Upon my return from working with PEACE in Hawaii (a report is forthcoming) my first call was from a Toronto parent whose Grade 1 daughter was being forced to go to the washroom with a boy whose parents have chosen to identify him as a girl.
More than 120 Makua (parents), Kapuna (grandparents) and aunties and uncles on the rural island of Molokai joined together at the Kalanianaole Hall to hear the truth about Pono Choices and the intent of sensitive curriculum coming into the schools in Hawaii. Bob McDermott shared the medical inaccuracies of Pono Choices, how it was not age appropriate and that is does not meet Hawaii State Department of Education policy. Pono Choices tells children that anal sex with a condom is low risk activity. The Molokai Continue reading →
Families, community leaders and business people are jumping on board the P.E.A.C.E. Hawaii initiative designed to advocate for the needs of people of all faiths with children in public schools.
Honolulu, Feb. 10, 2014 – One hundred parents and concerned citizens filled the fellowship hall at Kalihi Union Church to hear educator and family advocate Phil Lees share the effects of same sex marriage on education and how people of faith can respond and positively engage. Parents expressed great concern that affirmation of alternative sexual lifestyles education is creeping into primary grades as supplementary curriculum; into music classes in songs about going to Gay Pride Parade, into drama class where students will participate in LGBT Continue reading →
Parent response at a sex-ed meeting in Scarborough on Tuesday was confirmation that many in the public do not want a revised Ontario curriculum released until issues are addressed.
Report by: Phil Lees For the past 18 days it has been an honor to tour Hawaii with pastors and legislators sharing the effect Senate Bill 1 (Marriage Equality – Same Sex Marriage) will have on education, families, the church, and the culture of Hawaii. When asked how I have enjoyed my time in Hawaii, the response, “I have become familiar with many of your churches and all of your airports” is an accurate reflection of our time here. We have been to most of Continue reading →
At the request of churches and legislators, PEACE president Phil Lees will be touring Hawaii for two weeks during October to share the effects of same sex marriage on school curriculum. Last month, Lees attended the Transforming Our World conference in Hawaii, hosted by Harvest Evangelism. There he met Hawaiian leaders who, in conversation, heard the message about conflicting curriculum in our schools and how this increased after the passing of same sex marriage in 2005. Hawaiian legislators are voting on same sex marriage on Continue reading →
By Mileka Lincoln HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – With a little more than two weeks to go until lawmakers convene at the State Capitol for the special session to decide whether to legalize same-sex marriage, both sides hope to sway legislators before they vote. About 150 people gathered at the Capitol Friday afternoon in opposition to the proposed same-sex marriage legislation. “The coalition to let the people decide on marriage says don’t take our choice to preserve traditional marriage as a unique social institution out of the Continue reading →
By Joe Warmington, QMI Agency A symposium this month at the University of Toronto called “Bodies at Play, Sexuality, Children and Classroom Life” has a Christian leader urging the federal government to not allow into Canada its keynote speaker. Controversial author James R. Kincaid, who wrote the 1992 book, Child-Loving, The Erotic Child and Victorian Culture, should be turned back at airport, says Charles McVety, a child safety advocate and president of Canada Christian College. “Kincaid’s earlier work in Victorian literature and culture and in Continue reading →
By: Joe Warmington, Toronto Sun First posted: Monday, September 24, 2012 TORONTO – “There are no rules for being a boy or a girl” — slogan on a TDSB poster. So now the Toronto District School Board is telling kids they don’t have to be boys or girls? What the hell is going on with these people? They are always up to something. Always sneaking something by. In the past year, I have done stories on how they raised the rent 800% on some small churches, how Continue reading →