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Parents at elite Manhattan school furious over ‘masturbation’ videos shown in 1st grade

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It’s bad enough children are being inundated in many schools with a woke agenda centered around the left’s toxic critical race theory, but progressive instruction that may be looked back upon sometime in the future as child abuse seeks to impact the entire child, all the way down to sexuality.

Parents at Dalton School, an elite Manhattan private school, are outraged over sex education instruction for first graders that included masturbation. What’s more, the parents were assured last fall they had “misinterpreted” the class, when some raised concerns about the content, according to the New York Post.

The class is from Dalton “health and wellness” educator Justine Ang Fonte, who last month led a controversial and explicit “porn literacy” workshop at another elite prep school, the Post reported.

A cartoon video Fonte reportedly used in one of her sex-education classes for 6-year-olds shows little kids talking about “touching themselves” for pleasure.

“Hey, how come my penis gets big sometimes and points up in the air?” the little boy in the cartoon asks.

An adult woman explains to the child that this is called an “erection.” Thankfully, she leaves it at that, not going any further to explain the purpose of an erection.

“Sometimes I touch my penis because it feels good,” the boy adds, prompting a little girl to chime in, “Sometimes, when I’m in my bath or mom puts me in bed, I like to touch my vulva too.”

The woman affirms that it’s “okay” for them to touch themselves, before urging them to only do it in private — Fonte has reportedly reassured parents that she does not use the word “masturbation” in class, and stressed that she teaches children not to touch themselves in public.

“You have a clitoris there Kayla, that probably feels good to touch the same way Keith’s penis feels good when he touches it,” the adult in the animation tells the girl. “But have you ever noticed that older kids and grown-ups don’t touch their private parts in public?”

“That’s right, it’s okay to touch yourself and see how different body parts feel but it’s best to only do it in private,” she adds.

According to the article, the first-graders’ lessons include a focus on gender identity and gender expression. They are also lessons about “consent,” and while there may be some merit to this approach, one mother complained that students are being told that their own parents or grandparents should not touch them without first asking for permission.

“Literally parents are supposed to say to their kids, May I hug you?” one parent said.

“I’m paying $50,000 to these a–holes to tell my kid not to let her grandfather hug her when he sees her?” one parent purportedly told another.

Another Dalton mother told the newspaper that Fonte should not be allowed to teach children.

“Kids have no less than five classes on gender identity – this is pure indoctrination,” she said. “This person should absolutely not be teaching children. Ironically, she teaches kids about ‘consent’ yet she has never gotten consent from parents about the sexually explicit, and age inappropriate material about transgender to first graders.”

The mother further stated that school administrators are playing mind games with concerned parents about what’s happening in the classroom.

“We are not ‘confused.’ We are in fact just seeing very clearly for the first time what a ‘progressive’ education really means at Dalton,” she insisted. “The fact that the school then gaslit parents into thinking we are confused is abysmal.”

“We are furious,” a third Dalton mother said. “We were horrified to learn this was shown to our first-grade 6- and 7-year old kids without our knowledge or consent. But it’s so hard to fight back because you’ll get canceled and your child will suffer.”

A Dalton spokesman stood by the video while suggesting that the school may review the curriculum. Maybe.

As part of Dalton’s comprehensive Health curriculum for students, a lesson on Gender & Bodies included two evidence-based and age-appropriate videos approved for students 4 years and older,” the spokesperson told the Post. “These videos align with nationally recognized methodologies and standards. We consistently review our Health curriculum, making sure that the content is developmentally appropriate and, if necessary, we adapt our curriculum accordingly.”

“We will continue to listen carefully to parent feedback, respond thoughtfully to community concerns, and develop lessons that are in the best interest of our students, respect our community’s values, and correspond with best practices,” he continued.

The Post reported last week that Fonte is teaching a “porn literacy” workshop at Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School, titled, “Porn Literacy:  An intersectional focus on mainstream porn.”

The class included an “often-explicit slide presentation and lecture to the 120 co-ed juniors included how porn takes care of ‘three big male vulnerabilities’; statistics on an ‘orgasm gap’ showing straight women have far fewer orgasms with their partners than gay men or women; and photos of partially-nude women, some in bondage, to analyze ‘what is porn and what is art,'” the exposé noted.

The presentation included a list of the most-searched pornographic terms of 2019, such as “creampie,” “anal,” “gangbang,” “stepmom” and more.

Tom Tillison

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