Texas Teacher Defends Drag Queen Class, Says Parents “Don’t Know What’s Best” For Their Kids
A Texas high school’s decision to offer a makeup class taught by a drag queen naturally has some parents a little concerned.
On Oct. 18, a Willis High School cosmetology teacher hosted a drag queen who performs under the name Lynn Adonis-Deveaux to speak in front of the class, reports Community Impact Newspaper.
According to a statement from WISD sent to parents, the administration was aware Adonis-Deveaux performed in drag previously, but was understood they would not be in “full drag.”
Now, do you really think “Lyn Adonis-Deveaux” showed up dressed normal? Of course not…
“School administrators learned at the end of the day that the man was wearing jeans but also wore heels and makeup,” the statement said. “However, the speaker did as asked, which was to talk to students about makeup application. The guest speaker did not discuss sexual orientation, lifestyle or anything else other than makeup application.”
Afterward, the school went on the say they were “thankful” for the drag queen, because… Well, you know, it’s hard to wear women’s clothing… That’s REAL power right there…
Dale Inman, a school board official in another school district, caught some flack for criticizing a school for allowing “an adult exotic dancer for men” in the school.
“I put numerous calls into the administrator’s office, which of course they made it abundantly clear they will not talk about it,” Inman said. “I’ve got a problem when somebody with a false name enters a school and has advertised himself as an adult exotic dancer for men … Nobody would be allowed in a school under those circumstances.”
After sharing his thoughts, Inman said his children were harassed and bullied at school.
“The LGBTQ community is one of the most vile, hate-filled communities I’ve ever come across and I’ve spent time in the Middle East with Hezbollah and radical Muslims,” Inman said. “These folks are vicious.”
Of course, parents in Texas weren’t too pleased that this type of degeneracy was being promoted with their tax dollars. In response to the backlash, English teacher Anthony Lane posted on Facebook that parents shouldn’t have the final say because they don’t know what’s best for their children.
I believe that raising a child is the responsibility of the community, and that parents should not have the final say. Let’s be honest, some of you don’t know what is best for your kids.
Parents believe they should be able to storm the school in the name of political and religious beliefs if something happens in the school that they are morally opposed to. They forget that we make a promise to prepare their children to live in a diverse world. We are not required to protect the misguided, bigoted views of their parents.
If you want your children educated with your values, find a private school that will do it. The public education system is not here to serve your archaic beliefs.
Stream.org reports the post has since been removed. They also write:
Angered parents showed up at Willis ISD’s November 11 meeting. They wanted to know who had authorized the event and what kinds of changes in policy the district has made. “Other than hearing the word ‘It won’t happen again,’ I have heard and seen nothing,” said resident Gary Buckaloo. Conroe ISD trustee and Willis High School parent Dale Inman criticized the school district. “Who’s responsible for authorizing this adult entertainer who works in the sexually oriented business industry to enter the Willis High School and lay hands on our children?”
Stephanie Hodgins, Willis High School principal introduced herself among boos from the crowd. “We make decisions always keeping in mind these questions: Is this what’s best for kids? Is this going to help us grow academically? If the answer to these questions is no, then we move on. But if the answer is yes, then we are moving in the right direction.”
Lane also spoke at the meeting. “I think as a district we need to make an initiative to teach our kids to be tolerant and respectful.”
And there it is. The magical word. Tolerance.
Tolerance is a funny word. You can “tolerate” behavior, but you can also “tolerate” stuff like alcohol and drugs. You build up a tolerance, until you reach a point that your body doesn’t even know it’s being abused.
That’s what people like Anthony Lane want for kids. They want them to continue to tolerate degenerate behavior until it becomes normal.
Wake up, folks.