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201 8| Week of February 12 | #1242
How would you react and how would you advise your teen if he or she came home with this news? “At my school 50% of the girls say they are lesbian or identify as boys.”
Or how about this: “A guy came to school today wearing heels, a dress, and make up. I decided out of respect, I should talk to this student using feminine pronouns. He told me, ‘I am not a girl. Just because I am dressed like a girl, doesn’t mean I am one. I am still male and want you to use male pronouns.’” (more…)
2018 | Week of February 5 | #1241
It’s 2018, which means it’s a big election year in Wisconsin—and it starts in just two weeks.
On Tuesday, February 20, we have a primary election to settle who will be on the ballot for the spring general election on Tuesday, April 3. Our spring elections include races for mayors, city councils, village and town boards, county boards, school boards, and sometimes state-level offices. This year, we have a statewide race for a 10-year term on the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Because it is a statewide office, that means every ballot in the state will have at least this race on it—which means every eligible voter in the state can and should vote in this election. (more…)
2018 | Wednesday, January 31 | Listen Online
Today Julaine gives important information on Wisconsin’s 2018 elections, with a special focus on the February 20th Spring Nonpartisan Primary. She takes a closer look at the 3 candidates who will be on February 20 ballot for the statewide WI Supreme Court race.
2018 | Week of January 29 | #1240
Ever heard the term “social construct”? I suspect lots of people hear the term but aren’t really sure what it means. The first time I ran into it overtly was in a public forum several years ago.
I had been asked to be on a panel to talk about adoption and in particular adoption by same-sex couples. I was the only panelist, of course, holding the position that what is best for children is to be brought up in the home of their married male dad and female mom, whether the children are biological or adopted. (more…)
2018 | Wednesday, January 24 | Listen Online
Julaine gives some insights into Governor Walker’s State-of-the-State address, especially related to strengthening families, and discusses Wisconsin’s school choice options.
2018 | January 23 Wisconsin Has Multiple Educational Options For Parents