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‘This gender crap needs to just stop,’ mom
says after father-daughter dance postponed

McClatchy News, by Josh Magness

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 2/7/2018 3:23:54 PM

This Friday was supposed to be a father-daughter dance for elementary school students in Staten Island, New York. But now that dance had been postponed because of concerns that it would violate the state’s new gender guidelines that aim to create a more inclusive space for transgender people, according to the New York Post. “Gender-based policies, rules, and practices can have the effect of marginalizing, stigmatizing, stereotyping and excluding students, whether or not they are transgender or gender nonconforming,” read the guidelines from the New York City Department of Education. “For these reasons, schools should review such policies, rules and

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It boils down to liberals always wanting to throw a stink-bomb on any nice tradition.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Emmajustin, 2/7/2018 3:31:00 PM     (No. 11536626)

Indeed. This gender crp is hurting our society.
Boys are boys and girls are girls.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: fayebeck, 2/7/2018 3:32:33 PM     (No. 11536630)

OK folks, next school board election throw the entire board out and vett the candidates who are the most conservative and elect them. But you won´t.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: horacer, 2/7/2018 3:43:05 PM     (No. 11536644)

Young students are not trans or gender non-conforming. It´s a stupid notion put into their heads by adults. Stop it!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: qwerty, 2/7/2018 3:48:14 PM     (No. 11536653)

As I´ve said before, this Friday all Fathers take their daughter out to a nice restaurant and every one of them go to the same place.

Then dare the school board to say something

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Reply 5 - Posted by: web, 2/7/2018 4:38:34 PM     (No. 11536693)

vive la différence

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Jobe, 2/7/2018 4:59:48 PM     (No. 11536707)

When you hand over power to nincompoops, nutwads, and whack jobs, this kind of behavior is what you can expect.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: jalo1951, 2/7/2018 5:30:20 PM     (No. 11536729)

There already is a pronoun for those who do not identify male or female. It is called "it". He, she, it. Got it? Good.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: wilarrbie, 2/7/2018 5:43:02 PM     (No. 11536735)

Honoring the special bond between a loving parent and child is trumped because of immature, undeveloped, crybabies with no problem solving skills feel left out. I´m not talking about the kids. For the pc/sjw crowd, the remaining vestiges of ´fathers´ and fatherhood must be stomped out at any cost.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: bad-hair, 2/7/2018 5:47:14 PM     (No. 11536737)

In New York ??? How many daughters are there that don´t even know who their father is??? Or vice versa. Gender identity or otherwise, get your schoolboard heads out of your schoolboard donkeys and let those who do have some fun with their family.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: jimincalif, 2/7/2018 5:49:33 PM     (No. 11536740)

These gender-benders are really DNA science deniers.

Yet these same people will defend their climate-change faith as "settled science".

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Folsomguy, 2/7/2018 6:12:42 PM     (No. 11536759)

#1 and always the twain shall meet...

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Reply 12 - Posted by: dvc, 2/7/2018 6:21:06 PM     (No. 11536774)

Dems, massively overplaying this hand.

99.9% of people know without even thinking about it whether they are a male or female, and have since they were very young. I have no particular animosity towards those who are confused, but I also do not think that the whole rest of the world needs to adjust everything to please a tiny, tiny minority of oddball people with a problem. And we don´t particularly need to harm them with laws, but we also don´t need to get crazy ruining life for everyone else because there MIGHT BE some sort of hurt feelings, or they may feel "out of the mainstream". Those feelings happen because they ARE out of the mainstream.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: saguni, 2/7/2018 6:41:29 PM     (No. 11536799)

And "gender" is never assigned...it is recognised by the physical appearance of the baby´s body.

Is there no one at the school with the common sense (I know, it isn´t that common anymore) to simply call the dance a "Parent-Child Dance?"

Then, I guess someone would complain that leaves out all the orphans, we wouldn´t want to hurt their feelings, now would we??

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Reply 14 - Posted by: K620, 2/7/2018 7:12:03 PM     (No. 11536822)

Let me go off the reservation. I think the school is wise not to hold a father-daughter dance. Not all of the elementary school girls have fathers who could escort them to the dance -- maybe the girl´s mom and dad have divorced and dad is no longer around (or available thanks to the court-ordered custody/visitation agreement), maybe dad is in jail, maybe dad died. Point is, some girls will be hurt mightily because they do not have a father to take them to the dance. A school should not to be a partner to this pain. There can still be father-daughter dances, at church or the Elks Club or the Knights of Columbus or even at a town rec event. Let´s not confuse intrusions (like transgendered in your girl´s locker room) with forbearance. Not holding this dance at a public school is a matter or sensitivity, of what used to be called good manners. I cannot imagine a single LDotter being pleased with the thought of even one ten or twelve year old girl sitting home crying. Have we become so polarized that we yell out "Dilly, Dilly!" without even thinking. This, IMO, was not only not the end of the earth, it was maybe even a good, kind, and appropriate move by the school.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: JediJerry, 2/7/2018 7:25:35 PM     (No. 11536836)

So these gender confused little darlings make up less that 1/10 of 1% of the population and we roll over traditions so as not to hurt their little feelings and confuse them even more? I say they parents should organize their own Father Daughter Gala at a local country club or high end facility and ask for businesses to sponsor the event. It would be soooo big! In your face fools!

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Reply 16 - Posted by: PAdiva, 2/7/2018 10:05:37 PM     (No. 11536950)

As a single person(and a widow), I often feel marginalized. So much of society is geared to couples. I squawk when necessary.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 2/8/2018 12:40:56 AM     (No. 11537043)

#14 and #16 Make valid points. Sometimes it looks like everybody comes off the ark in pairs.

What if schools just taught the basics so kids could get a real education without all of the extras?

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