A Connecticut school nurse was placed on administrative leave this week over a scathing Facebook post about an unnamed 11-year-old girl on “puberty blockers” and “non-binary” students and their parents, most of whom have no idea what is happening with their children due to students and school staff keeping it a “secret” from them.
What are the details?
Leslie Torres-Rodriguez, superintendent of Hartford Public Schools, said in a Monday letter that the nurse’s “inappropriate” comments about LGBTQ students in the district were posted in a Facebook group, and they “described private and personal details about a specific student.”
However, the Daily Mail unearthed what it said is the nurse’s post, and no student is named in it.
Still, Torres-Rodriguez said the post from the nurse — whom she didn’t name due to privacy concerns — reflected values that are “totally inconsistent with what we stand for. HPS does not tolerate any language that could be harmful to our community.” She added that the nurse is on leave while the district conducts an investigation.
What did the nurse’s post allegedly say?
The Daily Mail said the nurse was commenting on a local mom’s group about school recommendations and advised that parents should “investigate the school system curriculum” as Connecticut “is a very socially liberal, gender-confused state.”
The post added, “As a public school nurse, I have an 11yo female student on puberty blockers and a dozen identifying as non-binary, all but two keeping this as a secret from their parents with the help of teachers, [social workers], and [school] administration,” the outlet said.
In addition the post said “teachers and [social workers] are spending 37.5 hours a week influencing your children, not necessarily teaching your children what YOU think is being taught,” according to the Daily Mail.
The nurse also said “children are introduced to this confusion in kindergarten by the school [social worker] who ‘teaches’ social and emotional regulation and school expectations,” the outlet reported.
Finally, the nurse wrote that the brain develops into the early 20s, so there are laws against adolescents using alcohol, vaping, and smoking tobacco and pot — “but it’s OK to inject hormones into confused prepubescent children and perform genital mutilating surgery on adolescents! How incongruent is that thinking!” the Daily Mail said.
The outlet said its attempts to contact the nurse Tuesday were unsuccessful.
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