The nasty truth about Hypocrisy Week

Jul 12, 2018 by

by Chris McGovern, The Conservative Woman:

Schools across the country have just finished celebrating Diversity Week. How was it, I wonder, for your children or grandchildren?

Initiated in 2016 by Just Like Us, ‘the charity for LGBT+ young people’, the event aims to ‘empower schools across the UK to tackle homophobia, biphobia and transphobia’. It has the full backing of government. This year the prime minister, Theresa May, gave it her personal support:

We all do better and our whole country is enriched when we are free to be ourselves.

How right she appears to be, and how morally virtuous! If her Christian upbringing and background have taught her anything, it is that we should treat others the way we would wish to be treated. This is, indeed, the ‘golden rule’ of most religious belief.

It is also at the heart of the so-called British Values agenda that, these days, schools are required to promote. Ever keen to ensure that teachers are on message, the Just Like Us charity has been encouraging schools to invite its ‘professionally trained ambassadors’ into classrooms as it busies itself promoting support materials. Its PowerPoint presentation is especially persuasive and provides a host of activities to engage and to persuade children.

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