The crowd that’s fighting for, and mostly winning, recognition of sexual orientation as a protected minority has added another demand. There’s a big push to include transgendered behavior in the list of proclivities to be lionized and protected. Even in Middle America:
A Nebraska school district recently instructed its teachers to stop referring to students by “gendered expressions” such as “boys and girls,” and to instead use what school officials term “gender inclusive” descriptions such as “purple penguins.”
A training document for the Lincoln Public Schools states: “Don’t use phrases such as ‘boys and girls,’ ‘you guys,’ ‘ladies and gentlemen,’ and similarly gendered expressions to get kids’ attention.” The manual gives an example. It says: “Create classroom names and then ask all of the ‘purple penguins’ to meet on the rug.”
The document warns against asking students to line up as boys and girls. Better, it says, to have them line up according to whether they like “skateboards or bikes/milk or juice/dogs or cats…” emphasizing it’s their choice.
Teachers must continually ask themselves, according to the manual, if the way they are organizing students in any sense creates a “gendered space.” That, of course is to be avoided under this gender tyranny that’s growing in our schools and being forced into cities and towns across America, most prominently in places like Minnesota, and Texas.
In Lincoln schools, If teachers make any reference to gender they must be sure to list “boy” and “girl,” but also “both,” and “neither.” And it’s suggested that they hang “all genders welcome” signs on classroom doors.
If students are heard violating the principles of this gender tyranny by talking about gender in terms of “boys and girls” they are to be interrupted and immediately corrected.
The teachers in Lincoln, Nebraska were also given a handout prepared by the Center for Gender Sanity explaining that “Gender Identity…can’t be observed or measured, only reported by the individual.
Unsurprisingly, the West Coast is also experiencing gender tyranny in a big way. They’ve got an awful school bathroom bill that regular citizens are attempting to repeal. Planned Parenthood is in 9th grade classes in some California schools — normalizing gender confusion. For the holiday season, there’s a cute and colorful resource that uses the outline of a gingerbread man, entitled the ”The Genderbred Person.” The lesson is that a person’s Identity, shown in the Genderbred man’s brain, and his or her Orientation, shown in the heart are on a continuum between fully male and fully female. Expression, shown in the arms — I guess for hugging — and Sex are also each somewhere along this continuum. The message is these aspects do not all have to line up together.
God created man in His own image. In Genesis 1:27 it says, “male and female He created them.”
Leftist planners are asking educators to lie to students. We do not have gender identities…we have genders. There’s a difference.