State Rep. Aaron Bernstine said a slideshow featuring the gendered unicorn was used during a seminar at a local Pennsylvania college where college students, hoping to graduate to become teachers, learned how they could have conversations with children in the garden. infants, first and second grade.
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“Five, 6, 7, 8-year-olds don’t need to see anything like this at all,” Bernstine said. “It is very important that we make sure that this never reaches our children at this young age. It is completely unacceptable and we have to make sure that we protect the children in the classroom.”
Bernstine said that according to some students at the seminar, the Gender Unicorn and Gender Person are meant to educate elementary school students about their identity as part of a campaign against bullying.
Bernstine said the material came from the Pennsylvania State Department of Education.
“It is not the government’s job to indoctrinate these children with this despicable type of graphic. He talks about sex and things like that. He is too young to have these conversations with children,” Bernstine said.