Weekend Reads: Don’t Spank Your Kids, Quiet Revolution, and #Give Elsa a Girlfriend
Happy Mayday everybody! It’s International Workers’ Day, basically labor Day for the rest of the world. So go out and unite, I’m told you have nothing to lose?
People have been spanking children forever and parents still think it works. 50 years of scientific research says they are wrong.
The American College of Pediatricians is a conservative advocacy group that you shouldn’t confuse with The American Academy of Pediatrics , in fact the Southern Poverty Law Center considers them a hate group. Think Progress is taking none of their shit this week with this story… Hate Group Masquerading as Pediatricians Attacks Transgender Youth.
Politicians push marriage, but that’s not what helps kids.
Are schools are failing their quietest students? One teacher thinks so, and it is something that she has changed her mind on.
People want Disney to start walking the walk on LGBT representation in their films, and many think the perfect place to start is with the sequel to the not too subtle coming allegory Frozen. Thus has been born #GiveElsaAGirlfriend.
Many people in the community identify with the ice queen, who feels unaccepted because of her powers (sexuality) and hides away in her room and ice castle (closet) until she finally accepts who she is and comes out to save her sister.
With Frozen 2 on Disney’s slate, many people have taken to Twitter with the hashtag #GiveElsaAGirlfriend to explain just why Disney should be providing an LGBT storyline already.
OMG this is adorable…
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