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'Educate & Celebrate' Is Grooming A Gender Generation
New rule: rainbows are red flags for safeguarding
Did you know last Wednesday was pansexual PRIDE day? In order to educate us all and celebrate this festive occasion, the organization Educate & Celebrate posted a special message.
Every year on the 8th December we celebrate Pansexual Pride Day. It is a time for both individuals and organisations around the world to come together and celebrate Pansexuality and raise further awareness to Pansexual people and their community.
That’s it. That’s the entire celebration on their website. That and the pansexual flag, because there is always a flag.
In order to “learn more,” they invite site visitors to click this link to a blog which, along with a cheery call to “Shop By Identity” in their online store, explains what makes pansexuality different from bisexuality, and therefore more special.
Pansexuality differs from Bisexuality but the two aren’t mutually exclusive. Being Bisexual means being attracted to more than one gender, whereas Pansexual means being attracted to people regardless of gender.
A distinction without a difference. Educate & Celebrate has a business model, namely selling American school systems on their training packages in education and celebration of “gender diversity.”
In practice, they are grooming kids towards sexual behaviors.
Orientation is one thing. For a moment in history, right about 2015, the world seemed to grok the reality that any person of either sex can be oriented towards either or both sexes. We no longer live in that time.
Now, people are attracted to nebulous “genders” that seem to consist of haircuts and clothing and other things that used to be called “having a personality.” Some surgical and endocrine self-harm is involved, for many, leading others to question the wisdom of instilling such notions of “gender” in teenagers through the education system.
Of course, those people are just bigots.
Lucky for us, Educate & Celebrate has “effective strategies” that are “underpinned by our research that is ongoing since 2010” and “speaks for itself” as a way to “make society a more welcoming place for everyone.”
Like, say, pansexuals. We should welcome them. Into our schools.
Otherwise we are bigots.
The link has in fact changed. Last week, a reader pointed out to me that the Educate & Celebrate page was linking to the Wikipedia page on pansexuality.
Which, interestingly, rejects the inclusion of paraphilias in its definition, but who knows how long that will stand before someone declares it to be fetishphobic, and the Ministry of Truth must rewrite it.
Volume 2 of Cavendish's Sex and Society states that "although the term's literal meaning can be interpreted as 'attracted to everything,' people who identify as pansexual do not usually include paraphilias, such as bestiality, pedophilia, and necrophilia, in their definition" and that they "stress that the term pansexuality describes only consensual adult sexual behaviors."
“Adult sexual behaviors.” So why on earth is a nonprofit organization that works with schools promoting an awareness day?
Seems sketchy, if you ask me.
Examining Educate & Celebrate in 2020, the Transgender Trend website reported that CEO Elly Barnes was out to, in her own words, “smash heteronormativity” when she got her activism funded through a government anti-bullying project in 2015.
Membership costs £50, access to their PRIDE Youth Network costs £200. For £1,750 your school could join the PRIDE in Inclusion Award Programme which will buy, among other things, online and face-to-face support for a year, two continuing professional development (CPD) days, a staff meeting organised by an Educate & Celebrate trainer, a book collection, poster and other merchandise. Or schools could buy in just the CPD training, the price is negotiable, where staff will “develop a deeper understanding of sexual orientation, gender and gender identity, why it is necessary to include these protected characteristics in our curriculum…”
Online whole staff training will cost £400. A day’s Pride workshop for children will cost £500. Everyone attending Educate & Celebrate training, school staff and children, will be taught about ‘gender identity’ a belief that has no proof and can only be explained by resorting to gender stereotypes. They will also be taught a legal falsehood as neither ‘gender’ nor ‘gender identity’ are protected characteristics in the 2010 Equality Act.
Barnes and her organization have made a lot of money selling bad advice. Very, very bad advice. Set aside the “trans” issue here.
Advice to schools that they “celebrate” pansexuality is very bad advice.
It is bad advice because it invites abuses. Once revealed, those abuses often become damages. Barnes does not cover the costs of following her very bad advice, though. That’s not her role.
Her role is educating us about pansexuality and making sure we all celebrate it. Their mission: to groom a whole generation for adult desires.
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