This is my opinion on those public comments specifically regarding LGBT that can be viewed HERE.
There were, I believe, 26 listed speakers for the public comment period, although several were no-shows. The vast majority were there to speak about gun control and the planned student walk-outs in support of gun control. Maybe a quarter of them were there to speak about LGBT issues.
It appears to be the same people nearly every 2nd Tuesday, organized by a community group called Equality Loudoun. I inadvertently sat right among them, although I do not know how many noticed my t-shirt:
I’m not interested in doxxing citizens who are simply expressing their opinions publicly, especially when some of them are minors. But it is clear to me that a number of the adults in this group are connected to LGBT activists in Fairfax County including several FCSB FLECAC voting members. And a number of these Fairfax activists (and perhaps also some Loudoun activists) are connected to LGBT activists within the Virginia House of Delegates. The end goals of LGBT activism are the same regardless of what county you are looking at:
- provide special protections for sexuality AND gender identity (you will never see one without the other), which then leads to:
- changing family life education (FLE) curriculum to teach LGBT/intersectional feminist ideology and obscenity to minors under the legal age of consent for sexual activity
- opening up female spaces, positions, & sports to transgender and/or “nonbinary” males
- criminalizing speech that violates LGBT/intersectional feminist ideology (ie “misgendering”)
One of the speakers, the woman in charge of Equality Loudoun’s Facebook page, reiterated their tactics which were already touched upon in this post (see the Dear Colleague letter in particular). Their tactic is to argue that sexual orientation (I prefer the term sexuality) and gender identity are integral aspects of biological sex, and therefore should be protected under sex discrimination laws. The Equality Loudoun speaker said:
Earlier this month, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that it is illegal for employers to discriminate against transgender workers under the Title 7 of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. In April of 2017, we saw the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that LGBT employees are protected under the Civil Rights Act. This ruling came a few weeks after the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta ruled that Title 7 does not bar discrimination based on sexual orientation. Are you confused yet?
This is why we need policies that clearly state that sexual orientation and gender identity are included in nondiscrimination policies. Thanks to the Rice University study we know that including this language in a policy has a significant positive impact on how LGBT people are treated in the workplace.
Since you will not add gender identity or sexual orientation to the nondiscrimination policy, please release a statement stating that LGBTQ people are included in this policy under the term sex. I wish that every LGBTQ person in Loudoun felt comfortable and supported to live their authentic life free from worry or threat from losing their job. A recent study shows that children who live openly as transgender and have supportive families are no more anxious or depressed than other children. Let’s encourage people to love themselves and be themselves.
Well, that’s rich. What is transgender identity but a pathological self-loathing of one’s own biological sex that often involves mutilating pharmaceuticals and surgical procedures in order to make one’s body conform to some sort of simulacrum of the opposite sex? Anyway, she continues:
To LCPS students and staff, please feel free to wear a rainbow ribbon if you want. I have been assured that there will no negative repercussions for such displays.
So, this snarky comment reveals the speaker’s lack of charity for heterosexual people, particularly those in places of authority in the LCPS system. She is implying that without special written protections, heterosexual administrators, teachers & students will harass and discriminate against sexual minorities…by virtue of being heterosexual. Did you catch that? Being heterosexual makes one more likely to harass and discriminate against people. That sounds almost…bigoted.
And now she reveals the truth: this is an IDEOLOGY to her–sexuality & sexual expression are no different than a religious faith.
For a person to be punished for wearing a sign of LGBT pride would be akin to someone being persecuted for wearing a cross.
Yup, sticking your ____ in or around someone else’s digestive system is totes the same as worshipping Jesus Christ. Gauntlet thrown.
If you experience discrimination or hear hateful language being used–
Stop. There’s a big difference between being discriminated against and “hearing hateful language.” Never mind that “hate” is rather amorphous and relies on judging someone’s psyche and intentions, but discrimination is an ACT whereas language is speech. It’s already illegal to harass someone. But you can’t police speech that doesn’t violate the law.
–please file a report with the school principle and email LCSB@LCPS.org about the incident. If you experience discrimination in the workplace because you are LGBT, please contact Philip Thompson, chair of the NAACP in Loudoun County.
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People?
LGBT = colored now?
Are conservative black people aware of this development?
To the LGBT community, just ignore all the statistics I previously mentioned about LGBT people being the target of hate crimes and murder. Be brave, trust in the goodness of people, and live your life. [End]
Her statistics, which I did not transcribe, referred to the murders of gay and transgender people, which revealed that they are actually LESS LIKELY to be killed than the general population. (Math is hard.) But, hey, never let a murder go to waste, amiright? Use it to push your political agenda whenever and wherever you can.
Look, sexuality (including sexual orientation) is a PSYCHOLOGICAL thing. It isn’t something one is conceived with, such as genotype, or something expressed in utero such as phenotype. According to Fairfax County’s family life education curriculum, as read out loud by Jim Zanotti:
Instruction will include that individuals are sexual beings from birth to death and that sexuality evolves from infancy to old age.
First off, babies aren’t sexual beings–they don’t have a sexuality. (What’d I tell you–these FLECAC Lefties are perverts.) Babies are sexed beings: male or female. I would have thought these people threw off Freud as outdated and homophobic, and yet here they are talking about babies having a sexuality.
And why should something that evolves over time (such as personality, character, skills, and, yes, sexual orientation) be a specially-protected class? There are no special protections for introverts despite the fact that they are, generally speaking, less economically successful than extroverts, and they have a more difficult time with social situations.
It is not the place of the local school board to create special protected classes. Period. End of story. Those activists who are trying to manipulate and pressure school board supervisors to create new protected classes are trying to circumvent the legislative process that is responsible for creating protected classes within the state of Virginia. And they do this in an attempt to change family life education curriculum, open up female spaces to males, and criminalize speech.