A middle school in Pennsylvania has reportedly encouraged teachers to hide a student’s favorite pronoun from their parents.
As Fox News reports, an email conversation between teachers and a counselor at Charles F. Patton Middle School in Kennett Square reportedly reveals that the student “likes those pronouns.”
“That’s fine too, but [the student] According to an email obtained for Fox News Digital, the consultant wrote, “they/they like it best.”
The teacher also wrote that “if you’re emailing at home, it might be best to use that when referring” [the student.]reported the outlet.
The email reportedly included “A Guide to Supporting Trans and Gender Diverse Students” by the American Psychological Association.
Fox News Digital also obtained an email exchange between a counselor and two teachers about a club at Unionville High School called the “Gender Sexuality Coalition.”
The school’s website described it as “a student-run club” that allows students to meet, support each other, talk about issues related to sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, and end homosexuality and transphobia. Provides a safe place to work for.
A Patton counselor and a teacher discussed how to start a similar club at the school, or give students the opportunity to attend the GSA at Unionville High, according to an email.
When an online assignment revealed that a student described herself as “pansexual”, the counselor reportedly encouraged the teacher to “ask” [the student] If they’re interested in starting some sort of club or group to focus on LGBTQ+ topics/issues.”
Another teacher reportedly wrote, “Middle school students are not too young to know their sexual orientation and gender identity.” “LGBTQ-related content is age appropriate for them.”
Unionville-Chads Ford School District declined to comment, Fox News reported.