Homework? Sex-toy selfies for extra credit

June 15, 2015

Improvements in education in the digital age continue. I guess. Teacher’s reported sex-toy homework investigated The whole flap may have started out as an ill-advised joke, but the Alameda Unified School District is investigating reports that an Encinal High School teacher asked students to find their parents’ sex toys and text him selfies with them for extra credit. The investigation was launched after a worker at an after-school program heard…


Middle school kids take field trip to sex-toy store

June 12, 2015

Private school takes students to adult novelty store for sex ed lesson The field trip upset some parents at Gaia School. “It’s just a major breach of trust,” said one parent. Some parents are outraged after the leader of a small Minneapolis private school took about a dozen middle- and high-school-aged students on a sex education field trip to an adult novelty store late last week. “It’s just a major…


Channeling my inner bigot?

Yelling. Photo from http://ldssmile.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/ManandWomanYelling.jpg
February 7, 2007

This week I realized that someone who didnt know me might think I was homophobic. But those who know me, know that I am far from it. But the truth is, I think the pendulum has swung too far. We’ve reached the other apex. We’ve gone from a world where discriminating against gays is considered bigotry to one where simply disagreeing with the opinion of a gay or lesbian gets…