The Left has opened up a new front in the culture war over transgenderism: punishing children who do not adhere to the tenets of left-wing gender ideology.
In Virginia, the Fairfax County School Board has
that suspension is the appropriate punishment for “malicious misgendering” and “malicious deadnaming.” In classrooms as early as the fourth grade, if students use the wrong pronoun or wrong name when referring to a classmate, they will be forced to miss valuable school days by a school board that thinks it has the right to control what students say.
This is not an issue limited to northern Virginia. In Kiel, Wisconsin, a school district
a sexual harassment investigation into three eighth graders who “misgendered” a classmate. Those students referred to a classmate as a girl rather than the grammatically incorrect “they/them” pronouns the student demanded to be referred to with. The school district sought to destroy those three students for not speaking the way the district demanded.
The district ended up backing down from its investigation but insisted that it was the real victim. “As we move forward, we want to acknowledge the strain on our administrators and staff who have be… (Read more)