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Old April 21st, 2011, 06:21 AM   #1
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http://www.pfaw.org/rww-in-focus/big...es-and-dangero





Just in the past month, numerous stories have emerged about the harassment gay and gay-perceived youth face every day at schools. A North Carolina girl who was president of her school’s Gay-Straight Alliance club was physically attacked by a fellow student, and the school failed to conduct a serious investigation; a gay Wisconsin teenager encountered death threats but received no support from his school or law enforcement; a gay Florida student’s teacher openly mocked and criticized his sexual orientation in class; and a California teacher “drew an ‘S’ on a student’s hand and repeatedly referred to the student, who was wearing a T-shirt that read ‘Gay is Good,’ as a sinner throughout class.”



But Religious Right groups demand that schools deliberately ignore the harassment of gay and gay-perceived students, and believe schools should pay no attention to anti-gay bullying when formulating bullying reduction plans. This resistance to building an amicable and nonthreatening environment for LGBT youth in schools has its origins in right-wing conspiracies about the gay community and the education system.



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Old April 21st, 2011, 06:59 AM   #2
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It just makes me wonder how these people sleep at night. Its pathetic. Don't they have any hobbies?
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Old April 21st, 2011, 08:16 AM   #3
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It just makes me wonder how these people sleep at night. Its pathetic. Don't they have any hobbies?




I agree.



Don't these supposed homosexuals have anything worthwhile going on in their lives?



Why do they have to harass their schoolmates by constantly forcing their homosexuality down other people's throats?



this story is just more evidence of the slippery slope
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This sentence from the conclusion of the article says it all:

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The Religious Right’s staunch opposition to comprehensive anti-bullying programs is symptomatic of the movement’s opposition to any recognition of the rights and dignity of LGBT people.
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This sentence from the conclusion of the article says it all:



The Religious Right’s staunch opposition to comprehensive anti-bullying programs is symptomatic of the movement’s opposition to any recognition of the rights and dignity of LGBT people.




Except that the story comes from People For the American Way, a bigoted, left-wing, pro-homosexual outfit that doesn't even pretend to be fair and balanced



They have their own version of America:




"Our America respects diversity, nurtures creativity and combats hatred and bigotry."





Of course they stop short of defining their version of hatred and bigotry, but I think we can easily work that out

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Old April 24th, 2011, 07:17 AM   #6
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These people need a hobby. Kite flying, Stamp collecting. Do something. I mean Christ. Why must they spend all their time yammering on about gays? Just on and on and on. What have gays done that has been so terrible, so awful, so evil, that they need to spend (Read: waste) so much time, and so much money on denying gays the equal rights and protections that they would gladly give to heterosexuals? I mean good lord.



So, teachers and students can harass, physically and verbally, GLBT students? Is it open season now? I mean of course, that is a hyperbole, but come on. What do they stand to lose by allowing anti-anti-gay bullying legislation?



Gay kids are many times more likely to commit suicide than their straight counterparts because of verbal and physical attacks like this from students, loved ones, and having the teachers participate, or completely ignore their problem only expounds on the problem, it doesn't fix it.
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These people need a hobby. Kite flying, Stamp collecting. Do something. I mean Christ. Why must they spend all their time yammering on about gays? Just on and on and on. What have gays done that has been so terrible, so awful, so evil, that they need to spend (Read: waste) so much time, and so much money on denying gays the equal rights and protections that they would gladly give to heterosexuals? I mean good lord.



So, teachers and students can harass, physically and verbally, GLBT students? Is it open season now? I mean of course, that is a hyperbole, but come on. What do they stand to lose by allowing anti-anti-gay bullying legislation?



Gay kids are many times more likely to commit suicide than their straight counterparts because of verbal and physical attacks like this from students, loved ones, and having the teachers participate, or completely ignore their problem only expounds on the problem, it doesn't fix it.


Speaking of hobbies don't these kids have any better way to spend their spare time than forming a "Gay-Straight Alliance club"??



Meanwhile in CA homosexual lobbyists are trying to force homosexual propaganda into the school curriculum and have a Harvey Milk public holiday!!



Why on earth should normal people sit idly by and alllow homosexuals to pursue their agenda and their desparate pleas for acceptance go unchallenged?



Homosexuals have all the same rights as normal people and in some cases have more legal protections than, say, sports fans.
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It just makes me wonder how these people sleep at night. Its pathetic. Don't they have any hobbies?




*** Yes. Hate, discrimination, bigotry, just to name a few.
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