Male and female created He them. (Genesis 1:27)
Who, in our enlightened modern age, is in favor of forcing rigid stereotypes on children? Why, the evil capitalist toy companies, of course, according to an Australian-based group called No Gender December. Girls have to play with Barbie dolls and boys have to play with toy trucks–because if they don’t, the other kids at school will tease and bully them for not conforming to “gender stereotypes.”
(But didn’t you say public school is the one and only place for kids to go to, if they’re to be properly socialized? Or am I a bad guy and a racist for mentioning that?)
No Gender December wants you to “Take the Pledge,” to wit, “Stereotypes Don’t Belong Under My Tree.” They can’t quite bring themselves to say “Christmas tree.”
Well, all right: we want to give our kiddies toys that make them happy, toys they like. So if my little 6-year-old girl wants a toy truck, or a sack of army men, well, that’s what she’ll get. Really, who can take issue with that?
It isn’t until you get into the website’s Comments section that you see where these people are going with this supposedly good idea. In fact, the first comment you read starts out like this:
“As a nonbinary trans person the gender binary is one of the biggest sources of frustration in my life…”
Something told me they were going to wind up there. I just didn’t expect it so fast.
Let us ask: Why does the entire ruling whoopee crowd of the Western world have such a huge problem with girls being girls and boys being boys, men being men and women being women?
Uh… could it have something to do with depraved, reprobate minds that belong to people who want to replace God’s creation with their own?
Father, deliver us out of this evil and insane age.
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