Lithuanian schools diaries replace ‘mother, father’ with ‘Parent 1, Parent 2’
2013-12-17 0:00

From: RT

Electronic diaries in hundreds of Lithuanian schools now display “Parent I” or “Parent II” entries where they used to be “mother” and “father”. This comes after the same initiative for kindergartens was abolished over public outrage.

The change in family ways has popped up in the Lithuanian system of electronic school diaries which are filled in by the form master.

The Parent I / II initiative was first introduced in Lithuania by the mayor’s office in the capital, Vilnius, where parents registering their children to kindergartens were forced to fill the relevant entries in the official form. The initiative provoked a debate.

“I just cannot make out which entry I belong to and just which I am: Parent One or Parent Two,” a mother told the Lithuanian news outlet Delfi at the time.

Also, some feminist groups declared the entries for all-women alliances should rather be Mother I and Mother II.

The media scandal that followed the Vilnius Mayor’s office initiative, forced bureaucrats to give up their plans regarding ‘Parent I’ and ‘Parent II’ entries in kindergarten documents. Still, it appears to have resurfaced in schools.

The electronic diaries system, already introduced in around 500 Lithuanian schools, is being administrated by the company Tavo Mokykla. The head of the company, Viktorija Burinskaitė, said the change was implemented in the new version of the diary. ‘Mother’ and ‘father’ columns might return to the final version of the program, she said.

[...]

Read the full article at: rt.com




Related Articles
Sweden’s Gender War - The Insanity of State Feminism
Swedish transgenders forcibly sterilized
Washington state law adopts gender-neutral language
You’re a hen, I’m a hen: gender-neutral pronoun gains ground in Sweden
France set to ban the words ’mother’ and ’father’ from all official documents
Is it a boy or a girl? Germany allows babies to be neither


Latest News from our Front Page

Dutch King Willem-Alexander declares the end of the welfare state
2015-08-04 18:26
King Willem-Alexander delivered a message to the Dutch people from the government in a nationally televised address: the welfare state of the 20th century is gone. In its place a "participation society" is emerging, in which people must take responsibility for their own future and create their own social and financial safety nets, with less help from the national government. The ...
Why a Caucasian-Japanese is not Perceived as Japanese
2015-08-04 2:15
The Japan Times has a hilarious article about a White guy who is angry and upset at the horrible and racist world we live in because customs agents and border agents are questioning his "right to be Japanese." It's seems that Debito Arodou's experience at border crossings suggest that no one takes a White guy seriously, for claiming to be Japanese. Hmm, ...
"Open the border - we're going to the UK!" Chanting mob of 200 storm Eurotunnel
2015-08-04 1:25
Migrants make their way towards the Tunnel entrance in the early hours of Sunday morning An organised mob of 200 migrants charged into the Calais entrance of the Channel Tunnel early yesterday, chanting ‘open the borders’ and demanding to be allowed into Britain. They tore down fences and charged past police, who retaliated by spraying tear gas. When the migrants were finally ...
Forgotten British Heroes Campaign
2015-08-04 0:16
The text of the letter from the Forgotten British Heroes Campaign to the Israel ambassador in London, Daniel Taub. This will be delivered to the Israel Embassy on Saturday 1st August, the day on which the Campaign will hold a wreath-laying and then a meeting at the site of a notorious Zionist terrorist bombing near to Trafalgar Square (the former British ...
Baltimore Murders Tie Records After Freddie Gray Killing, 45 Killed In July To Make It The Deadliest Month In At Least 45 Years
2015-08-03 23:14
The number of people murdered in Baltimore hit a record-tying 45 homicides for the month of July, the Baltimore Sun is reporting. The number is an uptick that follows a trend of increased violence in the city in the months after the Baltimore riots that resulted from the death of unarmed black man Freddie Gray on April 12. The increased violence in Baltimore, which was already one ...
More News »