LGBTQ Students Get Their Own “Safe Space” Private School

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A new private school dedicated to serving “LGBTQQIAA” students is now taking applications for fall classes.

Pride School Atlanta admits students of any race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, affectional preference, sexual orientation, marital or relationship status, gender identity or gender expression, according to the school’s website.

The school says their Mission is “provide LGBTQQIAA students, families and educators a safe, fun and rigorous learning environment free of homophobia and transphobia — a place that honors their identities so they can be themselves, find themselves, and find friends and mentors who can help them navigate the challenges of life and education.”

The students get to create their own “individualized curriculum,” and there is no mandatory homework or testing. “Students are free to discover what, when and how they prefer to learn, trusted that their natural curiosity and desire to pursue personal goals will lead them to a rigorous and rich education,” the website reads.

The private school is a non-profit organization, and the annual tuition for students is $13,500.

The executive director of the school is Christian Zsilavetz, whose bio says “he is a formerly heterosexual cisgender woman who is now a queer-identified transman (male pronouns, FTM) with a wife and 2 wee ones, one of whom is gender fluid.”

There’s more…. The “youth representative” at the school is Zoe Hastings, a 7-year-old 1st grader, and the director’s oldest child.  Zoe was the “first person to ever join the board of Pride School Atlanta, Inc.,” while in Pre-K.

Zoe’s bio says, “She also has a younger sibling who is gender fabulous and she stands up for them.”

According to Zoe’s bio, what started all this was the following incident:  “When she was four years old, someone asked if she was a boy or a girl because she had short hair at the time, and she never ever let her hair be real short again because she did not want to be asked that question ever again in her life.”

DEFINITIONS:

  • Gender Fluid: A gender fluid person may at any time identify as male, female, neutrois, or any other non-binary identity, or some combination of identities. Their gender can also vary at random or vary in response to different circumstances.
  • Gender Fabulous: (We’re still searching for a definition on this one.)

 







 

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