Here’s another thread from Christopher Rufo that we had to check to make sure it was new and we hadn’t already reported on it. Back in April, Rufo revealed that the Evanston/Skokie School District has adopted a radical gender curriculum that taught third-graders that white European colonizers imposed their Western and Christian ideological framework on racial minorities and “forced two-spirit people to conform to the gender binary.” The classroom text reads, “Colonizers had xenophobia towards the Indigenous way of being, and because they did not understand two-spirit people, they forced them to be someone they weren’t.” So the white man imposed the gender binary on indigenous peoples.

The reason we checked back is that it looks like Portland Public Schools are teaching the same thing. The gender binary didn’t exist until white European colonizers forced it upon native peoples.

“Gender is colonized.” Also, “gender is a universe!”

Ah yes, the “person with a penis” and the “person with a vulva.”

“… the culture, systems, and assumptions that everyone is straight and cis is called cisheteronormativity” and it’s bad.

“I commit to watching and reading books, movies, and TV shows that have LGBTQIA+ characters.”

So now we have the red flags of critical race theory and queer theory to look out for in education. You’ve got to get to the kids early before they become cisheteronormative and think that being either a boy or a girl is “normal.”

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