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Telegraph: Scotland: Pupils told if you don't know who you fancy you're Queer

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Queenofscones · 24/03/2023 09:33

And there are three sexes... Being taught in a highly-regarded Edinburgh school. Archive link here:

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BernardBlacksMolluscs · 24/03/2023 09:43

Teaching materials at Boroughmuir High School, Edinburgh’s top state school, also claim that there are three biological sexes

Jesus christ

the quote from a parent in that article is <chef’s kiss>


Queenofscones · 24/03/2023 09:52

A separate <a class="break-all" href="" rel="nofollow noindex" target="_blank">“gender neutral language guide” prepared for staff at another Scottish school, Wick High in Caithness, tells staff not to use terms such as mother, brother or sister to avoid upsetting pupils who identify as trans.

Children treated like hand grenades: don't upset them with the truth in case they explode with upsetting feelings. Do whole schools remove the words 'run', 'throw', 'walk upstairs', 'play sport', 'jump', 'hop' (and on ad infinitum) in case they upset the disabled child in the wheelchair or using crutches? Why are trans children more precious and in need of greater protection than other minority groups of children? Why are we creating this sacred caste of children who must be pandered to?

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Anonhopingforbaby · 24/03/2023 11:32

Just made a thread on this and didn't realise there was already one open 🙈

At this point it's scary


MidsomerMurmurs · 24/03/2023 13:47

It’s unspeakably grim.

Having said that, this from Wings genuinely made me laugh out loud:


MidsomerMurmurs · 24/03/2023 13:49

(And of course, Ye Cannae Shove Yer Granny Off a Bus was a wonderful singalong moment at the Glasgow Let Women Speak)


rogdmum · 24/03/2023 13:53

This is similar to my daughter’s Year Head telling me we needed to respect her asexual identity when she was THIRTEEN. My view was that not having yet developed sexual feelings at 13 was completely normal and not a flipping identity. To view it as such was to put very adult beliefs onto a young adolescent.

I raised that at every level within the school right up to the very top and each time was just stared at like I had two heads. No one saw anything wrong with what I’d been told.

Particularly in Scotland, we have lost our collective minds.


Sugarfree23 · 24/03/2023 22:47


I bet they'd be out rage if they actually showed parents what they were planning to teach kids.


guinnessguzzler · 25/03/2023 07:19

Knew it would be Boroughmuir, although tbf they're probably all at it, ffs. All those awards and bleating about how great they are and they can't even get the basics right. Also surely 'queer' becomes (even more) meaningless if it can basically be applied to almost everyone?


FrancescaContini · 25/03/2023 07:24

Outrageous 🤬

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