the New York City Department of Education (DOE) over a school billed as the first "gay high school" in the nation. Liberty Counsel filed suit soon after the City's July 2003 announcement that Harvey Milk High School would become a publicly-funded school, and would continue to admit only "gay, lesbian, bisexual, or questioning" youth. The school was originally governed by the Hetrick-Martin Institute (HMI) a private pro-homosexual organization. Liberty Counsel's suit challenged the legality of...
  • A Label that Sticks [Father Paul Scalia on the Gay-Straight Alliance]

    08/04/2005 10:13:38 AM PDT · by Diago · 31 replies · 2,549+ views
    First Things ^ | June/July 2005 | Father Paul Scalia
    When I was in high school, the students fell into many different groups: preps, jocks, cheerleaders, punks, deadheads, druggies, geeks, and all the rest. Just about everyone received an unofficial but virtually unchangeable assignment to a particular group. When I work in high schools today, I discover little difference. The groups still exist (with just a few changes in terminology), and the teachers and administrators still counsel against the labels. As they wisely explain, labels reinforce stereotypes and prejudices; they prevent us from accepting individuals and getting to know the real person. There is one difference, however. While still warning...
  • When most of your school is gay (School for gay kids)

    11/19/2004 6:37:02 AM PST · by AngloSaxon · 32 replies · 932+ views
    BBC Online ^ | 19/11/04 | Paul Henley
    Are pupils at the world's first "gay" state school victims of segregation or symbols of progressive thinking? The majority of pupils at Harvey Milk High School in New York are gay and were bullied at their previous school for their sexuality. Harvey Milk refuses to be classified as a "gay school" even though that is the general perception of it from opponents and supporters alike. But it says its unique brand of segregated education fully deserves its public funding. It says it provides for a small population of victimised and bullied pupils who are made to feel so freakish in...
  • EXPANSION FOR GAY HIGH SCHOOL IS $TALLED (NYC)

    07/06/2004 1:31:31 PM PDT · by FeliciaCat · 48 replies · 880+ views
    The New York Post ^ | 7/6/04 | CARL CAMPANILE
    July 6, 2004 -- The Bloomberg administration might be having second thoughts about promoting an experimental high school serving gay and lesbian students. The Department of Education's budget halts the planned expansion of the controversial Harvey Milk HS in Greenwich Village, according to funding figures obtained by The Post. Enrollment at Harvey Milk HS was scheduled to jump to 170 students in September, from 100 students this past school year, when it converted from a small program to a sanctioned, stand-alone high school. The city put $3.2 million into renovations so the facility could accommodate the rapid two-year expansion. But...
  • He'll try to Milk cash (Mike's designer hosts benefit bash for gay/lesbian HS - It pays to recruit)

    05/12/2004 11:44:00 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 7 replies · 118+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | May 12, 2004 | JOE WILLIAMS
    So much for bake sales and car washes. A high-society designer who's a favorite of Mayor Bloomberg is hosting a $150-a-plate Hamptons fund-raiser next month for the city's controversial gay and lesbian high school. Jamie Drake is throwing open the doors to his swanky East Hampton estate on June 5 in a bid to raise $45,000 for Manhattan's Harvey Milk High School. "He has a beautiful pool and a gorgeous tree house, which is quite spectacular," said event co-chairman Karim Abay, a member of the board at the nonprofit Hetrick-Martin Institute, which runs the school. The benefit, called "School's Out,"...
  • 'SOUR' MILK HS

    02/06/2004 6:44:17 AM PST · by presidio9 · 35 replies · 366+ views
    NY Post ^ | February 5, 2004 | CARL CAMPANIL
    <p>The principal of the city's controversial new high school for gays and lesbians has been replaced following a tumultuous fall term that saw several of its students charged with criminal activity.</p> <p>Daniel Rossi, previously director of an alternative high school in Manhattan, will replace William Salzman as the new head of Harvey Milk HS at Astor Place.</p>
  • HUMOR BREAK?: NY OPENS NEW HIGH SCHOOL FOR SPECIAL ISSUE STUDENTS

    12/11/2003 10:47:49 AM PST · by Cinnamon Girl · 22 replies · 236+ views
    New York | Dec. 10, 2003 | Warren Peace
    NEW YORK, Dec. 10 The success of Harvey Milk High School, the nation's first publicly financed school for gay, lesbian and transgender students, has spawned a new, specialized school to address the needs of another group of teens, often the subject of abuse and name-calling from their "normal" peers. Under the auspices of Harvey Milk's principal, Bill Salzman, the New York City public school system has opened the "Adam Clymer School for Major League A-holes." With little fanfare, Adam Clymer High School opened this past September in an undisclosed location on the westside. Students who attend this unique high school...
  • Gay Crime Syndicate?

    11/13/2003 11:06:40 PM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 8 replies · 2,268+ views
    TownHall.com ^ | Friday, November 14, 2003 | Joel Mowbray
    The left’s latest experiment with segregation has certainly started out with a bang. This September, New York City opened the nation’s first taxpayer-funded school for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered teens—Harvey Milk High School—and a crime wave is already underway. Last week, police arrested five cross-dressing Harvey Milk students who posed as female hookers and robbed men who approached them for sex. According to news reports, the teens dressed up as female hookers, and when would-be johns approached to solicit sex, other students posing as cops would start “arresting” the men. After allegedly taking wallets, cash, ATM and credit cards—and...
  • GAY TEENS' RICH MILK SHAKEDOWN

    11/09/2003 7:55:54 AM PST · by JesseHousman · 103 replies · 1,350+ views
    New York Post ^ | 11/9/2003 | ASHLEY CROSS
    <p>November 9, 2003 -- Teenage transgender prostitutes from Harvey Milk HS boasted of earning up to $600 a night turning tricks and stealing from johns - then would blow it all on extravagant shopping sprees for the designer outfits and shoes they wore to school, The Post has learned.</p>
  • Gay school teenagers arrested in robberies

    11/08/2003 1:04:03 AM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 7 replies · 111+ views
    Washington Times ^ | Saturday, November 8, 2003 | By Liz Trotta
    <p>NEW YORK — Five male students from the city's first homosexual, lesbian and transgender public high school have been charged with a series of robberies pulled off while the suspects dressed as female prostitutes.</p> <p>The cross-dressing teenagers, all between 16 and 17 years old, donned blonde wigs and earrings and then solicited sex from their victims, sources said. The boys then flashed fake badges to show their "johns" they were undercover cops and handcuffed their "tricks," who, in exchange for escaping arrest, handed over their wallets, credit cards and, in two instances, cash machine PIN numbers.</p>
  • Crime blemish on gay school

    11/08/2003 1:52:19 AM PST · by kattracks · 19 replies · 265+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | 11/08/03 | JOE WILLIAMS and JOSE MARTINEZ
    Students from the Harvey Milk High School hang their heads after they were arrested by cops yesterday. Another month, another mess at Harvey Milk High School. Just two months into its existence as the city's high school for gays and lesbians, Harvey Milk's reputation is being soured by its students' high-profile arrests, students and school officials said yesterday. Five transgender students were busted Thursday for posing as West Village hookers and ripping off would-be johns by flashing phony police badges and demanding cash. Last month, three students were arrested after a melee that ended in a stabbing. "It's messing...
  • Bi-way robberies in Village [by gay HS kids]

    11/07/2003 3:46:54 AM PST · by NativeNewYorker · 54 replies · 2,045+ views
    Cross-dressing teens from Harvey Milk High School offered sex for money in Greenwich Village and then robbed the would-be johns ? by pretending to be cops, sources said last night. The boys, all passing themselves off as ladies of the evening, took money and credit cards from at least six men, sources said. Five youths were arrested yesterday in the scam, which cops say went like this: The students from the Astor Place high school for gays and lesbians promised men cruising the Village various sex acts for money. Once the men stopped, the students flashed fake NYPD badges and...
  • Gay students charged for robbery, impersonation

    11/07/2003 12:54:57 PM PST · by steppenwolffe · 11 replies · 131+ views
    cnn ^ | 11-7-03
    <p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - Five boys who attend a New York high school for gay and lesbian students are accused of dressing as female prostitutes and robbing unsuspecting customers, police said Friday.</p> <p>Dressed as women, the five approached men seeking prostitutes in Manhattan's West Village, a popular spot for the illicit sex trade. They then posed as undercover police as they stripped their victims of their wallets, credit cards, bank cards and cash, police said.</p>
  • Homosexual students 'bust' johns

    11/07/2003 4:12:57 PM PST · by freedom44 · 17 replies · 324+ views
    WND ^ | 11/07/03 | WND
    Five transgender teens who attend New York's new public school for homosexuals, bisexuals and transgender youths have been arrested for dressing as female prostitutes and posing as police officers in order to steal from prospective johns. Police say the Harvey Milk High School students successfully pulled off four separate Greenwich Village robberies last month, netting nearly $3,000. Working in teams of two and three, the teens would seek out men looking for prostitutes in the West Village area of New York, flash a fake badge that read "Special Police" and handcuff them, according to local press reports. They would then...
  • 'TRANNY' ROBBERS

    11/07/2003 4:01:10 PM PST · by Fun Bob · 15 replies · 319+ views
    New York Post ^ | November 7, 2003 | ZACH HABERMAN
    <p>November 7, 2003 -- Five transgender teens who attend Harvey Milk HS posed as female prostitutes, and then robbed their tricks by claiming to be undercover cops willing to let them go free in exchange for cash and credit cards, sources said. The five, who were arrested yesterday, managed to pull off at least five separate Greenwich Village robberies in the last month by dressing as hookers and working in teams of two or three, authorities said.</p>
  • GAY KIDS BASH BACK

    10/10/2003 7:02:24 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 31 replies · 297+ views
    NY Post ^ | October 10, 2003 | ALISHA BERGER and PATRICK GALLAHUE
    <p>Students at the city's high school for gay kids ganged up to clobber a man after he taunted them, cops said. The free-for-all on Astor Place left the man injured and under arrest, along with three students from Harvey Milk HS.</p>
  • Melee at gay school

    10/10/2003 1:48:17 AM PDT · by kattracks · 72 replies · 518+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | 10/10/03 | SONI SANGHA, JOE WILLIAMS and MICHELE McPHEE
    The fall afternoon started simply enough: A handful of gay teens from Harvey Milk High School lounged around a Lexus parked by a Starbucks in Greenwich Village on Tuesday. Then things got violent. One of the teens fiddled with the Lexus' sideview mirror, enraging the driver. Words, some of them possibly homophobic, were exchanged. A bottle was thrown at the luxury car. The Lexus driver came at the teens with a screwdriver. When all was said and done, three Harvey Milk students as well as the driver of the Lexus, Vernon Jones, 23, were arrested - and Jones had been...
  • Gay high school eyes level field (Harvey Milk H.S. and sports teams)

    09/28/2003 8:14:15 AM PDT · by mountaineer · 53 replies · 702+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | Sept, 28 2003 | Michael O'Keeffe
    Like thousands of New York City kids, Kimberly Howard loves basketball and dreams of playing on her high school team. The softspoken 17-year-old sips on a Sprite in a downtown Starbucks and talks about practicing with her brothers and sister on the court next to her Queens home. "I played on teams when I was younger," says Howard. "But I've never had a chance to play on a high school team." Howard acknowledges she's not just a typical kid obsessed with hoops. Born male, Howard takes hormones to become female, which, as she points out, raises a unique question: "Will...
  • high school in New York debuts to protests [Yoko Ono, others to raise funds for school]

    09/13/2003 5:53:26 AM PDT · by ejdrapes · 7 replies · 179+ views
    southernvoice.com ^ | September 12, 2003 | KEVIN SPENCE
    Gay high school in New York debuts to protests Religious conservatives met by gay sympathizers NEW YORK — For the vast majority of the 1.1 million students in the nation’s largest public school system, Monday, Sept. 8, was much like any other first day of school. But for the students at the world’s first public high school specifically designed for gay students, the day was anything but normal. Along with routine questions about new schoolrooms and textbooks, the students at Harvey Milk School had to run a gauntlet of protesters, counter-protesters, the media and public officials. Considering the recent furor...
  • What’s Wrong with the Harvey Milk High School? (Cathryn Crawford)

    09/12/2003 9:02:44 AM PDT · by Scenic Sounds · 70 replies · 419+ views
    Washington Dispatch ^ | September 12, 2003 | Cathryn Crawford
    I grew up thinking that segregation was over, done with, a thing of the past, but apparently I was mistaken. It seems that we have a new form of segregation here in the United States. The Harvey Milk High School in New York City underwent 3.2 million dollars in renovations this summer and has opened now as the first ever taxpayer funded school for gays and lesbians. It’s been around for twenty years as an “alternative program”, but now it’s an official public school, and it’s expected to have 170 students by September 2004. NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg thinks it’s...
  • First public gay H.S. opens in NYC

    09/10/2003 7:41:37 AM PDT · by Between the Lines · 20 replies · 322+ views
    MSNBC ^ | Sept. 8, 2003
    The first publicly funded school in the United States for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender teen-agers opened in New York Monday as a handful of protesters rallied across the street. THERE WERE also demonstrations of support for the Harvey Milk High School. In front of the building, people cheered and held up banners such as “God made us Queer” on the first day of classes for the school named after a gay San Francisco politician assassinated in 1978. The school, which for 20 years was funded privately and had just two classes, is now bankrolled jointly by the city education...
  • PROTEST BATTLE OUTSIDE GAY HS

    09/09/2003 9:33:41 AM PDT · by Jimmyclyde · 12 replies · 189+ views
    nypost ^ | sept. 9 2003
    PROTEST BATTLE OUTSIDE GAY HS September 9, 2003 -- A handful of demonstrators - most of them out-of-towners - showed up yesterday to protest the country's first stand-alone high school for gays, but they were drowned out by hundreds of supporters. Cops positioned the two groups on opposite sides of the street at Harvey Milk HS at 2 Astor Place, as it opened its doors to 72 students and seven teachers. "For those who say this school is not necessary, I would refer you to some of the slogans on the placards of the protesters," said City Council Speaker Gifford...
  • GAY SCHOOL OPENS IN US

    09/09/2003 5:16:13 AM PDT · by tomball · 28 replies · 665+ views
    Sky News ^ | 07:03 UK, Tuesday September 09, 2003 | Sky News
    America's first publicly-funded school for gay and lesbian teenagers has opened its doors in New York. The first day for the 72 students was marked with noisy displays of support and opposition. Opponents staged a demonstration outside the Harvey Milk High School waving placards. One of them said: "Sodomy - it's to die for." One of the protesters said opening a school for gays was a retrograde step. He said: "We're going back to the point where blacks and whites will be wanting their own schools. It's absolutely insane." But a school supporter said all the pupils wanted to be...
  • Caption Useful Idiots (Gay High School Supporters)

    09/08/2003 8:47:31 AM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 15 replies · 262+ views
    Original caption:A group of several hundred people demonstrate in support of a new high school for lesbian and gay students in New York City, September 8, 2003. The Harvey Milk High school opened for the first day of school with close to 100 students. REUTERS/Jeff Christensen
  • Students Meet Protest, Support At First Day For Gay School

    09/08/2003 11:41:26 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 54 replies · 586+ views
    NY1 ^ | SEPTEMBER 08TH, 2003
    Protestors and supporters squared off as the nation's first high school exclusively for gay students opened its doors in Manhattan Monday. Fifty students are attending the new Harvey Milk School in Greenwich Village, which Mayor Michael Bloomberg calls a safe haven for gay and lesbian students. As students showed up for their first day of classes, about a dozen protestors, some from as far away as Los Angeles and Topeka, Kansas, shouted and waved inflammatory signs condemning homosexuality. But they were outnumbered on the other side of the street, where hundreds rallied in support of the school and the students....
  • Protect Kids [Anoher Tammy Bruce article that popped up late]

    08/23/2003 5:30:30 AM PDT · by bart99 · 14 replies · 282+ views
    Newsmax.com - Tammy Bruce Articles ^ | July 31, 2003 | Tammy Bruce
    Protect Kids Tammy Bruce Thursday, 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 by arguments that if you’re against this you’re a “homophobe.” In fact, the unforgivable crime is to remain silent, allowing children to be sacrificed on the altar of political correctness, as we sit and watch...
  • Experts Question Legality of High School for Gays (Another Update)

    08/19/2003 6:47:47 AM PDT · by bedolido · 11 replies · 252+ views
    FoxNews ^ | 08/19/03 | C. Spencer Beggs
    <p>NEW YORK — When news surfaced that Harvey Milk High School (search), a fully accredited public school for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered students, would expand its programs to become a fully-fledged high school next month, many education experts were surprised to learn that classrooms could be legally segregated based on sexual orientation.</p>
  • FRN Columnists' Corner - "Sex and the City" by JDM

    08/15/2003 1:19:46 PM PDT · by Bob J · 6 replies · 191+ views
    Free Republic Network ^ | 8-15-03 | JDM
    FRN Columnists' Corner "Sex and the City" by JDMThat he joined the GOP to sneak into office notwithstanding, NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg has an apparent knack for stating the obvious. Such was the case last week when he noted, in support of the forthcoming Harvey Milk High School for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning -- or LGBTQ -- students, that "gays and lesbians have been constantly harassed and beaten in other schools." He's right, you know. Gays and lesbians do get picked on. But that's no reason to remove them from mainstream schools. The fact that said schools are...
  • Lawsuit Challenges Funding for NYC's Homosexual High School:$3.2 Million Grant...Wasteful....

    08/14/2003 4:49:18 PM PDT · by Vindiciae Contra TyrannoSCOTUS · 7 replies · 216+ views
    AgapePress ^ | August 14, 2003 | Jim Brown and Jody Brown
    A lawsuit has been filed in New York to stop the nation's first homosexual high school from opening in September. Harvey Milk School, a collaborative effort between The Hetrick-Martin Institute and the New York City Department of Education's Career Education Center Alternative High School Program, claims to be the nation's first accredited public high school designed to meet the needs of "gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning" (LGBTQ) youth.According to the New York Post, the school -- named after a homosexual San Francisco politician who was murdered in 1978 -- has operated for the past 20 years as a small...
  • State Sen. Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) sues New York city over gay Harvey Milk HS

    08/14/2003 9:04:24 AM PDT · by bedolido · 18 replies · 372+ views
    DAILY NEWS ^ | 08/14/03 | JOE WILLIAMS
    Spending public money to give gay and lesbian teens their own school is illegal segregation and a violation of the city's education rules, said a lawsuit filed yesterday challenging the Harvey Milk High School. "Public funds should not be used to segregate city schools," state Sen. Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) said after filing the suit in Manhattan state Supreme Court with conservative legal group Liberty Counsel. The Milk program has existed for 19 years, but the city is spending $3.2 million to renovate 2 Astor Place to expand it into a full-fledged high school for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and "questioning"...
  • New York sued over 'gay' high school

    08/13/2003 11:41:51 PM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 5 replies · 126+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Thursday, August 14, 2003
    Using a rule prohibiting discrimination based on "sexual orientation," a group of New Yorkers filed suit yesterday challenging NYC's use of public funds to establish the first homosexuals-only high school in the Big Apple. As WorldNetDaily reported, the new Harvey Milk High School is undergoing a $3.2 million publicly funded renovation and will open this fall with 100 "gay" students. Democratic New York State Sen. Ruben Diaz Sr. and a mother representing her four children, all of whom attend New York City schools, are the plaintiffs in the case, represented by attorneys from the Liberty Counsel. According to a statement...
  • MILK WOULD OPPOSE GAY HS: NEPHEW

    08/11/2003 5:31:09 AM PDT · by Pharmboy · 7 replies · 150+ views
    NY Post ^ | 8-11-03 | CARL CAMPANILE
    <p>August 11, 2003 -- He's the namesake of the city's new gay high school - but slain civil-rights leader Harvey Milk would have opposed singling out homosexual youths, a relative says. Andy Milk, nephew of the first openly gay elected official in San Francisco, said his uncle fought for integration and acceptance of gays and other minorities into mainstream society, not segregation.</p>
  • Questionable Purposes: The Harvey Milk School

    08/08/2003 8:19:48 AM PDT · by Mr. Silverback · 8 replies · 387+ views
    BreakPoint ^ | 8 August 03 | Chuck Colson
    As you might expect, New York City has high schools that cater to students with special talents and interests. One is the Bronx High School of Science. Since its founding in 1938, it has produced five Nobel Prize winners in physics and countless other scientists and physicians. Another is the La Guardia High School for the Performing Arts. Its graduates include many actors and performers, including Adrien Brody, who won this year's Oscar for Best Actor. This fall, a new special interest high school will be added to the list, but its purpose isn't nearly as noble as the others'....
  • HARVEY MILK SCHOOL: FREEP OR LAWSUIT???

    08/07/2003 8:38:16 PM PDT · by sdk7x7 · 27 replies · 434+ views
    I heard recently that a Hispanic bishop was planning to sue NYC for the illegally segregated Harvey Milk school for gays-only. Just wondering if there's any news on this or any other lawsuit... or if any Freeper has connections to file a suit. Are we going to rally against this place? I'm up for it.
  • Pedophiles in prep schools: Ted Baehr reveals how students are targeted by those in authority

    08/07/2003 6:31:18 AM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 15 replies · 235+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Thursday, August 7, 2003 | Ted Baehr
    Aside from the Episcopal Church's heretical election of a sodomite bishop, the latest scandal in the collapse of culture is a high school in New York City which is being set aside for so-called "homosexual" students. Wisely, a Latino-American group is suing the city for discrimination and ConservativePetitions.com has mounted a campaign targeting the mayor of New York. Even more insidious and less publicized is the on-going infiltration of prep schools by pedophiles. Exeter and Groton are among the best boarding schools in the country and have even helped educate American presidents. Regrettably, these formerly Christian, highly structured, exemplary academies...
  • Pawns in a culture war (Gay High School)

    08/07/2003 4:59:03 AM PDT · by kattracks · 7 replies · 378+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 8/07/03 | Nina May
    <p>We have heard for years that one person's terrorist is another person's freedom fighter. But have we ever heard that one generation's internment camp is another generation's public high school? The New York School Board, in an effort to show that homosexual kids should be treated like everyone else, has curiously rounded them all up in the Harvey Milk High School and will keep them there until graduation.</p>
  • Get Back! The Gathering Storm Over Gay Rights

    08/06/2003 12:47:29 PM PDT · by NYer · 41 replies · 290+ views
    The Village Voice ^ | August 6, 2003 | Richard Goldstein
    This is a moment of woe and wonder for supporters of gay rights. The Episcopalians elected their first openly gay bishop, braving a last-minute sex scandal and the threat of schism. The Massachusetts Supreme Court is about to rule on legalizing gay unions. The first LGBT high school is set to open in New York City. And Jay Leno got a makeover from the boys of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy. But there are also signs of a serious backlash. On Wednesday, the president vowed to codify "one way or the other" the "sanctity of marriage" between a man...
  • Is Harvey Milk High School really a good idea?

    08/05/2003 10:06:21 PM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 1 replies · 216+ views
    TownHall.com ^ | Wednesday, August 6, 2003 | Armstrong Williams
    A good measure of the government is how it spends our tax dollars. So let us consider what Michael Bloomberg, mayor of New York City, had done with our hard-earned money. Despite across-the-board tax increases, Bloomberg recently funneled $3.2 million into Harvey Milk High School, which calls itself "the nation's first accredited public high school designed to meet the needs of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth." Just one thing: Teenagers simply aren't emotionally ready to make radical decisions about their sexual identity. What child, for example, knows for certain that he or she should have a sex change...
  • School's gay, that's okay

    08/05/2003 10:18:51 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 34 replies · 356+ views
    Should New York City have a separate public school for gay teenagers? That question was asked and answered nearly 20 years ago with the establishment of the Harvey Milk School - a program that currently has 50 students and a solid record of achievement, particularly in luring dropouts back into the classroom. Now, that program is to be formalized into a separate school with roughly double the enrollment. Little else has changed. Since its creation in 1984, the Harvey Milk School has been open to all students, gay or not, and all those attending do so voluntarily. It's hardly the...
  • Catering to 'comfort levels' - Mark Steyn

    08/04/2003 3:01:46 AM PDT · by kattracks · 15 replies · 162+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 8/04/03 | Mark Steyn
    <p>What a great time for the neo-segregationists of American apartheid. At Oberlin High School in Ohio, a parents' group has complained about the black history class being given by a white teacher. The black teacher who used to give it has a scheduling conflict, and the Oberlin Black Alliance for Progress thinks the white substitute won't be good for the students.</p>
  • Mark Steyn: America's new school segregation -

    08/03/2003 11:07:41 AM PDT · by UnklGene · 47 replies · 296+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | August 3, 2003 | Mark Steyn
    America's new school segregation August 3, 2003 BY MARK STEYN SUN-TIMES COLUMNIST why should only those in fashionable victim groups reap the benefits? What a great week for the neo-segregationists of American apartheid! At Oberlin High School in Ohio, a parents' group has complained about the black history class being given by a white teacher. The black teacher who used to give it has a scheduling conflict, and the Oberlin Black Alliance for Progress thinks the white substitute won't be good for the students. ''When you talk about slavery, students need to understand it is not our fault,'' says Phyllis...
  • A Failed "Commonwealth" (Conservatives who love the State)

    08/02/2003 7:56:14 AM PDT · by u-89 · 5 replies · 141+ views
    LewRockwell.com ^ | 02.08.03 | Ryan McMaken
    A Failed ‘Commonwealth’ by Ryan McMakenby Ryan McMaken Dissatisfied with wasting everyone’s money in the ordinary public schools, the homosexual lobby in New York has now managed to get their very own school, courtesy of you the taxpayer. And no, it isn’t just New York taxpayers who will have the joy of funding the nation’s first "homosexuals only" public school, but anyone paying federal taxes too, since you can be sure that federal money, one way or another will filter its way down to Harvey Milk High School thanks to Bush’s relentless drive to federalize all government school systems...
  • Lessons in renewed school segregation - Michelle Malkin

    08/02/2003 4:41:35 AM PDT · by kattracks · 17 replies · 6,652+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 8/02/03 | Michelle Malkin
    <p>The spirit of George Wallace is alive and well — among left-wing zealots in some of America's most "progressive" taxpayer-funded schools.</p> <p>In Oberlin, Ohio, local school board president Tony Marshall argues that only black high school teachers should teach "black history." Non-black educators may be able to teach black students to write well, conduct research, and digest accurate facts and information. But arming black students with the same fundamentals that every other student needs to succeed is apparently not what Mr. Marshall wants for his kids: "A black teacher brings an experience and understanding of being black that no else can bring."</p>
  • Tammy Bruce: Protect New York's Children from the Gay Elite

    08/01/2003 7:57:36 PM PDT · by MikalM · 80 replies · 3,463+ views
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | 7/31/03 | Tammy Bruce
    Protect New York's Children from the Gay EliteBy Tammy BruceFrontPageMagazine.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...
  • Gay HS's first lawsuit.......by Latino ministers

    08/01/2003 5:21:15 PM PDT · by Lizavetta · 11 replies · 191+ views
    New York Post | Aug. 1, 2003 | Ikimulisa Livingston & Stephanie Gaskell
    REVS. VOW SUIT OVER MILK HS Amid praise yesterday from the City Council for the nation's first gay high school, a group of Hispanic ministers threatened to sue over it, calling the campus a new kind of "segregation." City Council Speaker Gifford Miller yesterday commended the city Department of Education for planning to open the school next month with 100 students, which was first reported in The Post on Monday. "Every child in New York City has the right to be educated in an environment that is safe and supportive," Miller said. "That right has been denied to far too...
  • High school: A gay old time: Kevin McCullough slams N.Y. City mayor for harmful political stunt

    08/01/2003 12:36:03 AM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 1 replies · 163+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Friday, August 1, 2003 | Kevin McCullough
    Remember when school was all about learning? You know ... the really unimportant stuff like "2+2=4" and the letters "r-e-d" spelled "red"? How about the marginally unimportant stuff like American history, the table of elements and geometry? Of course now, in failing schools all across America, we have finally arrived at the moment where the "most important" subject can now finally be taught: "How does a bisexual, transgendered, she-male utilize a condom when wishing to embark on sexual adventures with a tree?" And, of course, segregation is back now – at least in New York. But soon it will be...
  • REVS. VOW SUIT OVER MILK HS

    08/01/2003 1:01:40 AM PDT · by kattracks · 8 replies · 176+ views
    New York Post ^ | 8/01/03 | IKIMULISA LIVINGSTON and STEPHANIE GASKELL
    <p>August 1, 2003 -- Amid praise yesterday from the City Council for the nation's first gay high school, a group of Hispanic ministers threatened to sue over it, calling the campus a new kind of "segregation."</p> <p>City Council Speaker Gifford Miller yesterday commended the city Department of Education for planning to open the school next month with 100 students, which was first reported in The Post on Monday.</p>
  • Opponent of Gay School Display Their Bigotry (Sheryl McCarthy Alert)

    07/31/2003 10:02:26 PM PDT · by gsrinok · 12 replies · 140+ views
    <p>Trying to reach anybody at the Harvey Milk School over the last few days was like trying to get through to the Oval Office.</p> <p>The principal was busy interviewing staff for the coming school year, the receptionist told me, while the school's press spokeswoman was tied up in meetings with Department of Education officials. Moreover, they've been bombarded with inquiries since Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that this tiny, privately run school for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered youths is about to become a bona fide New York public school - the first public high school for homosexual students in the country.</p>
  • Opponents of Gay School Display Their Bigotry (Sheryl McCarthy alert)

    07/31/2003 8:06:14 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 55 replies · 254+ views
    NY Newsday ^ | July 31, 2003 | Sheryl McCarthy
    Trying to reach anybody at the Harvey Milk School over the last few days was like trying to get through to the Oval Office. The principal was busy interviewing staff for the coming school year, the receptionist told me, while the school's press spokeswoman was tied up in meetings with Department of Education officials. Moreover, they've been bombarded with inquiries since Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that this tiny, privately run school for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered youths is about to become a bona fide New York public school - the first public high school for homosexual students in the...
  • Re-Segregating the Classroom: The Left demands new kinds of segregation in two public schools.

    07/30/2003 11:49:35 PM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 17 replies · 600+ views
    FrontPageMagazine.com ^ | Thursday, July 31, 2003 | By Lowell Ponte
    Re-Segregating the ClassroomBy Lowell PonteFrontPageMagazine.com | July 30, 2003                                       PONTEFICATIONSTWO MORE SCHOOLS HAVE JUST BECOME BATTLEGROUNDS in America’s culture war, both over issues of segregation and separatism. In Oberlin, Ohio, southwest of Cleveland, activists are outraged that scheduling requirements assigned a white teacher to lead local high school classes in black history.“The message is that we are not concerned about the importance of your historical background,” says A.G. Miller, an associate professor of American and “African religious history” – voodoo history? – at Leftily-trendy nearby Oberlin College, racially integrated from its opening day in 1833.“When you talk about slavery,...