Should Sex Education Be Legal? Essay

787 Words Jul 30th, 2015 4 Pages
How would you feel about your 5-year-old learning about masturbation? Sex education used to consist of teaching anatomy and abstinence, unfortunately in recent years this has drastically changed. Not only has sex education changed, but also multiple school districts are arguing that they are under no obligation to inform parents about the adoption of new curriculum. Besides this, parents are not being given the option to opt their children out of these lessons. While schools are our educational institutions, sex education should now be left to the parents because this type of education is now interfering with a child’s academic education, imposing social beliefs, and frankly children are not capable of fully understanding. So what is this new curriculum? Political activists have presented several curriculums under the umbrella of Teaching Tolerance. This new curriculum consists of several aspects. First on the agenda is to teach sexual terminology starting in Kindergarten. Words such as homosexual, bisexual, transgender, and heterosexism will be part of their vocabulary education. Heterosexism is particularly addressed as the teaching of discrimination or prejudice against homosexuals on the assumption that heterosexuality is the normal way of life. Students who disagree with these teaching will be labeled as tolerating hatred. Another part of the curriculum is gender fluidity. Gender fluidity teaches that there is no such thing as a human being 100% girl or 100% boy.…

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