A sign of hope and disaster: Students rip out tampon dispenser in boy’s bathroom 20 minutes after it was installed
Marc Belanda, principal of Brookfield HS,
leading the way to a queer future!
Last week a story made news when administrators at Brookfield High School in Connecticut installed a woman’s tampon dispenser in the boy’s bathroom, as now required by an insane law passed by the state legislature in 2022.
A bill passed in the 2022 legislative session requires public school Boards of Education to provide free menstrual products to students in all girls restrooms, in any all-gender restrooms, and in at least one boys restroom. According to Connecticut’s Department of Public Health (DPH) “The intention of the law is to address period poverty, meaning the struggle to purchase period products due to lack of income.”
It wasn’t however the installation that made news, but the fact that only twenty minutes after the dispenser was installed students at the school (likely teenage boys) ripped it out.
Within about 20 minutes of its installation on Jan. 24, the dispenser, which was placed in the bathroom in response to an upcoming new state law, was vandalized, torn down and destroyed, school officials said in a statement.
The school principal, Marc Balanda, immediately sent out a school-wide email condemning this vandalism and claiming he had “a list of suspects” and “know[s] who is responsible. There will be consequences.”
Belanda in his email also advocated verbal communications instead. “Use your words to start a dialogue.” He also in large type proclaimed his pronouns to be “He, Him.”
Belanda is a typical example of today’s foolish and blind educational community. The students didn’t bother starting a “dialogue” because they knew that if they expressed any opposition to the stupidity of putting a tampon dispenser in a boy’s bathroom to any school official, 1) their words would be ignored most sanctimoniously, 2) they would have likely been brought up on charges of sexual harassment.
Instead, these teenage boys felt their only recourse was violence. At their sensitive age the last thing they need is some official doing anything to question their sexuality. The dispenser insulted them. The possibility of girls entering the bathroom appalled them. They knew Belanda would never do anything to address their issues — which are normal and not perverse and should be supported by adults 100%.
And so they took the matter into their own hands.
This story is both hopeful and a terrible portent of the future. From a hopeful perspective it tells us that the younger generation is increasingly not buying into the insane queer agenda being promulgated by the left. Traditionally young people have automatically gravitated to the well-intentioned feel-good proposals of the left, because young people are very emotional and emotional pleas reach them quickly. It hasn’t matter if those leftist ideas made any sense in the real world. They sounded good.
Now it appears the left’s ideas of “social justice” are no longer sounding good to these kids. In fact, the left’s proposals are looking downright crazy, so offensive and insane that the students felt required to take direct action, knowing the people running their school would not.
That’s the good news. The bad aspect of this story is its violence. Because Belanda and people like him will no longer tolerate any dissent, and the Democrats who control the Connecticut state legislature have imposed their queer agenda by law, this future generation has now realized it no longer has any option but violence to make their side heard. While once there might have been debate, debate is no longer allowed. You will accept rule by the left. You will accept its queer agenda that says boys can be girls and it is all right to mutilate and castrate little children.
And if you make any attempt at peaceful dialogue and debate, you will immediately be labeled a racist and subjected to harsh penalties.
What other choice then do these students have? The future this portents is quite terrifying, one where the only recourse for debate is violence, war, hate, and destruction.
Can we change things? Maybe, but I have strong doubts the voters in Connecticut have any intention of doing so. The state senate has been controlled by Democrats since 1994, while its house has been controlled by Democrats for far longer, going back to the entire second half of the 20th century. And though these voters have elected some Republican governors over the decades, they have still favored Democrats mostly.
Do not expect any sudden change, even as today’s radicalized Democratic Party pushes for even more insane ideas. The entire left has exhibited an increasing close-mindedness at all levels, from the legislators at the top down to its loyal voters at the bottom. They don’t want debate, and they certainly will not tolerate any changes.
The consequences thus can only be violence, as those who dissent are given no options otherwise. The students at Brookfield High School have given us a hint of this future. And as I said, this future is quite terrifying.
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