Fifth Graders at Arizona School Provided Shocking Adult Transgender and Gay Curriculum

By Rachel Alexander Published on December 19, 2018

You spend $20,000 annually on tuition for your child to ensure he receives a top education. You choose a private school to escape the indoctrination and political correctness the public schools foist on students. Now, you’re sure, things are great.

Then your expensive private school pushes the exact kind of agenda you thought you were avoiding. You weren’t told about it in advance. Worse, because it’s a private school, state legal protections don’t apply. Your child cannot opt out.

Parents whose children attend Phoenix Country Day School in Arizona recently discovered that the middle school has been grooming their children with curriculum promoting a transgender and gay agenda.

An Endless Array of Genders

The campaign features a “genderbread” character who supposedly represents all the possible “genders.” Although the character seems geared to children, it comes from a website that is clearly meant for adults, or at least older youth. PCDS takes this curriculum from ItsPronouncedMetrosexual.com, a site run by the comedian Sam Killermann. He describes himself as a “dedicated ally and advocate for social justice.”

The genderbread curriculum teaches that gender is different from biological sex. There are not two genders, male and female, but rather an endless array of genders. The possibilities include genderqueer, non-binary, pangender, androgyne, neutrois, gender-variant, AG, cyborg, two-spirit, glitterbutch, genderfluid, trigender, stud. It even includes agender and genderless.

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The genderbread character is prominently featured in a large bulletin board display in the halls at the middle school. Children as young as 10 years old—- the school includes fifth graders — walk by it every day.

The website discusses sex toys, a** play and links to a gay hookup app, GROWLr, for men to meet hairy men. On GROWLr’s website it is described as “an app for gay bears.” Killmann writes, “There are even some mobile dating apps for particular subcultures. Are you into bears (heavy-set men, usually hairy-bodied and -faced)? Download Growlr.”

The curriculum promotes “gender fluidity,” but there is no reference to it. “You and Others” is the name of the curriculum. It’s no longer even called sex ed. This may be to disguise the content so it’s not readily apparent.

The curriculum picks out its enemies. Those who disagree with the LBGT agenda are labeled — you guessed it — “oppressive.” The site features an article entitled “30+ Examples of Christian Privilege.” They include such things as “Positive references to your faith are seen dozens of times a day by everyone, regardless of their faith.” 

Adult Education

Clearly, the curriculum is not meant for 10-year-old children. The bulletin board has been up for a year at the middle school, but parents only recently found out about it. Many of the parents were horrified, and expressed their disapproval with the curriculum. But the school refused to acknowledge their concerns.

Then suddenly, within the past couple of weeks, the bulletin board disappeared. Parents were not notified. They have no idea whether or not the curriculum has been permanently removed or not. They do not know how much of it is being taught to their children within the classroom.

This controversy may not be over. It has hurt the reputation of the school as word has circulated. Some parents may pull their children out of the school. On the other hand, this may be a sign of where private schools are going.

 

Genderbread - Phoenix Country Day School

The Sexualitree

The school did not respond to my questions.

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  • Maltus Flavius

    I’ll just say this: Parents have a responsibility to know what their kids are being taught and not rely on a government run school as if they are going to do what’s right, and there is no excuse not to know it!

    • Rachel Alexander

      Since it was a private school, there was no obligation to tell the parents about it. One finally found out a year after the bulletin board had been up, and notified other parents.

      • Maltus Flavius

        A private school, huh! I would still say that parents should still find out what the private school is teaching or will be teaching their kids! Or maybe they just are not that interested until they find out by accident as in this case?

      • liars

        Bovine excrement. There WAS an obligation, and there is a responsibility. That school failed on both, and the solution is for parents to find a better school immediately, all of them, and break that place financially, and ask for their money back.

    • susannunes

      They aren’t “government schools,” you moron. They are public schools, and they are accountable to the public, unlike the garbage private schools and “homeschooling” taught by idiot parents who think because they pop out a kid, that qualifies them to teach.

      • Getitright

        They are doing a whole lot better at teaching children than public schools.

        • Natureboi

          They are doing a whole lot better at teaching children than public schools.

          Rejecting science isn’t “doing it better.”
          It is intellectual handicapping.

          • Getitright

            As if men can be women, and women can be men, as well as there being multiple genders is scientific. Yeah, right.

          • Natureboi

            As if men can be women, and women can be men, as well as there being multiple genders is scientific.

            Why are people transgender?

          • Getitright

            They have a mental illness. Their DNA and physiology point to a person being either male or female. That is what you call scientific evidence. There is nothing scientific about a person THINKING they are a man when their physiology and DNA say they are female or any other number of pseudo “genders”. Thinking you are something you are not is called being delusional.

          • Natureboi

            They have a mental illness.

            Thinking you are something you are not is called being delusional.

            You use disparaging terminology…
            “Illness,” and “delusional.”

            What terminology does the scientific/medical/psychological community use to refer to being transgender?

            In other words, what terminology does The American Psychological Association, The American Medical Association, The American Academy of Pediatrics, The American Sociological Association use to describe trans people?

          • Getitright

            You wanted scientific, I gave you scientific, or more specifically how the liberal left isn’t scientific. There is no scientific evidence that there are more than two genders, male and female. All those organizations you listed used to consider transgenders to have a mental illness. That they were overtake by the gay lobby is obvious. As for your “disparaging terminology”: tough.

          • Natureboi

            There is no scientific evidence that there are more than two genders, male and female.

            Nobody is claiming that there is more than 2 genders, just transgender.

            That they were overtake by the gay lobby is obvious.

            Are you saying that ALL the studies and information on human sexuality is a conspiracy?
            Are you saying that ALL the above medical and scientific organizations are corrupt?
            Really?

            Where did you get this notion from, Alex Jones?

          • Getitright

            Can you do a test on a baby to determine if they are gay or transgendered? Answer: NO. How are gays and transgenders determined? Answer: By how the person feels. Can you go through a person’s life and find things that would cause a person’s perception of their gender or sexuality to become skewed? Yes, you most certainly can. Does the gay lobby want this? ABSOLUTELY NOT!!!!!

          • Natureboi

            Can you do a test on a baby to determine if they are gay or transgendered? Answer: NO. How are gays and transgenders determined? Answer: By how the person feels.

            This is largely true.
            So what?
            Do you know what causes these feelings?

          • Getitright

            Yes. Sexual abuse is one, estrangement from the father is another, trying to please a parent by becoming what the child perceives the parent wants them to be, a smothering mother: these are just a few of the things that can cause a child to feel they are “gay” or “in the wrong body”.

          • Natureboi

            Yes. Sexual abuse is one, estrangement from the father is another, trying to please a parent by becoming what the child perceives the parent wants them to be, a smothering mother: these are just a few of the things that can cause a child to feel they are “gay” or “in the wrong body”.

            Is this universal for ALL gay people and ALL transgendered people?

          • Getitright

            They haven’t researched ALL gay and ALL transgendered people. Of those they have, yep.

          • Natureboi

            They haven’t researched ALL gay and ALL transgendered people

            Who is “they?”

  • Jed

    If we could just trick “Glitterbutch” into saying its name backwards,
    maybe it’ll go back to the fifth dimension ?!

    Until then, absolutely DO NOT accidentally call it ” Butter Glitch “

  • John Smith

    “But the Spirit explicitly says that in later times some will fall away from the faith, paying attention to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons.” -1 Timonthy 4:1 (NAS).

    ^ We’ve arrived. This is a doctrine of demons meant to mislead children into lives of unholy sexual immorality to separate them from God and His holiness, and to sear their consciences, in preparation for the final anti-Christ.

    • justaminute

      2Thessalonians 2:14-15 For ye also have suffered of your own countrymen, even as they have of the Jews: Who both killed the Lord Jesus, and their own prophets, and have persecuted us: and they please not God, and are contrary to all men: KJV KJV is a word for word translation, not a paraphrase, All others have thew sound of an uncertain trumpet

    • liars

      You make a good point, but hey, look at John 7:8 in the NAS. From the KJV, the NAS differs by dropping one of the two incidences of the word ‘yet’, and it the NAS thus makes Jesus out to be a liar. When I discovered this, in answer to prayer about that verse after cracking the Bible open one night after not reading it for a long time, and seeing Jesus apparently telling a lie, I sent that NAS to the landfill where it belongs. Turns out, these kind of things have been known about the NAS since the late 70s, and yet how many preachers and teachers and ministry heads NEVER teach anyone about this. Any Bible making Jesus out to lie, is trash, and belongs in the trash.

      • Bryan

        If you’re going to base your entire philosophy of KJV only on this one verse, you need your head checked.

      • Trilemma

        The KJV added the word “yet” which is not in the Greek. So yes, Jesus lied. So what? It’s not always a sin to lie.

  • grassy knoll ✓ᴰᵉᵖˡᵒʳᵃᵇˡᵉ

    Wow! Kill that pedophile teacher before he starts having sex wit the kids during class.

  • liars

    There is a fault of logic in the first few paragraphs or less at the point where the author almost seems to imply because of this case, private school is not the solution. The correction is choose a different private school and try again, this time making sure no B.S. is going to be taught ahead of time. Public school should be abolished. Parents should get their kids’ equal shares of total district funding. They should be able to choose whatever school they want with no government strings of any sort attached. This article in the very first portion appears to be a hit piece against school choice despite all its good done informing parents. Trust but verify is what parents need to do, even at a private school, to the point of having their children ‘wear wires’, if necessary.

    • susannunes

      You are an idiot. Public schools are the foundation of this country. Private schools are mostly jokes, which pander to parents for fear of losing tuition.

      • Getitright

        Really? A person forks out thousands of dollars per child for a private education and you think the parents shouldn’t control what THEIR CHILD is taught? Why do you think they are sending their child to a private school? So liberals like you can brainwash THEIR child? That’s what you and your liberal cronies want.

  • Defiant

    We ALLOW this lunacy to continue…

  • Lionel Mandrake

    If it were my child’s school, some people would be dead and I’d be in jail.

    • Patmos

      Let the tares grow with the wheat. When the harvest time comes the tares will be separated from the wheat, to be tossed into the fire, with the wheat going into the barn.

  • Patmos

    Right around the time Obummer was pushing all this perverted delusional garbage onto America one of the higher ups at Johns Hopkins came out with an editorial in The WSJ essentially stating that transgenderism is still considered a mental disorder. What we see here is yet another example of what happens when you not only ignore mental disorders but also try to categorize them as something else.

    Obama knew all this by the way. He knew exactly what he was doing: Creating chaos. No one could be that dumb. Not even Obama.

    • GLT

      “No one could be that dumb. Not even Obama.”

      I don’t know about that, Obama is a special class of dumb. He also possesses extreme levels of arrogance which, when mixed with ignorance, produces a very dangerous result.

      • Don’t mistake Obama’s carefully laid plans for stupidity. He know what he’s doing, and he’s not dumb. That makes him wicked or evil or anti-Christian – or all three. But he is not dumb. People who oppose godly morality don’t need to be dumb to do wicked things. Don’t under-estimate the enemies of God by thinking they’re dumb.

        • GLT

          Dumb is a relative term. For the most part I agree, Obama and the others like him are not dumb in the sense of lacking intelligence. However, they are dumb in that they think they are so much smarter than everyone else and that we are not aware of what they are actually up to.

  • JP

    This is why these teachers and admins need to be fired. The parents need to call for their immediate resignations.

  • Truth Hurts

    FIRE THEM ALL. This is total garbage. This is why I homeschool my children. There are TWO genders, male and female, anything else is pure mental illness.

  • Jim Walker

    I blame BHO.

    • Mela

      I blame the ‘church’…

  • Jennifer Hartline

    The parents should be storming the school night and day, demanding the resignation of every adult in charge who approved this. The parents must not let up. Refuse to pay tuition, pull their kids out, whatever it takes. Are we going to protect our children or not?

    • Getitright

      The school apparently was not a religious school. If that is the case, then this poster isn’t a surprise as liberals control the education industry.

  • Andrew Mason

    Rather horrific and absolutely not education.

    I wonder how the ‘teachers’ would respond if you listed #1, 9, 28, 32, 38, & 43 in the cultural category? Such things are increasingly a matter of local culture rather than personalintimate level thanks to the regressive agenda.

  • Zaphod Braden

    Why are these creeps being allowed to conceal their sexual perversions behind a veil of “education”. They can do anyting to children and claim it is “education”.
    Where are the MANDATORY firearms safety classes for Children? “They” insist mandatory sex education is indispensable.
    They sure are obsessed with CHILD SEX but have no concern for CHILD SAFETY.
    To protect YOUR child …….ALL children should be vaccinated?????? WELL ……
    To protect YOUR child …….ALL children should be firearm educated.
    ………… Our “Great Educators” push MANDATORY sex education in all schools as the cure for teenage pregnancy and STDs among the young. Where are their strident voices demanding FIREARM SAFETY EDUCATION in all schools !?
    The real abuse of children…….. is in the American Public Schools……. not at the southern US border.

    • Heywood Jablowme

      PARTIALLY RIGHT…..THERE IS child abuse at the border too! It’s been PROVEN already…many arrested for it that are not reported. There are a lot that use children that are not their own to try and get into our country…YES it IS happening!

  • ServosT

    [The site features an article entitled “30+ Examples of Christian Privilege.” They include such things as “Positive references to your faith are seen dozens of times a day by everyone, regardless of their faith.” ]

    When does one see anything positive about Christianity in pop culture? Christians are portrayed as either evil or idiots.

  • D.Moore

    This is mental illness teaching mental illness to innocent children. A child could careless what sex gender you identify with let them be children and decide on their own when their brains are developed. Pure indoctrination

  • Stuck In A Deep Blue State

    WTF is glitterbutch?

  • Walt Viet

    What ever happened to this country, about protecting children?
    Have we all become so brain dead that we do not see or feel..
    Lord God help the children.

    • Anthony Cieszkiewicz

      All part and parcel to the progressive agenda to promote normalization of aberrant sexual behavior which has nothing to do with protecting children. Yes they are so irrational that they are “brain dead” being abandoned to their deviancies hence we pray “Come Lord, Jesus” with the lament “if not now, soon, if not soon, when.”

    • Viola Brown

      Democrats and their perverse agenda happened. Putting men like bruce jenner on a pedestal, and supporting half makes weirdos having parades down the main streets of our towns. Letting crap like this get taught in schools. Throwing parties to celebrate abortions!!! Thinking we should have a parade celebrating all this perverted crap and a parade to celebrate all the abortions which is nothing but murder.

      • Heywood Jablowme

        Sure, lets have a big wonderful parade for them, then when we have them all in the same spot………well……

  • Anthony Cieszkiewicz

    Public Discourse offered the following today reinforcing the consequences of these initiatives…..

    Comprehensive Sex Education Undermines Students’ Moral Development

    DECEMBER 19, 2018 BY TAPIO PUOLIMATKA

    Though its practitioners may be well-intentioned, comprehensive sex education does not offer a solution to sexual exploitation. On the contrary, it is part of the problem, since it fails to develop students’ capacity to differentiate between genuine love and sexual exploitation.

  • Ray

    This really is child abuse and it has to stop. Ever since prayer was removed from schools, moral depravity has gone off the charts.

  • Jackie

    What sicko came up with this?
    This is beyond sick. Demented would be a better word.
    If there is a pedophile in this school, this would be his subject.
    Seeing this, one can lose all sense of comprehension.
    I imagine those kids would be so confused.
    Quite honestly, I cannot stop being taken aback by all this insanity.
    Clearly in this school, innocence and morality is a thing of the past.
    Lord Help us!

  • Viola Brown

    This is totally obnoxious!! My kid wouldn’t be in that school or any school that taught such bullcrap. Who the devil is it that dreams up this crap?? There are 2 genders, male and female and all that other crap is simply perversions that need to go back behind closed doors. Certainly no way to bring up kids, not knowing who the hell they are. There is not one thing wrong with teaching a boy that he’s a boy and a girl is a girl. They can still do anything they are able to do, but there is nothing wrong with being either one. This is right up there with participation trophies, coloring books and frigging safe places. Makes me want to puke!!!

  • Johnny Goldwater

    Totally perverted.

    “Grooming” is the perfect word for this.

    Search “Desmond Is Amazing”

    That’s what this school is trying to create in their 5th grade.

  • Getitright

    I found it odd that the poster was supposedly up for a year and no parent saw it. Does this school keep parents out? My children went to Christian schools and the administrations and boards begged parents to be involved.

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