Colorado mom sues school she claims lured sixth-graders into secret gender and sexuality club

A Colorado mom named Erin Lee is suing the school her daughter goes to claiming that she was one of a group of sixth-graders that was lured into a deceptive after-school “art” club that, in actuality, promoted gender and sexuality issues.

“When she got there, she very quickly learned it was actually a gender and sexuality awareness club,” Lee revealed to Fox News host Harris Faulkner on Tuesday.

“The art teacher had invited in an outside presenter into the classroom that day, and this woman did absolutely unthinkable things with the kids,” the mother claimed.

During the presentation, the woman allegedly used flags to describe “umbrella terms” and told the students they were transgender if they were not fully comfortable with their biological sex. She also told the students they could describe themselves as “queer” if they had not figured out what their sexuality was, according to Lee.

“She talked to them about polyamory. She told them that these new labels that they had just adopted made them more likely to commit suicide and talked to them extensively about suicide,” Lee stated.

She also claimed that the presenter discussed puberty blockers and cross-sex hormones. The woman also allegedly told students that their parents may not be “safe” people to talk to as they struggle with their gender and sexual orientation.

“She [the speaker] runs an organization called ‘Skittles’ for kids five to eleven to discuss gender and sexuality,” Lee recounted. She claimed that her daughter’s art teacher pulled her aside and told her “You don’t have to tell your parents.”

The “Genders and Sexualities Alliance” (GSA) Art club featured guest speakers, including a teacher who ran “SPLASH” (Supporting Pride Learning and Social Happenings), a group that focuses on educating students on gender identity and sexual orientation, the lawsuit alleges.

Pam Bondi is a former Florida attorney general and an attorney. She is representing the families in the case who are suing the school. Bondi contends that demanding “accountability” and “transparency” are essential concerning the case and the issues it involves.

“These are taxpayer-funded teachers who are doing this,” she noted on Faulkner’s show. “And we want to send a nationwide message to these school systems, these parents, and these school boards that parents govern their children, not these teachers, and we’re going to give them the tools that they need, our parents, to protect them against indoctrination and all of these crazy things that they’re doing.”

The mother first came forward with her allegations last year. She is suing the Wellington Middle School and Poudre School District outside of Denver. The Poudre School District has confirmed that the club exists and that conversations in it “may be confidential.” But they wouldn’t discuss specific allegations made by Lee “to protect the privacy of the student and their family.”

“In PSD, we promise to create and uphold equitable, inclusive, and rigorous educational opportunities, outcomes, and experiences for all students,” the district declared in a statement to Fox News Digital in May of last year. “As a district, we are committed to making our schools safe spaces in which all students can learn.”

“Genders and Sexualities Alliances, or GSAs, were established as safe spaces for members of the LGBTQIA+ community, allies, and any individual to come together with the goals of ensuring inclusivity, safety, and support. Discussions in GSAs may be confidential given that they can sometimes be sensitive in nature (i.e. a student may be “out” with specific friends but not with the community at large),” it added. “In PSD, a GSA club could be student-sponsored, which is started/run/led by a student and has an adult present at meetings; or school-sponsored, which is started/run/led by an adult. The GSA at Wellington Middle School is school-sponsored.”

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