A lawsuit filed against a New Hampshire school district alleges the school suspended a Catholic student for insisting there are only two genders.
The student “had an exchange with a progressive student, who is described as not being transgendered, on a school bus,” the NH Journal reported.
During the conversation, the student “relayed his belief informed by Catholic teaching that there are two genders, male and female.”
The high school is identified as Exeter High School in New Hampshire. The lawsuit was filed by the student’s mother.
The school administration eventually seized the text messages of the ongoing conversation.
As a result, the school suspended the student who believes in two genders for “failing to respect another student’s gender pronouns” as well as for “inappropriate language.”
The lawsuit states:
The student does not deny that he violated the Gender Nonconforming Students policy…
He in fact denied, and will continue to deny, that any person can belong to a gender other than that of “male” or “female.”… The student will never refer to any individual person using plural pronouns such as “they,” using contrived pronouns such as “ze,” or with any similar terminology that reflects values which (the student) does not share…
Regardless of what defendants may think about these words, M.P. did not use profane or insulting language towards any person while in the school building, on a school bus, during school activities, or on school property in any of the events leading up to his athletic suspension and this case.
Bobby Burack of Outkick comments, “In other words, if a student doesn’t buy into the idea that there is a long list of gender identities, he must either shut up and agree or risk his spot on the football team in this district.”
“If you are a parent in New Hampshire, that’s now the conversation you have to have with your child,” he concludes.