Homosexual Education


Teaching sex education in public schools alone has become a very controversial subject with some parents and other community members. So one can only imagine the reaction to teaching about homosexual lifestyles as part of the sex education program. There are basically two different views on the subject of homosexuality. Some people are perfectly okay with it, while others cringe at the thought. Many parents would be highly upset if their child came home from school one day and said, "Mommy, guess what? We got to learn about homosexuals today. Ms. Conner said we are supposed to accept them no matter what their sexual behavior. Why did you and daddy tell me it was bad? Ms. Conner said it was ...

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about homosexual lifestyles. They also want to back hiring preferences for sexual minorities ( Clinton's homosexual agenda 2). There is also a school in New York City that have told their students they must come to an assembly for two days in a row to talk about how normal homosexuality is, and how indecent, undemocratic, and homophobic it is to have any negative views of such sexual functioning (Socarides 3). It is hard for me to accept this type of teaching in the public school. When it comes to learning about homosexual lifestyles, I believe a child should be aware that these types of people are in the world, but I would never condone the matter. I would also never discriminate against homosexuals. Children should never hear their teacher say good page 1 of 4 things or bad things about homosexuality. At school, they should just learn the basic facts and leave the morals and values to be taught at home by the parents. I do not believe that homosexuality is the right way to live, ...

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as some do, that teaching sex education in public schools is a bad thing as long as the teacher knows where to draw the line. Some educators believe that the lack of sex education is one of the major causes of the sex variant (Burt 151). page 2 of 4 Like I have already mentioned, I do think it is the parent's responsibility to talk to their children about homosexuality. Most parents try to explain this issue to their children in a neutral way, but occasionally they have to deal with their own complicated reaction to this lifestyle (The Study Group of New York 252). If I were a parent with a child in the public school system, I would feel as if it were my obligation to find out exactly ...

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