Senator Cory Bernardi and state education minister Dr Susan Close have weighed in on the controversy over primary schoolboys and male teachers being encouraged to wear dresses at school next week.
You can read the Senator and Minister's perspectives in this article. Senator Bernardi wrote:
Education Minister Susan Close, who is a strong supporter of the ‘Safe Schools’ program, demonstrated a tin-ear of her own when she suggested I was unnecessarily politicising a school event — as if asking primary school boys and male teachers to wear a dress to school should pass as unremarkable.
It’s about as unremarkable as the education system asking four-year-olds to decide their own gender or pre-teens to imagine themselves as same-sex attracted.
These are the radical changes that have been introduced into our education system and they raise the legitimate concern of a great many parents but are regularly defended by the Minister.
Cory Bernardi's survey on this topic is available here.