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SHIT I CAN'T MAKE UP: Convo between my 7year-old...
(Names have been altered slightly, just in case.)
Josie: I have a new crusshhhhh
Matt: Me too! On a boy!
Pearl: You're a boy with a crush on a boy?
Matt: Yeah he's really cute.
(pause for a bit)
Matt: Boys can like boys. I just can't marry him because boys can't marry boys.
Me: Yeah they can. You can marry whoever you want.
Josie: YEAH my tia has a wife so now I have a titi and a auntie.
Matt: Okay. Then maybe I'll marry him.
Dave: (from across the room) No you can't you're seven.
(Age was apparently the only foreseeable problem anyone of my elementary schoolers could see with gay marriage. I almost cried out of happiness. Later, when I was asked if boys could kiss anyone they wanted, I replied "only if they want to kiss you back." And Josie responded "Yeah! Your body your life.")
My students are the shit.
If I could have any super power, I would have the ability to eliminate all of the world’s bull shit. Anything that I think is bad for the world would be changed. I would get rid of unwarranted wire tapping. I would fix all economies. I would fix the way the world thinks and works. In my mind there are only two types of people in this world. 95% of them are the liers, cheaters, thieves,...