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(USA Today)   Asinine: WV girl forced out of Christian school because school administrators felt that her dress and behavior were too butch and did not "follow suit with her God-ordained {gender} identity," Fark: She is EIGHT years old. God hates..Tomboys? Really?   (usatoday.com) divider line 229
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2014-03-26 02:59:09 PM  
It's a private school so they can set their own rules. That's their rite. The girls grandmother can drag them through the mud in the media over rules she doesn't like. That's her rite.

Basically what the school is doing is legal but a dickish thing to do. They are getting called out in the court of public opinion because of it. I see no issue here.
 
2014-03-26 02:59:35 PM  

Pincy: Contrabulous Flabtraption: Private school means they can have all the crazy rules they want. Don't like it? Don't go. This is still, somewhat, a free country.

Except that a lot of people would like to see public schools go the way of the Do-Do and have completely private education.  So then where would you go?


Well they haven't have they? You can't get rid of the smallest government programs so how will one the biggest ever stop?
 
2014-03-26 03:00:41 PM  

never trust a bunny: It's a private school so they can set their own rules. That's their rite. The girls grandmother can drag them through the mud in the media over rules she doesn't like. That's her rite.

Basically what the school is doing is legal but a dickish thing to do. They are getting called out in the court of public opinion because of it. I see no issue here.


You need to go to homonym school
 
2014-03-26 03:04:45 PM  
That kicked me out for inappropriately dressing based on my gender.
 
2014-03-26 03:06:26 PM  
And some Republicans want to direct public the students' parents funds to these schools.

FTFY
 
2014-03-26 03:07:51 PM  

Contrabulous Flabtraption: never trust a bunny: It's a private school so they can set their own rules. That's their rite. The girls grandmother can drag them through the mud in the media over rules she doesn't like. That's her rite.

Basically what the school is doing is legal but a dickish thing to do. They are getting called out in the court of public opinion because of it. I see no issue here.

You need to go to homonym school


Don't be so homophobic!
 
2014-03-26 03:14:32 PM  

Crewmannumber6: OtherLittleGuy: [upload.wikimedia.org image 411x611]

"Maybe I should just go back to Afghanistan."

Why? Here there are laws or requirements saying you have to conform to these peoples ridiculous rules. Anybody adhering to these standards are doing so by choice, unlike Afghanistan.


Maybe, because, oh, I don't know..... the priority should be a farking education?
 
2014-03-26 03:15:31 PM  

OtherLittleGuy: Crewmannumber6: OtherLittleGuy: [upload.wikimedia.org image 411x611]

"Maybe I should just go back to Afghanistan."

Why? Here there are laws or requirements saying you have to conform to these peoples ridiculous rules. Anybody adhering to these standards are doing so by choice, unlike Afghanistan.

Maybe, because, oh, I don't know..... the priority should be a farking education?


Send your kid to public school
 
2014-03-26 03:18:46 PM  

Crewmannumber6: OtherLittleGuy: Crewmannumber6: OtherLittleGuy: [upload.wikimedia.org image 411x611]

"Maybe I should just go back to Afghanistan."

Why? Here there are laws or requirements saying you have to conform to these peoples ridiculous rules. Anybody adhering to these standards are doing so by choice, unlike Afghanistan.

Maybe, because, oh, I don't know..... the priority should be a farking education?

Send your kid to public school


Next: "Student suspended for some zero tolerance crap" thread, -- lather, rinse, repeat.

Not the rules. Not the money subsidy. Not the try-to-get-to-51-percentile testing. The Farking Education.
 
2014-03-26 03:21:13 PM  
ts4.mm.bing.net
Because even 8yr olds need know there place.
 
2014-03-26 03:39:00 PM  

mistrmind: Satan's Bunny Slippers: mistrmind: Scorpitron is reduced to a thin red paste: Will the Christianist Right burn itself out?  Or will they rip asunder this country?

I think Obama and his looney-left crowd have been doing an awesome of destroying our country.

Well you think the teatards are gaining ground too, so there's that.

Boy, there is no love like Liberal love.


Why should they love you? Is there some requirement for 'love' in politics? Last I checked, the political sphere is about doing what's best for the community, not 'love'. Doing the right thing is a choice, not an emotion.
 
2014-03-26 03:46:40 PM  

Contrabulous Flabtraption: Private school means they can have all the crazy rules they want. Don't like it? Don't go. This is still, somewhat, a free country.


As "this is still, somewhat, a free country" people have every right to critixise such institutions for their decisions.

I always love the "I have the right to do this, stop criticizing me" arguments.
 
2014-03-26 04:19:07 PM  

ciberido: Satan's Bunny Slippers: mistrmind: Satan's Bunny Slippers: mistrmind: Scorpitron is reduced to a thin red paste: Will the Christianist Right burn itself out?  Or will they rip asunder this country?

I think Obama and his looney-left crowd have been doing an awesome of destroying our country.

Well you think the teatards are gaining ground too, so there's that.

Boy, there is no love like Liberal love.

Yeah, too bad I'm not a liberal.

saaawing and a misss!

You've been know to express tolerance of homosexuals and even compassion in other Fark threads.  That's pretty damning evidence, for some people.


Sadly, this is too true.

Not damning everything the President does = "OMG YOU LIBERAL OBAMACAWKSUCKER"

sigh

I'm actually VERY moderate.  But will never ever vote R again in my lifetime. So hopefully at least 9 more presidential elections for sure.
 
2014-03-26 04:24:32 PM  

EvilEgg: Nutsac_Jim: The child goes to a psychiatrist for her gender issues, so it is clearly not just a case of being a tom-boy.

Maybe she does want to be a dude, it doesn't matter at eight years old.


Or maybe she thinks she wants to be a dude because she's being brainwashed with the idea that everything she likes to do is only for boys because God-given gender nonsense.

bekaye: Deuteronomy 22:5 - "The woman shall not wear that which pertaineth unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman's garment: for all that do so are abomination unto the Lord thy God."

Even in Jewish law, 8 year old girl is not a woman (hint: bat mitzvah).


Yeah, but in modern practice, plenty of hard-core fundie Jewish groups require girls to wear clothing that meets adult rules by age 6 (or in some places 3) and that includes no short sleeves, definitely no pants, and full tights even in summer.

Gotta love fundamentalism.

Still yeah, private school, private rules.  Perfectly legal to mock those rules on the way out though.
 
2014-03-26 04:27:02 PM  

Magorn: SO they want her to "conform to her Gender identity" eh?  Well since these folks hold the Bible is literally true and infalliable too, maybe it would be okay if she say like Judith, beheads an enemy king and puts his head on a spike, or drives a tent stake through the head of an enemy general like Jael, or even leads armies into battle and becomes a ruler of a nation like Deborah?


Now, now... can't have those wimmins goin and stealin the jobs of the menfolk! They're just not capable! /vomit
 
2014-03-26 04:51:41 PM  
I like how they (and a lot of people seem to) automatically assume that a girl enjoyng boy activities these days automatically makes them a gender-identity-struggling future trans. Not that there's anything wrong with that, but you can't peg a person for something based on a few preferences, especially at that age.

As a little girl I hated dresses and loved fossils and snakes. I still hate dresses and love fossils and snakes, and am also straight and enjoy being female.
 
2014-03-26 04:52:49 PM  

ginandbacon: "western Virginia" Subby, not West Virginia.


thisthisthisthis


West, BY GOD, Virginia.
 
2014-03-26 04:54:21 PM  

alizeran: I'll just leave this here.

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Trans Animals?
www.bwint.net
/hot like unstable Energon.
 
2014-03-26 04:58:24 PM  

EvilEgg: Nutsac_Jim: The child goes to a psychiatrist for her gender issues, so it is clearly not just a case of being a tom-boy.

Maybe she does want to be a dude, it doesn't matter at eight years old.


Let us know the approve cut off date when it matters and it ok to be disturbing or disruptive to others.
 
2014-03-26 05:03:50 PM  

Ihaveanevilparrot: Ah. I'm completely a woman, would never want to be anything else, married to a man, and I enjoy female clothing as well as "men's" clothing, the latter especially when I'm hiking, hunting, and fishing and doing other stuff I excel at that is apparently is only for men, because it tends to hold up better for a more reasonable price.

Apparently you're not a girl if you don't wear frilly dresses everyday. fark this school. Has nothing to do with religion, these people are just assholes.


Apparently, you don't go to the school if you don't want to meet the dress code.  If you don't like wearing frilly dresses, go to another school.
 
2014-03-26 05:13:31 PM  

Pincy: Contrabulous Flabtraption: Private school means they can have all the crazy rules they want. Don't like it? Don't go. This is still, somewhat, a free country.

Except that a lot of people would like to see public schools go the way of the Do-Do and have completely private education.  So then where would you go?


Probably to a school to which you want to go.  In this case, choose a school that accepts students under psychiatric care.
 
2014-03-26 07:05:10 PM  

never trust a bunny: It's a private school so they can set their own rules. That's their rite. The girls grandmother can drag them through the mud in the media over rules she doesn't like. That's her rite.

Basically what the school is doing is legal but a dickish thing to do. They are getting called out in the court of public opinion because of it. I see no issue here.


Well done.  Misspelling "right" was a nice touch.
 
2014-03-26 08:04:23 PM  

stuffy: [ts4.mm.bing.net image 280x183]
Because even 8yr olds need know there place.


Yes, Mohammad believes that also

www.religiousfreedomcoalition.org
 
2014-03-26 11:29:24 PM  

Nutsac_Jim: Pincy: Contrabulous Flabtraption: Private school means they can have all the crazy rules they want. Don't like it? Don't go. This is still, somewhat, a free country.

Except that a lot of people would like to see public schools go the way of the Do-Do and have completely private education.  So then where would you go?

Probably to a school to which you want to go.  In this case, choose a school that accepts students under psychiatric care.


Joke all you want, but under a private educational system no school will be obligated to accept any student they don't want to.  So where are all the undesirables going to go to school?
 
2014-03-27 12:33:20 AM  
Without a grasp of basic human anatomy, the school staff are wholly reliant on fashion to determine student gender, which is of paramount importance in educating students.  Or maybe the male staff members who seek young male companionship among the student body feel that tomboys are playing a prank on them.
 
2014-03-27 10:01:48 AM  

jst3p: Contrabulous Flabtraption: never trust a bunny: It's a private school so they can set their own rules. That's their rite. The girls grandmother can drag them through the mud in the media over rules she doesn't like. That's her rite.

Basically what the school is doing is legal but a dickish thing to do. They are getting called out in the court of public opinion because of it. I see no issue here.

You need to go to homonym school

Don't be so homophobic!


If someone is really into homonyms and Vietnamese noodle soup, can they be called a homonymphomaniac?
 
2014-03-27 01:35:46 PM  

Explodo: I wish I knew what was up with the seeming increase in right-wing nutjobbery of the past couple of decades.  I really wish they'd go away and we could have some live-and-let-live.


Long story short, government said "Desegregate your private schools, yes even the religious ones." and they've been flipping out ever since. Which sucks, because there were a whole bunch of sane Republicans before the Neo-Cons overtook the party.
 
2014-03-27 03:01:14 PM  

DiffMavis: Explodo: I wish I knew what was up with the seeming increase in right-wing nutjobbery of the past couple of decades.  I really wish they'd go away and we could have some live-and-let-live.

Long story short, government said "Desegregate your private schools, yes even the religious ones." and they've been flipping out ever since. Which sucks, because there were a whole bunch of sane Republicans before the Neo-Cons overtook the party.


Not only that, but several prominent Republicans such as Barry Goldwater saw what was coming.  They warned against inviting evangelical nutjobs into the Big Tent... but then Reagan discovered that those nutjobs vote, and that was all it took.
 
2014-03-27 09:17:42 PM  

Shostie: I was like, "Volkswagen girl? What the hell is a Volkswagen girl?"


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