School describes lesbians as non-men attracted to non-men

(79 Posts)
ChristinaXYZ Fri 25-Jun-21 17:18:16

I don't know how someone can sit a keyboard and write this stuff and not realise how flippin awful it sounds

twitter.com/STILLTish/status/1408444255769595907

The school is Colston School - he whose statue ended up in the river at Bristol. @colstonsschool Maybe the wokeness is over compensation for name embarrassment. I don't agree with knee jerk name changes but I can see if the management are under the spotlight for Colston it might be a factor in the over-reach here. A reason not an excuse mind you.

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Aroundtheworldin80moves Fri 25-Jun-21 17:22:01

And Gay as non-women attracted to non women.

Bisexuality... attracted to more than one gender, but not all genders... I thought bisexuality was about attracted to both (2) sexes? Or have I missed something?

AfternoonToffee Fri 25-Jun-21 17:24:22

This is where you end up when you start messing with words, absolute nonsense. (Literacy speaking)

DolphinFC Fri 25-Jun-21 17:25:33

Not saying you're wrong but could post a link to where the school is saying that.

The post the school put up defines lesbians as:

Women loving women.

bonfireheart Fri 25-Jun-21 17:26:28

Man = non-woman
Woman = non-man

So
Man = non-woman Man
Woman = non-man Woman

bonfireheart Fri 25-Jun-21 17:26:59

@DolphinFC read the tweet pic

Aroundtheworldin80moves Fri 25-Jun-21 17:27:21

DolphinFC

Not saying you're wrong but could post a link to where the school is saying that.

The post the school put up defines lesbians as:

Women loving women.

Picture of the flags.

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DolphinFC Fri 25-Jun-21 17:29:00

Just spotted it.

It's after the definition I gave and follows the same pattern as all the others so there is no issue.

Comedycook Fri 25-Jun-21 17:29:59

Non men.... if only there was a word for that hmm

334bu Fri 25-Jun-21 17:31:44

Here is a screenshot

mollythemeerkat Fri 25-Jun-21 17:31:58

The Green Party went with "non-men" for a while but think thats been changed after women objected.

334bu Fri 25-Jun-21 17:33:07

Gay men are non women as well.

TheWeeDonkey Fri 25-Jun-21 17:36:53

There's another thread on here a KS1 teacher of ASD children who is trying to get material to teach her children the differences between men and women. How does this language help children like that?

334bu Fri 25-Jun-21 17:37:04

mobile.twitter.com/colstonsschool/status/1408375982927400964
School's Twitter account

Twilow Fri 25-Jun-21 17:37:27

Fuck's sakes. Non women, non men?! What a fucking weird way to say something.

bonfireheart Fri 25-Jun-21 17:39:54

Saying non means that they cancel each other out

Red = not green
Green = not red
So what are they?!

viques Fri 25-Jun-21 17:42:18

“Whose gender lays outside”?

I think you need to have a word with the English department. Not only is the school ridiculously woke but is also massacring the English language.

ZenNudist Fri 25-Jun-21 17:48:22

Cat = not a dog

EndoplasmicReticulum Fri 25-Jun-21 17:59:39

Their flag for "intersex"says
"Symbolises those who's bodies don't align biologically with male or female. Some people can have both sets of genitalia or various combinations of chromosomes".

Grammar mistake is theirs not mine, as is the inaccurate and offensive description.

viques Fri 25-Jun-21 18:15:36

EndoplasmicReticulum

Their flag for "intersex"says
"Symbolises those who's bodies don't align biologically with male or female. Some people can have both sets of genitalia or various combinations of chromosomes".

Grammar mistake is theirs not mine, as is the inaccurate and offensive description.

I don’t think that chromosome information is accurate either. As far as I know when they have examined the dna of people with DSD it appears that it is nearly always either XX or XY, not mixed. Even in the very rare cases of XXY , or X people the presence or absence of the Y chromosome defines their sex.

Mintjulia Fri 25-Jun-21 18:24:50

No wonder children are depressed and confused.

I'm so glad our school doesn't get involved in this nonsense.

SmugglersHaunt Fri 25-Jun-21 18:32:22

So ridiculous! You can’t define something as ‘non-‘ without defining what it is not. And from a school for shame!

somethinginoffensive Fri 25-Jun-21 18:38:44

DolphinFC

Just spotted it.

It's after the definition I gave and follows the same pattern as all the others so there is no issue.


So it's not important if a school teaches nonsense provided they teach consistent nonsense. Is that what you meant?

334bu Fri 25-Jun-21 18:44:58

That's an appalling description of people with DSD.

CharlieParley Fri 25-Jun-21 19:01:18

Gay and lesbian flags are predictably colour-coded in the worst stereotypical way. Pink for lesbians, blue for gay men.

I don't know about the gay flag, but that supposed lesbian flag was dreamt up a mere three years ago as a trans-inclusive adaptation of an earlier, purely pink stripes flag (aka the Lipstick Lesbian flag) from 2018, meant to represent feminine lesbians. Which didn't really find much acceptance.

The original lesbian flag is from 1999 and purple with a labrys. It was widely adopted by lesbian feminists.

So, there's no universally agreed upon or accepted lesbian flag. But of course the school goes for the newest and least known one...

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