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    Question Alberta, Canada's Progressive New Government Bans the Words "Mother" and "Father"

    It used to be: "Heather has two mommies."

    Now, it's: "Heather has two non-gendered and inclusive caregivers."

    That's the language the New Democratic Party government in Alberta, Canada, is telling teachers and school administrators to use when adressing the adults with whom students are living. Out: "mother" and "father." In: "parent," "caregiver," "partner," whatever.

    And God help you if refer to one of the little rascals as "him" or "her."

    Here's the pertinent language from the rainbow-adorned "Guidelines for Best Practices" that the highminded-progressive NDP government issued last week:

    School forms, websites, letters, and other communications use non-gendered and inclusive language (e.g., parents/guardians, caregivers, families, partners, “student” or “their” instead of Mr., Ms., Mrs., mother, father, him, her, etc.)."

    - See more at: http://iwf.org/blog/2799131/Alberta,....LUITd45N.dpuf
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    Dumbasses.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheresOnlyOneWay View Post
    Dumbasses.
    Correction:

    "Less enlightened individuals (due to the socio-economic prejudice of Caucasian males) acting like donkeys."

    Get it right.
    Taylor Swift is nice to look at. Adele can sing.

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    I live in Alberta and this is the first I'm hearing of it.
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    what a fucking joke.
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    Kind of a non story. When I went to school all school forms were signed by a parent/guardian, not a mom/dad.

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    Norwegian School Drops Carnival Over Gender Stereotypes — but the Students’ Ages Might Be the Big Eye-Opener


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    Quote Originally Posted by cabomiro View Post
    I live in Alberta and this is the first I'm hearing of it.
    OH everyone relax.
    The governments and school boards here are trying to settle on a appropriate ways to deal with the complicated issues surrounding transgender students in schools.
    It's a very complicated issue, obviously, and in particular for the Catholic school boards here who are struggling to find a way forward.

    I haven't read the article because I'm bored of the amount of misinformation out there. But I can tell you I've lived in this province all my life, I voted NDP, I'm not a dumbass, and it's not a fuckin joke.

    It's a complicated issue for many, and with the world doing what it can to embrace the LGBT community, there will be things to overcome, particularly when religion is involved.
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    Quote Originally Posted by It's Mike View Post
    Kind of a non story. When I went to school all school forms were signed by a parent/guardian, not a mom/dad.

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    every letter I got for my kid was addressed to "the parent or guardian" of .......

    now it is just a little more complicated gender wise and marriage status wise...but the answer is as simple as it ever was

    the next best thing to "To Whom it May Concern"

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