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Florida Schools Are Asking Student-Athletes to Report Their Menstrual Histories


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Looking for solutions to problems that do not exist and creating injustice and privacy violation for the whole of women in the state.  The mentality of the old slave owning states, that humans must be owned by masters is as alive and well as ever. Pass the DNA please.

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6 minutes ago, VickySGV said:

The mentality of the old slave owning states

Yeah. Evil masquarading as Christian. 

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Since this is being done online, there is no way to guarantee anyone's privacy.

They did claim it was optional though.

Seems unnecessary intrusive.

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If anyone opts out of answering, they will be branded as trans, and discrimination will follow.  The whole point is to identify trans people.

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Definitely, definitely. This seems very illegal and very invasive. It can already be embarrassing enough having a monthly and having it start at inconvenient times, and having documentation like this might actually embarrass an athlete and cause them- on the extreme side- to consider dropping athletic sports if that's how they're going to be treated. Really, it shouldn't be a school's business when a student experiences such a process or when they had it last. That's only important to the parents- if the student is comfortable with sharing such information- and doctors if a medical emergency occurs. No athlete should be barred under the basis of a process not everyone goes through. There are some girls who don't get monthlies or as often as other people.

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One thing that these imbeciles in Florida fail to realize is that for very competitive female athletes, they may very well have irregular menses. The other ludicrous thing is that if they would support trans-children so that they can have puberty in the gender they identify with, they will not have any competitive advantage. Of course, that may involve some of those higher functions such as reading, or those softer skills such as empathy. The anti-trans folks in Florida are a strange group at best.

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I didn't grow up in Florida, but I remember school "health" types being rather invasive.  And yeah, we had the menstruation question.  Specifically worded, "When was your last period, and how often do you get them?"  My mother is not normally rebellious, but she thought that was inappropriate.  Her response was epic.  She told me to write in, "I get a period after every declarative sentence." 😆

 

In my opinion, public schools have way too much power.  They have no business being involved in students' health or asking questions of any sort.  That's the family's responsibility.  I think @VickySGV is quite correct...it is a holdover from slavery.  Or rather, it is an expansion of a light version of slavery from after the Civil War.  When slavery was declared illegal, they figured out how to make it class warfare instead, and oppress people of many different backgrounds.  Those in power (wealthy, politicians, etc) would love to own all the rest of us, like feudal serfs. 

 

We saw the iron fist come out of the glove during two years of COVID... the establishment now uses "health" as justification for any assault on our bodies and civil rights.  The best answer I can see is a complete takedown of the medical establishment, and returning doctors to their place as respected service providers of the same class as mechanics and merchants, instead of anointed omniscient overlords. 

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