When the Ideologues Come for the Kids

Oct 21, 2019 by

by Andrew Sullivan, Intelligencer: Like any religion, wokeness understands the need to convert children. The old Jesuit motto (sometimes attributed to Voltaire) was, after all, “Give me the child for the first seven years and I will give you the man.” And so I was moved but not particularly surprised by George Packer’s tale of a progressive school banishing separate restrooms for boys and girls because this reinforces the gender binary. The school did not inform parents of this, of course:...

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LGBT lessons in schools: the Rev Lynda Rose on why more Christian parents need to take a stand

Oct 19, 2019 by

from Christian Today: The teaching of LGBT relationships in schools has triggered heated protests outside schools in Birmingham, largely by members of the Muslim community. While they may not have made the national headlines, many Christian parents are just as concerned about what is being taught to their children in schools under the guise of equality and ‘British values’. These concerns have only been heightened by the new compulsory Relationships and Sex Education curriculum...

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Parents can’t count on politicians to fight gender ideology. Time to take action

Oct 19, 2019 by

by Jonathon Van Maren, LifeSite: As the sexual revolution approaches total victory in the West, the latest battleground in the culture wars has begun to centre on the colonization of childhood. In the last few years, there has been a tremendous effort on the part of the LGBT movement and their allies in politics, the media, and the entertainment industry to begin introducing the tenets of their ideology to children at younger and younger ages. Those who oppose this, it almost goes without...

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From ‘The Second Sex’ to a mother called Fred

Oct 14, 2019 by

by Mary Kenny, MercatorNet: How feminism disrupted motherhood and made it a choice for ‘men’. Recently, I wrote a short piece about a young person in the seaside town where I reside in Kent in England, Deal, near Dover. I had known the young person locally as Jess. She was a clever young woman with a degree in Arabic. Then we heard that Jess had transitioned from female to male, and become Fred. Subsequently, Fred halted the transitional process temporarily to become pregnant, conceive a baby...

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Christian school governor fears sack for questioning LGBT reading list and pride month

Oct 13, 2019 by

by Sian Griffiths, Sunday Times: A Christian school governor with decades of service has been suspended after saying that she would not have wanted her two sons to read books with LGBT themes. Maureen Griffith, 73, who worked as an NHS nurse for 40 years, was a governor at Alperton Community School in Brent, northwest London, for more than 20 years. In May she received a letter telling her that she had been suspended from the governing body after two complaints alleging that she had made...

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How motherhood put an end to my liberalism

Oct 10, 2019 by

by Mary Harrington, UnHerd: I was raised to believe all the usual liberal things about men and women. How humans are all broadly the same apart from differently shaped genitals and some socialisation; how sexist stereotypes alone are what hold women back in the workplace; how success in the workplace and the world at large is what men and women, to equal degrees, do (and should) aspire to. How parenthood, not motherhood, should have equal impact on both parents; how having a child would be a...

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