Public Schools Pushing Homosexuality?

I work at a local middle school, and a survey was recenlty sent to all the 7th graders. It was called “healthy kids survey” and I figured it was about nutritional and hygenic health. But when the kids finished the survey, and went to the bus line to go home, they were all chattering about the questions in the survey about homosexuality. I guess there were several questions asking the students if they thought they might be gay, if anyone ever made fun of them for being gay, if they ever were called names like gay or homo, or if their parents were gay. I was appalled! These kids are 11 and 12 years old. I’m not a teacher, I run an after school program so I have no access to this survey, but I feel the need to do something about it. What do you suggest?

Send a copy of the to focus on the Family.The Catholic anti defimation league.And anyone else you can think of.God Bless

PS.All the rest of you add your ideas,if we are truly seperating church and state they should NOT be able to teach against our beliefs either:mad:

Mercy! Why in the WORLD would they ask CHILDREN such questions? I am sickened by the homosexual activists trolling for converts. BLECH!!!

Lisa N

I want to know why it would be called “healty kids survey” if it isn’t about that. Maybe to keep the parents from asking questions?

That would be the purpose,yes.In order to indoctinate people into the homosexual agenda and lifestyle they have teach it early to make it appear normal.God Bless

i hope you all don’t find this inappropriate, but…

if you ask me, it’s not just bad that society now advocates accepting same sex sexuality, but that they push the label and identity. the sexual encounter is just (but that is the wrong word) committing sin. when they get people to brand themselves, they do deep damage to the soul.

since this is a public school, you can figure that there are a large number of kids that don’t understand true sexuality and some who label themselves at 11 and 12 as “homosexual”. and if they were to say, “yeah, i’m gay.” the only thing they will get is more help down the wrong road. worse still, is that those kids become subjected to the un-Christ-like behaviors of other people who will hate them and make fun of them, even though they are just 11 and 12. the only safety from that, that the child can preceive, is from those who promote the “homosexual lifestyle.” it is an insidious crime against God and humanity. we have to fervently pray that our Father will save this generation of children from our generation of adults.

don’t forget to tell your kids not to tell others that they are sinners, but to tell them that sexuality is not discovered. it is, and already has been, revealed by God. our kids have to know how to guide other kids and attract them to normalcy, which isn’t possible if they make the other kids feel like running away. their hearts tell them it is wrong, but that doesn’t tell them what to do about it. strong, heart-felt, (spiritually) intimate friendships are the weapon against the devil for this. i know. i had to live it.

along with all the other suggestions for action, i suggest that we all stop using the label “heterosexual”. using that label begins to define the difference. it causes people to falsely evaluate themselves and when they don’t feel that that label fits (for whatever reason) they look for another one. we are just people created by God, to become like God. if we properly embrace each other, the sexuality willed by God will follow. this may sound silly, but as far as i know, every man i’ve been with started out by naming what they were not, before they named what they thought they were.

i hope you all fight against this sort of propaganda, but let’s fight a two front war.

Quite honestly as I look back, I had ZERO interest in boys at age 11 & 12. I had very very close girlfriends and had I been labelled at that age as homosexual, it would have been devastating. I think many kids are not all that interested in sex with EITHER males or females. Good grief they are KIDS. I just cannot fathom the purpose of such a survey particularly given that there is NOTHING healthy about homosexual activity.

Lisa N

Did it have anything to do with an organization called GLSEN (Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network)? They have started GSA (Gay Straight Alliance) clubs in many high schools. Here’s some info on them…

missionamerica.com/agenda.php?PHPSESSID=4f7ce2624d47ea5dc1dc8876d9677b48

Sounds like a GLSEN (Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network) type of activity…

Here’s more info…

missionamerica.com/agenda.php

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This is scary Catherine. My daughter is going to Middle School next year. I’ve already met with the Health teacher there to get some info on the curriculum. He said there’s nothing about homosexuality, but if it’s a “healthy kids survey”, I would assume it’s about eating right and staying in shape. In what area of the country do you live? I’m just curious as to whether this is a widespread “government type” survey or if it’s just your local school system. Thank you for bringing this up. I plan to do some sniffing around on this one.

God Bless
Giannawannabe

Catquilt this is worth a copy and paste:mad:

Blurring the lines between “gay” and straight…

How GLSEN Encourages Student Experimentation With Homosexuality

GLSEN, the Gay Lesbian and Straight Education Network, distributes a manual, “Tackling Gay Issues In School,” which outlines classroom lessons and staff development activities.Teachers throughout the country have consulted this material for lessons on tolerance, diversity, etc.

Amazingly, many of these lessons assume that students even in middle school could be “fluid” in their sexual feelings and behavior.

So, why does GLSEN claim that kids aren’t influenced by pro-homosexual school activities and material?

In this manual,there are numerous lessons which encourage or assume “fluid” sexual behavior and desires- that is, both heterosexual and homosexual practices, as one pleases. This is a contradiction of the concept of clear-cut “identities” - gay, lesbian,straight, bisexual, transgendered.

GLSEN also maintains that current trends toward support of homosexuality in schools could never cause more homosexual behavior among students.

Parents have nothing to worry about, GLSEN assures us. In fact, on page 189 of this manual, in discussing homosexual clubs, GLSEN says that exposure to pro-homosexual programs can’t “create” or encourage homosexuality:

“Contrary to the wholly unsubstantiated arguments of opponents, gay/straight alliances do not cause young people to become involved in sexual activity earlier than they otherwise would or to ‘choose’ a sexual orientation that would otherwise not be their orientation.”

It seems odd, then, that this same manual spends so much time on the “crossover” aspects of sexuality- from heterosexual activity to homosexual, or vice versa- and assuring kids that such a mixture of feelings is “normal.” In fact, in many places, students as young as middle school are encouraged to identify, examine and explore such feelings.

Let’s look at some of these lessons.

  1. Kinsey Scale. On pages 65-66, the infamous Kinsey Scale for sexuality is the subject of a lesson plan for high schoolers and up.

The scale, devised by the much-discredited Alfred Kinsey, has participants place themselves on a scale of 0 through 6 as to their degree of exclusively heterosexual feelings and behavior (0), exclusively homosexual (6), or anything in between.

As part of this lesson, additional “findings” from Kinsey’s now-disputed research are covered, including the claim that only 50% of the population were at “0”, that is, exclusively heterosexual. Also reported to the students in this lesson are statements like, “60% of all men had some type of homosexual relationship before age sixteen.”

  1. On page 59, the manual has a page of “myths” about sexuality for students as young as middle school. Here’s a “myth” according to this page:

“One homosexual experience as an adolescent will play a large part in determining whether a person will be homosexual as an adult.”

  1. On page 64, a lesson implies that it’s okay to fantasize about a “gay” person even if you think of yourself as a heterosexual. This is a lesson for middle school and older students.

  2. On page 63, in a lesson on terms like “sexual orientation,” the manual says, “A
    person’s sexual behavior can be different from his or her sexual orientation. For
    example, some lesbians and gay men may have sex with members of the opposite
    gender due to desire… [or other factors].”

  3. In a lesson on page 78 called “Bisexual Basics” for middle schoolers and older, the
    complexity of “sexual orientation” is discussed. The lesson states:

Con’t:mad:

“Each of us should have the freedom to explore our sexual orientation and find our own unique expression of lesbian, bisexual, gay, straight, or any combination of these.”

  1. On page 142, educators are given the following advice:

“When you begin a lesson in 9th grade health class about birth control, mention that kids who are abstaining may some day be glad they learned about this, and that those who are gay or lesbian may have a partner of the opposite sex at some point in their lives, too.”

  1. On page 80, GLSEN states, in a lesson for middle school and older:

“It is not yet known what specifically causes either heterosexuality or homosexuality.”

Conclusions:

  1. GLSEN, like most homosexual activist groups, talks out of both sides of its mouth.
  2. Homosexuality and bisexuality can be entered into by choice-and left by choice as well, and GLSEN fully understands this.
  3. There is every reason to believe that school support and graphic discussion of homosexuality will draw more children and teens into the behavior. The teaching activities recommended by GLSEN not only use this probability to further their radical agenda- but they seem to count on it happening, all the while they deny that this is a reality.
  4. Any school that cares about the long-term welfare of its students will exclude GLSEN from any involvement with students or staff, and reject implementation of any of its recommendations.

Source:

Tackling Gay Issues in School: A Resource Module edited by Leif Mitchell, co-sponsored by GLSEN, 1999, Planned Parenthood of Connecticut and Leif Mitchell.

GLSEN is an evil organization. It has emboldened teachers to teach all sorts of things in the classroom that the parents never know about or would think to ask their kids about.

Here’s an interesting article on a school in Massachusetts,

city-journal.org/html/13_2_queering_the_schools.html

At a high school in prosperous Newton, Massachusetts, it’s “To B GLAD Day”—or, less delicately, Transgender, Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian Awareness Day. An advocacy session for students and teachers features three self-styled transgendered individuals—a member of the senior class and two recent graduates. One of the transgenders, born female, announces that “he” had been taking hormones for 16 months. “Right now I am a 14-year-old boy going through puberty and a 55-year-old woman going through menopause,” she complains. “I am probably the moodiest person in the world.” A second panelist declares herself an “androgyne in between both genders of society.” She adds, “Gender is just a bunch of stereotypes from society, but I am completely personal, and my gender is fluid.”

CatQuilt

I read the article you recommended. How utterly disgusting. It almost makes me sick. Please. Would someone let me know who to contact to find out if this stuff is in my kids’ schools? I’m straddling the fence right now about sending my daughter to middle school. I’ve homeschooled before, but my husband is not supportive of it. He’s a public school teacher and does not see anything wrong with sending children to public schools as long as they’re from a good family and we teach them faith at home. We can’t afford the Catholic Schools in our area. I am relatively happy with the elementary level public school my kids attend right now, but I’m fearful about this thing in the upper grades. A few years ago I heard that there was a Gay/Straight Alliance Club at the High School. I can’t find anything on it now. We live in Southeastern Michigan. Thanks so much for this info.

God Bless
Giannawannabe

[quote=Giannawannabe]CatQuilt

I read the article you recommended. How utterly disgusting. It almost makes me sick. Please. Would someone let me know who to contact to find out if this stuff is in my kids’ schools? I’m straddling the fence right now about sending my daughter to middle school. I’ve homeschooled before, but my husband is not supportive of it. He’s a public school teacher and does not see anything wrong with sending children to public schools as long as they’re from a good family and we teach them faith at home. We can’t afford the Catholic Schools in our area. I am relatively happy with the elementary level public school my kids attend right now, but I’m fearful about this thing in the upper grades. A few years ago I heard that there was a Gay/Straight Alliance Club at the High School. I can’t find anything on it now. We live in Southeastern Michigan. Thanks so much for this info.

God Bless
Giannawannabe
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Each school is different. I would say you’re safer from this sort of thing in a red state than a blue state. I think Michigan leans kind of blue, i.e. liberal. For what it’s worth, we can’t assume that Catholic schools are safe either. All you can do is talk to the principal in a calm and rational way, discussing what kind of health classes or sex ed classes are given in the school. Check with your state’s Department of Education. Some states give you the right to have your child opt-out of these classes (of course Massachusetts doesn’t). Gaining in popularity is the type of abstinence sex ed…this should be abstinence only, not abstinence plus as that usually ends up being 95% plus and 5% abstinence. :slight_smile:

Also, here’s a good link on the work of Abstinence Clearinghouse…

abstinence.net/library/index.php

Is your husband of the same mind as you regarding sex ed and the homosexual agenda in schools? If he is, then perhaps he could make discreet inquiries as to the attitude of the principal and the teachers at the middle school.

Don’t worry! By staying vigilant, you all will survive!

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