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WA Schools to Teach Gender Identity Curriculum to Kindergarteners

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posted on Jun, 4 2016 @ 03:52 PM
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posted on Jun, 4 2016 @ 03:52 PM
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a reply to: kaylaluv

Are kids even thinking about gender at 5?

When does this even become an issue?



posted on Jun, 4 2016 @ 03:53 PM
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a reply to: kaylaluv

That's a fair response.

Thank You.



posted on Jun, 4 2016 @ 03:54 PM
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I totally understand teaching tolerance.. I get it I do...

But gender identity class for 5 year olds?

Absolutely not. Get a grip on yourselves people.


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posted on Jun, 4 2016 @ 03:59 PM
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Who would you hire?

A person who knows all the genders, cis and trans?

Or someone who could do long division without a calculator and who spoke English and could even compose it correctly?



posted on Jun, 4 2016 @ 04:00 PM
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a reply to: onequestion

Yes. They are.

Boys have a peepee.....farting is absolutely hilarious....
five year olds are fascinated by poop and dingalings and butt-cracks.....



Big fat gross dick butt-hole poop!!!


HAHA!!!
Hilarious!!!

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posted on Jun, 4 2016 @ 04:01 PM
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What do you mean are they thinking about gender? You don't think a 5-year-old knows what a boy is and what a girl is?

The learning starts slowly. My daughter was taught general, simple things early on, which got more specific as she got older and her ability to understand became more complex.



posted on Jun, 4 2016 @ 04:01 PM
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Who would you hire?

A person who knows all the genders, cis and trans?

Or someone who could do long division without a calculator and who spoke English and could even compose it correctly?


So what are you saying ?

The human brain isn't capable of learning both ?



posted on Jun, 4 2016 @ 04:02 PM
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originally posted by: onequestion

... and leave the rest to the parents.


Well, that's a damn scary thought because parents are going to teach with their own half-assed information and prejudices. Why do you think sex-ed has been taught in schools even since I was a kid in the 60's? Because parents are notoriously horrible about it. Who here hasn't taken a "health" class? Is that why you're straight? I would have loved if gender diversity had been explained to grade schoolers. It sure as hell would have made my young life less of a spectacle.

Oh? Asian families? You really think there aren't Asian transgender youth? Sheesh! You do realize that the weight of scientific research points to being transgender as being biological in nature? It doesn't care what race you are, what religion you are, your economic status or political beliefs or cultural norms. Would you be able to teach your children about these things without your own biases and misunderstandings? I hardly think so.


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posted on Jun, 4 2016 @ 04:02 PM
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No.

5 year olds should be learning how to count and read and potentially be problem solving not getting their heads filled with how many different kinds of gender exist and way.

Complete and utter BS.



posted on Jun, 4 2016 @ 04:03 PM
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posted on Jun, 4 2016 @ 04:03 PM
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It IS possible to multi-task. You can know more than one thing at a time. It makes one a well-rounded person.



posted on Jun, 4 2016 @ 04:04 PM
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originally posted by: kaylaluv
a reply to: DBCowboy

It IS possible to multi-task. You can know more than one thing at a time. It makes one a well-rounded person.


Absolutely, but schools cannot even teach the basics well.



posted on Jun, 4 2016 @ 04:04 PM
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So your going to sit here and tell me that parents are incapable of raising their children and the state should totally take over?

Nope, another absolutely not.

I prefer raising my kids with good values like over coming obstacles, how to compete in a positive manner, accountability, extreme ownership of your actions and emotions, self defense and discipline.

None of which are being taught in the school system.

The modern approach to schooling in America has turned out to be a complete failure. Even the Ivy league colleges are producing educated idiots.

Less government, less indoctrination is the answer.
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posted on Jun, 4 2016 @ 04:05 PM
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I think they can handle lots of information. Their minds are sponges at that age.



posted on Jun, 4 2016 @ 04:05 PM
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originally posted by: CranialSponge
a reply to: DBCowboy



Who would you hire?

A person who knows all the genders, cis and trans?

Or someone who could do long division without a calculator and who spoke English and could even compose it correctly?


So what are you saying ?

The human brain isn't capable of learning both ?


Not at all.

I'm saying our school systems cannot even teach!



posted on Jun, 4 2016 @ 04:06 PM
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So teach them tolerance but singling out gender studies to pander to .00001% of the population?

Hell no.



posted on Jun, 4 2016 @ 04:10 PM
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I'm saying our school systems cannot even teach!


Correction:

Some school systems, not all school systems.

And if your particular school system isn't working (wherever it is you're living), then perhaps it's time to reconfigure said school system so that it does work ?

And if your representatives aren't listening to the demands of their constituents... then perhaps its time to invest in a can of gasoline and a couple of matchsticks ?



posted on Jun, 4 2016 @ 04:11 PM
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originally posted by: onequestion
a reply to: kaylaluv

Are kids even thinking about gender at 5?

When does this even become an issue?



YES! Children do think about gender at 5 and transgender kids are particularly self-aware of their differences and have a certain mature understanding of it that obviously some adults still don't have. Read a book on the childhood development of gender awareness and identity. By 5, it is usually solidly established and fixed. Did you know you were a boy at 5? Could ANYTHING have convinced you otherwise?



posted on Jun, 4 2016 @ 04:14 PM
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YES! Children do think about gender at 5 and transgender kids are particularly self-aware of their differences and have a certain mature understanding of it that obviously some adults still don't have.


Complete BS. Five year old kids are just barely learning how to count. Men don't even mature until their late 20's and your going to sit and try and convince me that five years have a comprehensive understanding of what gender they are and know more than most adults?

Give me a break, get real with yourself.

I've never heard of a transgender kid in my life until this year.
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