Parents in Orange County, California are outraged over new updates to a sexual education curriculum for middle school students that include ‘gender identity’ and recognizing same-sex relationships — these students are between the ages of 12 and 13 years old.
The Capistrano Unified School District Board of Trustees approved of the new implementation in a 6-1 vote and updated the materials required under California law — the new curriculum will be rolled out in May of this year.
Trustee Jim Reardon, a conservative Republican, was the only one to vote against the new Marxist updates to the sex ed curriculum.
In order to comply with the 2016 California Healthy Youth Act (CHYA), the Capistrano Unified School District added new updates to the sex ed program which includes information on healthy vs abusive relationships, HIV awareness and prevention, same-sex relationships and instruction on gender identity.
Gender identity instruction will include teaching students about “gender-inclusive” language which advises teachers to use pronouns such as “they” instead of “he or she.”