Gulags were brutal labor camps used by Stalin’s Soviet dictatorship to punish “enemies of the state”, resulting in the death of more than a million people. Natacha Kennedy, a transgender lecturer at Goldsmiths, created a list of academics the student group wants to silence, and she ran a Facebook group calling for accusations of “hate crimes” to be used to silence them.
These courses, which are mandatory, will begin with second-graders and continue throughout the educational experience. Text-book publishers are scrambling to include as many historical figures as possible about whom there has been LGBT speculation. [Continuous and focused speculation on this issue, especially when when presented in school and associated with historical figures, will encourage children to see LGBT as the new American role model. This is not an unintended consequence.]