- February 1, 2016 at 5:19 pm #22586
Here’s an interesting story to start our international news off with…
Teen students in UK given 25 gender options
The United Kingdom is giving school children a diverse array of 25 options when it comes to identifying themselves on a government-sponsored gender survey, which includes “tri-gender,” “genderqueer,” and “in the middle of boy and girl.”
The survey given to 13- to 18-year-old teens in Brighton, U.K., was produced by the government-sponsored Children’s Commissioner for England. It is described by many as being bizarre and misleading, at best.
Teens were prompted to check “as many as they wanted” on the questionnaire, which included “demi-boy,” “agender,” and “gender fluid” alongside the traditional options of “boy,” “girl,” “male” and “female.”
The U.K.-based Christian Institute argues that it is “totally misleading” for the government to give the new controversial terms equal weight to the traditional ones.
According to one columnist in a Brighton newspaper, U.K. schools are “unnecessarily making all teenagers question their basic identity,” while an editorial posted in the Daily Mail called the questions “frankly bizarre,” noting that it only produced “uncertainty and distress in the minds of all-too-vulnerable adolescents.”
The city council sent the survey to every secondary school in the cities of Brighton and Hove,according to The Argus, Brighton’s local newspaper. The purpose of the survey was explained by the Children’s Commissioner’s office, which insisted that it would help to reveal “how gender matters to young people.”
After a number of newspaper inquiries were made, the gender survey was withdrawn for the time-being. In lieu of the decision, it was announced by a spokesman with the Children’s Commissioner’s Office that the controversial question will not be included in the future versions of its student survey.
The question in the survey at the center of the controversy was number 13, which asked, “How do you define your gender?” The loaded question was followed by more than two dozen options from which secondary school students had to choose.
The selection list included: “Agender,” “All genders,” “Androgynous,” “Bi-gender,” “Boy,” “Demi-boy,” “Demi-girl,” “Female,” “Gender fluid,” “Gender nonconforming,” “Genderqueer,” “Girl,” “In the middle of boy and girl,” “Intersex,” “Male,” “Non-binary,” “Not sure,” “Others (please state),” “Rather not say,” “Tomboy,” “Trans-boy,” “Trans-girl,” Tri-gender,” “Young man” and “Young woman.”
Why the confusion?
Christian Institute Deputy Director Simon Calvert maintains that there are simply two sexes — not 20-plus genders — and that the survey only incited confusion and jesting.
“[Giving children so many option will spur answers] across the spectrum — not least from kids who want to make fun of the whole thing,” Calvert contends. “But for some children, it will be profoundly confusing to find out that there are adults who don’t seem to know that boys are boys and girls are girls.”
He says that prompting children to identify themselves with confusing labels does not help them, but actually contributes to the emerging social problems of our times — creating a safety issue.
“We feel for people who struggle with gender dysphoria but we must not let our sympathy for them outweigh our sympathy for the great mass of children who need to feel safe and protected in school,” Calvert continued.
The British Christian leader insists that the distinctions given in the Bible about human sexuality are the given by God to safeguard them from falling into all types of deviant attitudes, behaviors, and lifestyles.
“To feel safe, children need to know there are some simple boundaries in life,” Calvert explains. “The basic biological categories of male and female are amongst the most simple and fundamental boundaries of all.”
It is argued that adults must lead the younger generations to understanding and clarity on their sexuality — not lead them toward confusion and sexually deviant behaviors that are detrimental to their physical, emotional and spiritual health to forward an agenda.
“We must not intrude on childhood by deliberately confusing school children about what makes a boy a boy or a girl a girl just to satisfy adult political agendas,” Calvert concludes. “We must protect children from being made to feel that passing phases of confused feelings about themselves — which many go through — must be turned into life-changing moral and political decisions.”
Wait, did I see Love Life’s choice in that mix?
- February 1, 2016 at 5:24 pm #22587
Merkel flips on refugee status
BERLIN (UPI) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said refugees from Middle Eastern conflict zones will go back home after the wars in their respective countries have concluded.
The comments came during a meeting with colleagues in her Christian Democratic Union in the German state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania on Saturday.
“We need … to say to people that this is a temporary residential status and we expect that, once there is peace in Syria again, once [the Islamic State] has been defeated in Iraq, that you go back to your home country with the knowledge that you have gained,” Germany’s state-run Deutsche Welle news quoted Merkel as saying.
Merkel and her allies have faced strong criticism from opposition conservatives in recent days over Germany’s “open-door” policy, which does not place caps on the number of refugees entering the country. More than 1 million asylum seekers entered Germany last year, and German officials say an average of 2,000 entered the country each day in January.
Tensions have been high following a wave of sexual assaults on New Year’s Eve by men of North African and Middle Eastern origin in Cologne in other cities.
Merkel argued on Saturday that 70 percent of refugees from the former Yugoslavia who arrived in Germany in the 1990s returned home once it was deemed safe to do so. She also said a collapse of the European Union’s passport-free Schengen zone would have a negative impact on all member states.
Merkel’s comments follow threats by Horst Seehofer, leader of the CDU’s sister party, the Christian Social Union, to take Merkel’s government to court in order to stop the flow of incoming refugees.
They also follow calls by Frauke Petry, head of the right-wing, isolationist Alternativ fuer Deutschland party, for police to shoot migrants attempting to enter Germany illegally.
Good luck on pushing that Camel back out of your Tent in the EU
- February 1, 2016 at 6:14 pm #22590
January 31, 2016
Must Watch! German Woman Beats Muslim Harassing Women in the Street
Following the violent sexual assaults in Germany on New Year’s Eve, we’ve heard countless tales from the victims of the attacks at the hands of Muslim men. Well, at least in one instance, one German woman took the fight to the Muslim man, and she didn’t ask permission.
The unnamed woman was caught on video as the Muslim man was harassing women in the streets of Germany.
She beat him mercilessly with her pocketbook, demonstrating that these men are not really men at all, but cowards and effeminate pansies.
It seems as if the German people are beginning to recognize that their elected officials are not going to help them, by calling for tolerance towards Muslim criminals, in this crisis and are taking matters into their own hands.
Though Germany has sold out of pepper spray, at least one young woman has been charged for defending herself against a Muslim attacker by using pepper spray!
The sex crimes of Muslims in Germany are reaching astronomical proportions. Of course, if Germans had not allowed themselves to continue to be bombarded with Nazi-like gun control measures, things might be quite a bit different.
The German media has been complicit in all of this. As we reported in October, the media has engaged in a coverup of Islamic gangs who have been plundering German churches and schools and raping both women and children.
- February 1, 2016 at 6:48 pm #22592
ISIS chiefs in Libya Living in Fear of a Mystery Sniper?
The leaders are said to have been picked off one-by-one over the course of 10 days in Sirte, the Libyan coastal city where Muammar Gaddaffi was born, which the militants took control of last year.
As Written FLORA DRURY FOR MAILONLINE:
The leaders are said to have been picked off one-by-one in Sirte, the Libyan coastal city where Muammar Gaddaffi was born, which the militants took control of last year.
According to unconfirmed social media reports, ISIS fighters are now sweeping the city for the man ordinary Libyans are said to be dubbing ‘Daesh hunter’.
Three ISIS leaders have been picked off by an unknown gunman in the Libyan city of Sirte, pictured in 2011, in just 10 days, according to social media – with the lone assassin being dubbed ‘Daaesh hunter’ in the press
KEEP READING THE FULL STORY HERE
Daesh Hunter – wonder who gave him his license to kill?
- February 2, 2016 at 10:36 am #22628
Maria Ibrahim loading rifle and lies down on the green rubber mat.She is aiming carefully and long before she pushes against the classical target of five black dots.
The white caps fall into place one by one. Five hits out of five possible.
– I think this is a good activity, she says.
– It’s fun to learn how to shoot, and we have fun together. We laugh a lot. If this continues into the fall, I will certainly be with!
Over 50 young immigrants have found the biathlon track at Hallstaberget. His Nauclér, which holds the course together with BjÃ¶rn Lindblom and Birgit HÃ¶glin, very satisfied.
– Already the sample meeting in March, more than 50 young people from all over the world – Syria, Afghanistan, Africa, South America. And it has persisted. They are interested and very talented, and some come from war-torn areas has never been a problem.
All the young people go to the individual program in upper secondary school, focusing languages. Teacher Birgit HÃ¶glin points out several advantages.
– It’s much more than the sport itself, she says.
– Here they talk Swedish in other social contexts, meet new people and hang out in other forms. It is good especially for the vocabulary. Moreover, it is sure discipline and security, is also a useful experience.
His Nauclér agree.
– Very safety is very important. The inches we do not!
So who thought it was a good idea to train Muslim Refugee’s in shooting?
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