posted on Mar, 2 2006 @ 05:45 PM
I generally only have two problems with the origonal article, and I realise as said above it's from last year.
The first being that it seems to want people whom are gay to come out, which in my opinion is something that the person has to decide on, not be
The second is that it says the thing about Atheists, how does being an atheist have to do with teaching about homosexuality to little kids.
Personally I have no problem with elementary school kids being taught this, realistically kids start learning about sex, from many different sources,
at about 8.
I myself have known about sex and procreation since before I can remember.
And alot of people my age have known about it just as long.
In the elementary school I went to, they had a mandatory thing thing near the end of the school year for all 5th graders, they split us up, girls in
one room(s) boys in another, and we watched a video about puberty and sex, and basically about growing up, after that the teacher and this other
person, answered questions and explained more about it, and it was'nt focused just on the aspect of sex, but more on the body changing.
Anyways, my opinion, kids should be taught about sex and puberty and stuff in third or fourth grade, and taught about sexual orientation, and how to
accept people in 5th grade.
If I ever have a child/children, I'll teach them about sex and puberty when they turn 8, and throughout there childhood teach them acceptance of
Oh, and yeah, technically I am gay, but it does'nt mean I wont someday have a child.
(Though I never want to.)