Skip to comments.PARENT GROUPS ASK MARYLAND TO STOP NEW SEX ED LESSONS
Posted on 02/23/2007 12:38:55 PM PST by dcnd9
PARENT GROUPS ASK MARYLAND TO STOP NEW SEX ED LESSONS Neutral Unisex Bathroom Created for Cross-dressing Student
Montgomery County, Maryland Three parent organizations are asking the Maryland State Board of Education to halt the new sex ed curriculum approved by the Montgomery County, Maryland Board of Education (BOE). Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays & Gays (PFOX), Citizens for a Responsible Curriculum (CRC), and Family Leader Network have filed an appeal requesting Maryland to stay Montgomery County Public Schools sex ed plans.
The newly approved curriculum, entitled "Respect for Differences in Human Sexuality," promotes cross-dressers, homosexuals, transgenders, bisexuals, the intersexed, and other non-heterosexuals. It teaches children about coming out as gay, gender identity for men who think theyre women and vice-versa, and homophobia as a label for anyone who disagrees.
In one lesson, a boy begins to wear dresses to school, calls himself Portia, and wants to be known as a girl. The principal gives him a key to a private restroom and a new student ID identifying him as a girl. Although transgenderism is considered a gender identity disorder by the American Psychiatric Association, the lesson plan fails to recommend counseling for students with gender confusion, said Regina Griggs, PFOX Executive Director. Instead, it implies that schools should create new unisex bathrooms for cross-dressing students.
The lesson also refers to Portia as a she when the law and biology classify her as a he. This gender bending forces students to acknowledge Portia as a female when he is not and creates gender confusion for children, said Griggs. This flawed educational policy is not based on medical or scientific facts.
Despite repeated appearances by former homosexuals and a former transgender before the BOE, the Board voted to exclude ex-gays from the lesson plans although gays, transgenders, and the intersexed are included and taught to students. Why do the lesson plans censor ex-gays when every other sexual orientation is discussed and supported? asked Griggs. The BOE violates its own sexual orientation non-discrimination policy by choosing which sexual orientations it favors based on politics and not science. Its discriminatory actions contribute to the intolerance and open hostility faced by the ex-gay community.
PFOX was a member of the curriculum committee representing the ex-gay community, yet the BOE voted to teach students that it is normal to change your sex (transgender) but not normal to change your unwanted same-sex attractions (former homosexual). The lesson plans instruct students that homosexual orientation is innate and inborn, despite testimony by former homosexuals before the BOE and all contrary scientific research, explained Griggs.
The lesson plans are entitled Respect for Differences in Human Sexuality, yet the ex-gay community receives no respect and is deliberately left out of the curriculum, Griggs said. The actions of the Montgomery County Board of Education are discriminatory, endanger children, and are politically motivated.
What happens in Montgomery County will happen to the rest of Maryland, so it is imperative to stop this sex ed program now before it is fully implemented, said Griggs. Concerned Maryland residents can take action at http://www.mcpscurriculum.org/take_action.shtml
A copy of this news advisory is available online at: http://pfox.org/phpbb/viewtopic.php?p=155#155
Monkey County is a dreadful place. I think it's a colony of Massachusetts.
Why do the lesson plans censor ex-gays when every other sexual orientation is discussed and supported?
Ummm, wouldn't an ex-gay be heterosexual? I believe heterosexuality is discussed.
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WE ARE ALL HETERO AT BIRTH..... HOMO BY DESIRE.
They can become ex gays.
They simply dont want kids to realize its a CHOICE and that you are not "born that way"
If its a choice, a lifestyle, theres no need to teach it to kids.
I have Ethnic Identity Disorder and demand to go to school in Black Face, change my name to SleepandEat and use the Colored Only Bath Room. I'll have to come up with a word to condemn those who would be against it.
Leftists just hate the vicious inflexibility of facts. Hence, they typically don't spend much time in the same room with them.
And what do you have, except for their "word for it", to prove they ever were "gay"?
The teachers are just softening up the kids so they can have sex with them.
"promotes cross-dressers, homosexuals, transgenders, bisexuals, the intersexed, and other non-heterosexuals."
I think the standard pc list of deviants gets longer every month.
It used to just be Gay, then Gay/Lesbian, then LGBT (or whatever).
What are we up to now lets see LGBTCnHi
It must suck to be a PC reporter to try and keep up with new deviancys.
Well I do have an ex homosexual in my family so I do know a little more than the average joe.
The program they went thru had a 98% success rate.
Now if you are born that way, you cant change it, no more than i could change the color of my skin.
Another thing that the family discoverd thru the program (and true of this family member)is that most homosexuals have sexual abuse in thier past, which distorts thier view of normal sexual relationships.
I also have a sister, whose majority of friend are gay men. some will tell you they thought they were gay from very early on, but most will say that it was curiousity and that from the first time they were hooked.
My biggest issue is that If we accept that they are born that way it becomes a very slippery slope (which is part of the homosexual agenda) btw.
Pedophiles claim they are attracted to children. you can give them drugs, punish them with jail time, castorate them etc and STILL they offend. do we want to say they are born that way too? that they cant help it?
Granted what gays do in the privacy of thier bedrooms isnt comparable to molesting children, but you cannot take one and say its normal and not the other-the argument will be (and is) the same.
Think im being silly. read up on on the issue. there are several psychologists already arguing that pediophilia isnt a disorder. that the only thing that causes damage to the children is us, as a society telling them what happened to them is bad.
I for one dont care what ppl do in thier bedrooms. but DO NOT bring it into my schools etc and tell me they are born that way and therefore should be considered normal.
Once we all drink that koolade the slippery slope will be so icy we will never beable to crawl back up.
Well in my opinion they are just creating so many disorders that itll be impossible to claim you were "born that way" so lets let them run amok with the pc talk.
Honestly MAYBE you could get by with same sex attraction, but how can you be BORN as a crossdresser or transgendered person or intersexed (whatever that is).
The crazier they get, the more obvious they become.
Students graduating from montgomery Copunty High Schools cannot fill out an Income tax form, They havent received an education on the various Insurances they may need during their lifetime, They know nothing of how to choose a physician,or how to invst wisely,but thanks to homosexuals and fruits they know all about queers.
IMO there are a lot of things that need to be taught in schools. How to react to students who are perverts isnt needed.
Well Its obvious I wont change your mind.
I can tell you that I am very close to this family member and I can tell you that its not simply "behavior modification".
I wish I could remember the poster several years ago on FR (if someone remembers thatd be great) who was a heterosexual and had a homosexual experience on a business trip.
He said the experience was so mind blowing it became like a drug. I can tell you that the program my family member went thru treats homosexuality, in part, as an addiction.
Ive seen more evidence of that, then that they are born that way.
I did NOT say they were comparable.
like i said READ. psychologist are already arguing the exact SAME arguement for pedophiles.
Yes they are different. no comparison at all. again its the ARGUMENT that is the same.
dont take issue with me, take it up with the so called professionals that believe a child can concent and therefore it is not rape. that it is society that creates the harm to the child by saying its bad.
You do know at one point that being homosexual was considered a disorder, just like pediophilea. just because more and more folks came out as being gay, doesnt mean we should normalize it.
like i said slippery slope!
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