Monday, June 29, 2015

Saying no to new sex ed curriculum

Len Lewis doesn't think much about Ontario's new sex education curriculum.

He calls it despicable, disgusting and abhorrent.

The Echo Bay resident wants the first update to the province's health and physical education curriculum in 17 years stopped before its launch in classrooms in September.

“Just stop this legislation,” said Lewis.

Lewis was one of about 50 opponents to the new curriculum who rallied on Bay Street on Sunday afternoon.

The retired welder at Inco is concerned that children will receive “explicit” instruction about sex acts.

Anal and oral sex will be discussed in Grades 7 and 8, as well as contraception and preventing sexually transmitted diseases. Students learn about gender identity and sexual orientation in Grade 3.

“I don't think that young children who are very open and gullible should be subject to this curriculum,” said the grandfather of four. “I think it's terrible.”  (more...)

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