posted on Jun, 15 2013 @ 06:12 PM
Originally posted by esdad71
reply to post by Benevolent Heretic
So whose decision is it to label someone as gay outside of school and what are the qualifications? Who writes that law. Who is the judge of that. It
is easy to say how something will be or hope it that way but in the real world it does not always work as planned.
I think you will find that no-one gives
anyone the label of gay. A gay person voluntarily identifies as being so. It's what we call coming
*Edit* I am not impying a person voluntarily chooses to be gay in this statement. I am implying that a person chooses to reveal their sexuality on a
voluntary basis because one cannot tell a person is gay by simply looking at them in most cases*
The assumption here is that we take the person on their word based on the idea that very few if any non gay people are going to fake being gay for a
right they already have.
AB 1266 states that public schools cannot discriminate in any way concerning the sex of the student. Both sexes are to have equal access to all
offered courses, counseling and athletics.
...and use facilities consistent with his or her gender identity, irrespective of the gender listed on the pupil’s records
Does not matter what is listed on a pupils records. Teachers do not watch kids now, you think they will police this? What seems like a good idea will
lead to more bullying and, hopefully not, rape. You are 'making' kids who may not want to or be ready to come out do just that. Again ,who the hell is
the government to tell someone what they MUST do? Furthermore, if a child says they are and you question it, under this, it is discrimination,
No, no, NO. You are showing a clear misunderstanding of sexuality here. Some
boys are very effeminate all their lives and some
are extremely tomboy like all their lives. These people are instantly labelled as gay by their peers. Some will own it (and kudos to them for their
bravery) and others will be crushed by the bullying and harassment they receive because of it. However, there are a large number of gay people who are
completely invisible - the Highschool football team captain and the Prom queen types. These people are very fortunate as they get to decide themselves
if when and how they come out.
As one poster noted, there are sickos in the school system. I had a middle school soccer coach who had 'parties' at his house. I was never allowed to
go as a kid and did not know why. Turns out he had been molesting a 'pair' of brothers and sisters since they were in 3rd grade.
You are talking pedophilia, not homosexuality here. The children who are victims of this despicable crime are by far the most in need of help and
protection from the purveyors of such crimes.
This may be protecting those your care about but it is opening other doors that you do not care about because of an agenda. Maybe if people who were
gay just asked for the same rights as they did years ago and not special privilege I could compare it to the Rosa Parks analogy.
What 'special' rights are we asking for when we ask to not be thrown out of a shop because we ask to buy a wedding cake? What special rights are we
asking for when we ask for legal recognition of our loving relationships? What special rights are we asking for when we try and protect the young from
bullying and harassment?
edit on 15-6-2013 by markosity1973 because: (no reason given)