School counselor suspended after mocking ‘gender ideology’
A Milwaukee public school counselor has been suspended after saying she refuses to support transgender students, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported.
The school district announced Friday that Marissa Darlingh was suspended on June 15, the last day of school, for speaking out against transgender students, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported.
Darlingh’s speech at a rally on April 23rd was published here youtube by Women’s Liberation Radio News, who launched an internal investigation against her behavior from the District of Milwaukee Public Schools.
“My name is Marissa Darlingh. I’m an elementary school counselor at Milwaukee Public Schools, and I’m opposed to gender ideology ever entering the walls of my school building,” Darlingh said. “On my bloody dead body, my students will face the harms of gender identity ideology.”
On Saturday, protesters from the Black Educators Caucus outside Darlingh’s house wrote messages in chalk that read “Protect trans Children” and “Protecting Children from Marissa,” reported The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
“The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty is representing Marissa in the investigation, and we’re trying to work with the district to resolve the issue so Marissa can continue to do the work she loves,” Luke Berg, associate counsel at the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty, to the Daily Caller News Foundation.
Milwaukee Public Schools is investigating whether Darlingh’s comments constitute “immoral behavior,” which The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says could result in her teaching license being revoked.
Milwaukee Public Schools did not immediately respond to the Daily Caller News Foundation’s request for comment.
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