DISCLAIMER: this post is not about judging people's sexual orientation - which I have no problem with, being one way or the other, or a third or fourth one. This post is about what I think, as a mother, is the best for the safety of my son, should he attend a public school in the near future. What on earth happened to the old "Mother knows best" and this administration?!
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Four days ago, a spooky story started popping out on my Twitter list and some of the blogs I read on a daily basis. And I - being English my second language - even had to go to a good old dictionary to find out was "fisting" is. Brace yourself, parents with common sense out there. This is not looking good.
Personally, I can't help to feel repulsion and wanting to through up at the mere thought that, at some point in the future, my son could be a student in of these conferences.
It is not a matter of being more pure, saint and cast that anybody else, it is a matter of common sense because, at end, conferences like this teach nothing about respecting other people's sexual preferences!
I work training health care professionals about being sensitive towards people from other cultures or social / religious groups. Being a Cuban born (and made in the USA) Latina, I know a thing or two about cultural differences. And I professionally strive to do my job in a way that people who come to us feel welcomed, no matter their background. After all, we're all Americans, who have agreed to live in the best country of the world, right?
But this is something completely different, sick and twisted.
Meet Kevin Jennings, Obama's finger - or should I say fist?- appointed "Safe Schools" Czar, under the Department of Education. Back in 1997, this individual founded the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN). Acording to Jim Hoft, from Big Government, last Friday Scott Baker from Breitbart.TV and Co-Host of ‘The B-Cast‘ submitted a shocking report on Obama’s Safe Schools Czar Kevin Jennings. This report was also posted at Gateway Pundit blog.
It seems that GLSEN, Jenning's organization sponsored a yought conference in Tuft University, back in March 2000, where high school students were explicitly tought how to engage in a sexual practice called "fisting". They were even giving kits to do it, and there are undercover transcripts and videos of the "educational session". (Planned Parenthood of Massachusetts distributed kits for fisting and oral sex. They contained a single plastic glove, a package of K-Y lubricant and instructions on how to make a “dental dam” out of the material.) More on the sordid audiotapes at Mass Resistance.
And just a tiny detail; the instructors at this conference were Massachissets state employees.
Not that being enough, Jenning's same organization put together and promoted a list of books, both in English and Spanish, (GLSEN BookLink) to promote awareness and diversity in public schools that is way beyond the goal of teaching sensitivity and awareness of other people's sexual preferences:
GLSEN, by the way, also sponsored "Santa is coming out", a play where Santa comes out of the closet and declares his love to Mr Geppetto. Michelle Malkin also posted a list of GLSEN sponsors. Sadly, Eastman Kodak, which has a plant nearby my house, is included in the list and is standing by its decision. (I can't help to wonder what parents on their right mind, working at Kodak, would thing about it)."Book after book after book contained stories and anecdotes that weren’t merely X-rated and pornographic, but which featured explicit descriptions of sex acts between pre-schoolers; stories that seemed to promote and recommend child-adult sexual relationships; stories of public masturbation, anal sex in restrooms, affairs between students and teachers, five-year-olds playing sex games, semen flying through the air. One memoir even praised becoming a prostitute as a way to increase one’s self-esteem. Above all, the books seemed to have less to do with promoting tolerance than with an unabashed attempt to indoctrinate students into a hyper-sexualized worldview."
Now, I am just a working Mom over here, that would do anything to ensure the safety of her child. For some people, that might be seen as being a slow-learner, not-cool, intransigent and even raaaacist mother.
Therefore, I need to be enlightened:
If we legally prosecute the scumbags that lure our children into child pornography, why this guy and its accolades are not in court, right now? A resignation could be a good starting point.
Going back to Hoft closing question is a must: do you feel safe now?