It appears that when push comes to shove, at least in England, the needs and demands of Muslims have a higher priority than the needs and demands of the gay population, as the Daily Wire reports:
Parkfield Community School in Birmingham, England had classes in which a program titled “No Outsiders” taught that “families look different,” in an effort to teach schoolchildren about homosexuality.
The Guardian reports that the program was created by assistant headteacher Andrew Moffat, “who was awarded an MBE for his work in equality education and is also in the running for a major international teaching award.”
In the program, the students read books with titles such as “Mommy, Mama and Me” and “King & King.”
The Guardian adds that Moffat has been receiving threats through a leaflet campaign.
The community has a great number of Muslims; the program was pulled after the school received a petition last month with over 400 signatures from parents, mostly Muslim, who have withdrawn their children from the school in protest.
The Guardian reported that last Friday, roughly 600 Muslim children, aged between four and 11, were withdrawn from the school for the day.
Birmingham school stops LGBT lessons. 600 children withdrawn from Parkfield community school by Muslim parents who object to lessons mentioning same-sex love & families (despite the fact that some of their own children will be LGBT & will need support)
— Peter Tatchell (@PeterTatchell) March 4, 2019
Not everyone was pleased by this move:
A massive backwards step. This must be stopped.
— Richard Rose Filthy Remainer #FBPE (@RichardRose01) March 4, 2019
Sadly in Birmingham when it comes to @UKLabour the Islamic block vote counts more than #LGBT rights and education. This was always the way things were going to end with #Labour dependent on votes of Inner City muslims.
— Ian (@iancharris) March 4, 2019
While I’ve reservations about the early and compulsory nature of teaching on sexuality, it’s not what the school was doing. It was providing a light tough early exposure to inclusive thinking. Just listen to some of the hate filled bile from these nutters https://t.co/RqNzxKzibE
— Elliot N (@elliotnmusic) March 4, 2019
Keep the lessons going. Let the parents take their children out of school if they wish.
— John Newsham (@johnnewsham1989) March 4, 2019
When you live and die by identity politics at some point there will be clash of groups. In this case Muslims trumps gays.
Sad, what liberals and leftists have done to our world.
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