An advocate for explicit sex education who is attached to the National Education Association has told a hearing at the United Nations that mandatory classes need to teach orgasm, oral sex and masturbation to students in order to free them from the “binary” definition provided by “religion.”

The comments by Diane Schneider were reported by Lauren Funk of the Catholic Family & Human Rights Institute.

They came at a recent meeting of the U.N.’s Commission on the Status of Women, where Schneider said “oral sex, masturbation, and orgasms need to be taught in education.”

And mandatory comprehensive sex education is “the only way to combat heterosexism and gender conformity,” she told the panel meeting to discuss how to combat homophobia and transphobia.

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“We must make these issues a part of every middle and high school student’s agenda,” C-FAM reported her saying, because those who oppose the promotion of homosexuality are “stuck in a binary box that religion and family create.”

At Atlas Shrugs there was a call for action in response to the advocacy for explicit sex education.

“Looks like a class action suit would have to be filed immediately on behalf of all parents for child abuse, sexual molestation, trauma and sexual abuse against the federal government, the teachers union, the city and any other sick pervert who had a hand in this. The decaying left, a pox on America’s soul,” reported the blog.

“The NEA, the teachers unions, the public school curriculum, all irretrievably broken.”

C-FAM reported a Belgian panelist at the same event spoke of the need for government requirements when teaching about “anti-discrimination.”

The “positive, pro-LGBT policies in Belgian schools are a direct consequence of liberal and open-minded legislation in Belgium,” he said.

“Two things to note here,” said the Atlas Shrugs commentary by Pamela Geller. “One, the NEA thinks sex education in America needs to be ‘more ‘inclusive,” because kids just aren’t being indoctrinated enough, and two, choice is for abortion. These kids need to be forced to sit in this class.

“This is stuff the NEA thinks students in grades 6-9 need to be forced to attend. Apparently, learning about oral sex will help them be less homophobic, or something,” the commentary said.

Although the NEA website didn’t include documentation of Schneider’s work, confirmation of her NEA role was documented in several places, including a program for the Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network’s event in Hudson Valley, New York, where she was listed as offering a workshop under the National Training Program on Safety, Bias, and GLBT Issues, “a program of the National Education Association.”


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