latest news Parents plan to boycott Pride Day at Los Angeles school
Outraged conservative parents at a Los Angeles elementary school say they plan to keep their children home on school Pride Day to protest the school teaching students what the homosexual parents.
A group of parents from Saticoy Elementary K-5 in North Hollywood launched an Instagram page about a week ago calling on the school administration and urging other parents to keep their children at home. house on June 2, the day the school plans to hold its Gay Pride assembly and Rainbow Day, according to the page.
“Keep your kids home and innocent,” says a flyer released by the group, Saticoy Elementary Parents. “Videos will be shown to the students, including one where it is written: “Some children have 2 moms, others have 2 dads”. This caused outrage among parents.
“We said no to COVID-19 vaccines and it is now over. It was an uphill battle and we won! Now is the time to say stop grooming our children,” the group wrote in another Instagram post.
It’s unclear how many parents may participate in the boycott, but a protest is planned at the school at 8 a.m. on June 2.
School principal Maria Awakian, who has been the target of parents’ anger, declined to comment when contacted by The Times on Wednesday.
In a statement, the Los Angeles Unified School District said it remains committed to “creating a safe and inclusive learning environment that embraces the diversity of the communities we serve.”
“As part of our engagement with school communities, our schools regularly discuss the diversity of the families we serve and the importance of inclusion,” the statement said. “This remains an active discussion with our school communities and we remain committed to continuing to engage with families on this important topic.”
The protests are part of a nationwide conservative movement against discussion of sexuality in primary school. The movement includes concerns among some parents about trans students using bathrooms that don’t respect the gender they were assigned at birth.
Parental backlash to Saticoy Elementary comes as the Dodgers face objections from conservative Catholics over the baseball team’s decision to invite a drag group known as the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence to its LGBTQ+ Pride Night.
The Dodgers uninvited the group, then invited them back when the decision outraged pro-drag Angelenos.