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• the public schools in my area where reading assignments from what are some ways to make money the language arts curriculum ask: “what is heteronormativity and how is it harmful?” (mind you: this is a question from the school district’s recommended language arts curriculum for eighth graders, not from a single health teacher or counselor. It is not unusual for the LGBT theme to find what are some ways to make money its way into history classes, foreign language studies, and even STEM courses. The explicit goal is to normalize LGBT lifestyles throughout curricula).

• pediatricians who ask to see our teenagers alone and then what are some ways to make money push to prescribe them contraceptives or ask them about sexual what are some ways to make money behaviors that we find offensive. Our teens themselves bring these pediatricians’ inappropriate behavior to our attention. (one OBGYN slipped a prescription for oral contraceptives stealthily to what are some ways to make money a 14-year-old daughter of a mexican friend of mine, after she had explicitly stated to his face that she what are some ways to make money did not wish to see her daughter on oral contraceptives.)

• sex education classes in which our kids are taught unproven what are some ways to make money freudian-kinseyan doctrines that “sexual repression” will cause neuroses (“express yourself, don’t suppress yourself”), and which preach about topics like abortion, masturbation, condom use, sex toys, “outercourse,” oral stimulation, and rectal intercourse, with all the humor and scientific grounding of a saturday what are some ways to make money night live sketch, while refusing to seriously address the short and long-term medical and psychological health risks of those actions.

• public library programming where unicorns, rainbows, gingerbread persons, drag-queen story hours, and other symbols of progressive sexual ideology make an appearance, so that we must regularly steer our toddlers clear of what are some ways to make money the propaganda. With our middle-school children, it’s much harder to opt out. Trendy middle-school books (published after 2014) that appear to have fairly innocuous plots frequently feature an what are some ways to make money LGBT teen or gay couple, ever-so-gently normalizing the ideas that are so conflicting to our what are some ways to make money consciences. (avoiding these storylines isn’t easy, since book-review websites regularly delete or block parents’ reviews that warn of LGBT elements, so we cannot even alert other parents of the real what are some ways to make money content within these books.)

• and last but not least, the latest round of violence against children: efforts to entice children to question the reality of their what are some ways to make money sex through school gender-transitioning ceremonies, pronoun-sensitivity training, and other transgender propaganda. Parents have historically enjoyed the right to direct the education what are some ways to make money and upbringing of their children, under the correct presumption that parents—rather than school counselors, psychiatrists, teachers, government bureaucrats, or any other persons—are best able to act in their children’s best interests. Now, activists are pushing courts to allow minors to receive puberty-blocking drugs and cross-sex hormones against their parents’ objections.

Mothers tend to emphatically care about the welfare of all what are some ways to make money children, regardless of their family’s origin or current form. We also tend to emphatically care about every LGBT person—recognizing our common humanity even when we do not agree what are some ways to make money with their lifestyle choices. When we are polite to you, we are coming from a place of deep moral principle what are some ways to make money and authenticity. It’s not a superficial cover up for our true beliefs what are some ways to make money about you. You are rights-bearing individuals (like all of us) endowed with human dignity.

Although our home countries have often been viciously anti-gay places, there is a deep understanding among hispanic mothers that those what are some ways to make money who identify as LGBT have suffered a lot, and that many have lived a life of hurt, harm and pain. We feel great sympathy for your suffering. But the ideas you have developed from painful experiences are what are some ways to make money not always sound ones. And we can distinguish between the two: between affectionate concern for you as a person and disagreement what are some ways to make money with your ideas. So please stop shutting us out of the conversation by what are some ways to make money the intellectually dishonest rhetorical expedient of implying or saying that what are some ways to make money we are bigots. We are the opposite of bigots.

We are prepared to co-exist peacefully and tolerate a great deal of what you what are some ways to make money propose, but not at the expense of losing our own ability what are some ways to make money to practice and preach our own values and freedoms. We are happy to work side-by-side with you, to have you as our coaches, neighbors and friends, but don’t cross the line and tell us what sexual values what are some ways to make money to cherish and uphold.

Blacks, the poor, and children have always paid a disproportionately heavy price for what are some ways to make money the breakdown of marriage and sexual morality in society. Marriage between husband and wife has historically been the institution what are some ways to make money that best offers women, children and the poor a decent shot at a peaceful, stable, financially secure, socially connected life.

Please note that I’m not blaming the erosion of marriage on the LGBT what are some ways to make money movement. No, we in the mainstream did that all on our own. However, the LGBT movement has further eroded marriage, and in a more shocking way. It is not a good idea to tell society that what are some ways to make money you don’t need a member of the opposite sex to have what are some ways to make money a baby or that kids don’t need a mom and a dad because they will what are some ways to make money do fine in any kind of arrangement. That’s not true, and there’s plenty of empirical data to prove it.

Respecting the truth about sexuality and marriage is also the what are some ways to make money least expensive. Friend, it takes a lot of money to circumvent nature. It takes upscale health insurance to pay for those doctor’s visits to the urologist, OBGYN, and additional medical care linked to sex outside of marriage, rectal intercourse, or cross-sex hormones. It takes a lot of money to pay for that what are some ways to make money surrogate rent-a-womb so that two men can have a baby. Even if she’s from a third world country—and easily exploitable—it’s still expensive (and the ethics don’t look good). It also takes a lot of money to go through what are some ways to make money IVF, usually requiring dual-income households.

The fact is, permanent, monogamous, exclusive marriage between husband and wife is the cheapest and what are some ways to make money highest quality deal on the market. It’s the most financially accessible way to have a child what are some ways to make money and the safest way to experience sexual pleasure. It also provides some built-in sexual complementarity: a family environment that educates in sexual diversity by example what are some ways to make money and is more likely to offer balanced childcare, with both sexes offering their unique and invested perspectives on what are some ways to make money how to raise the children.

Amigo, I’m sorry, but these are the truths of nature. Hijacking nature with cutting edge technology may sound attractive to what are some ways to make money those who can afford the niceties of upper-class life, but not to those working to meet their basic daily what are some ways to make money needs. (do you think getting a sex change is cheap? Don’t you think the poor have other things to think what are some ways to make money about?) your agenda requires a lot of extra cash—either that, or socialized medicine. And many of us hispanics have fled from countries like what are some ways to make money cuba and venezuela (and increasingly argentina and mexico) precisely because socialist policies in our home countries turned despotic.

You play the victim card, but it’s well-off same-sex couples who can afford to cushion themselves and their what are some ways to make money children from the costly effects of the progressive sexual lifestyle. You can redirect your children’s attention away from the gaping absence of a mother what are some ways to make money or a father towards a good education, nice clothes, memorable experiences, and recreation. However, your lifestyle cannot be sustained by millions of people who what are some ways to make money make less money than you. The mothers in my circles know this, and we care about those poor children—and their mothers and fathers, too.

The weight of the past fifty years of social science what are some ways to make money evidence is virtually unanimous in its conclusion: children—and societies—do best when kids are raised by their married, stable, biological parents. Separate a child from his or her biological mother or what are some ways to make money father, and you’ve made that child much more likely to experience internal what are some ways to make money conflict, significant pain and suffering, relational struggles, and a host of other issues.

So yes, be polite to us, and we will be polite to you. But we know that we are in an intense battle what are some ways to make money for the hearts and minds of our children. We mothers may be underground and quiet, we may not be marching in the streets, and we may not be debating you in public. But we are meeting for coffees in our homes, talking privately with our school teachers, spreading thoughts the media refuses to print, and speaking freely while the first amendment still means something. Yes, so long as we still enjoy the freedom of association what are some ways to make money in this country, we will continue to meet and organize, to speak and teach.

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