SIECUS – a Sickening Agenda

Do you know what SIECUS is? It is a private organization that gets credibility and business from the federal government.  It is the Sexuality Instruction and Education Council of the United States.  From their website, it states ‘SIECUS has been at the forefront of efforts to promote sexuality education for people of all ages, protect sexual rights, and expand access to sexual health services.’   They were started with seed money from Hugh Hefner’s Playboy (see proof below).  Of course, Playboy’s agenda is to sell sex and their doesn’t seem to be any limit when it comes to  sex.  SIECUS has an agenda to sexualize children – even as young as KINDERGARTENERS!

Hefner and SIECUS http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=369964

SIECUS helped create “COMPREHENSIVE SEX ED” or CSE’s.  SIECUS’ Comprehensive Sex Ed guidelines can be found here:

Guidelines for Comprehensive Sexuality Education

www.siecus.org/_data/global/images/​guidelines.pdf

SIECUS promotes masturbation, premarital sex, cohabitation, anal, oral and vaginal sex and abortion.  See for yourself. Here’s a snippet of the guidelines for Level 1. Remember this is for 5-8 year old children:

SIECUS’s Guidelines for Comprehensive Sexuality Education: Kindergarten-12thGrade

Level 1, ages 5-8
Pg. 25
• A boy/man has nipples, a penis, a scrotum, and testicles.
• A girl/woman has breasts, nipples, a vulva, a clitoris, a vagina, a uterus, and ovaries.
• Some sexual or reproductive organs, such as penises and vulvas, are external or on the outside of  the body while others, such as ovaries and testicles, are internal or inside the body.
• Both boys and girls have body parts that feel good when touched.

Pg. 29
• Human beings can love people of the same gender and people of another gender.
• Some people are heterosexual, which means they can be attracted to and fall in love with someone  of another gender.
• Some people are homosexual, which means they can be attracted to and fall in love with someone of the same gender.
• Homosexual men and women are also known as gay men and lesbians.

Pgs. 38-39
• Two people may decide to marry or make a lifetime commitment to each other because they love each other and want to share their lives with each other.
• Many men and women will marry.
• Many people live in lifetime committed relationships, even though they may not be legally married.
• Two people of the same gender can live in loving, lifetime committed relationships.
• Most people who marry intend the relationship to be lifelong.
• People who are married or committed to each other may get divorced or break up if they decide they do not want to be together anymore.
• When parents divorce or break up, children may live with one or both parents or with other family members.
• After a divorce or break-up, parents and children continue their lives in new ways and can be happy again.

Pg. 48
• If parents cannot help, one can ask another family member, a teacher, religious leader, guidance counselor, a friend’s parent, or another trusted adult.

Pg. 51-52
• Most children are curious about their bodies.
• Bodies can feel good when touched.
• Touching and rubbing one’s own genitals to feel good is called masturbation.
• Some boys and girls masturbate and others do not.
• Masturbation should be done in a private place.

Pg. 52
• People often kiss, hug, touch, and engage in other sexual behaviors with one another to show caring and to feel good.

Pg. 54
• Both girls and boys may discover that their bodies feel good when touched.

Pg. 61
• Sometimes women become pregnant when they do not want to be or are unable to care for a child.

Pg. 63
• Sexually transmitted diseases are caused by germs such as bacteria and viruses.
• There are many types of sexually transmitted diseases.
• People who do not engage in certain behaviors do not get STDs.
• A small number of children are born with STDs that they get from their mothers during pregnancy or birth.
• The most common ways for a person to get an STD is to participate in sexual behavior or share a needle with another person who is already infected with an STD.

SIECUS views on:

SEXUAL HEALTH

All people have a right to healthcare services that promote, maintain, and if needed, restore sexual and reproductive health. Healthcare providers should assess sexual and reproductive health needs and concerns as integral parts of each individual’s health and wellness care and make appropriate resources available.

ADOLESCENT SEXUAL HEALTH

SIECUS believes that becoming a sexually healthy adult is a key developmental task of adolescence. Professionals, including educators, healthcare providers, and social service providers, should promote adolescent sexual health by providing accurate information and education about sexuality, and by assuring access to sexual and reproductive health care. Society can enhance adolescent sexual health by providing access to comprehensive sexuality education and affordable, sensitive, and confidential reproductive healthcare services.

ACCESS TO REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH SERVICES

SIECUS believes that all people, regardless of age or income, should have access to affordable, confidential sexual health services including, but not limited to, access to methods of contraception and disease prevention, testing for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases, and prenatal care.

ABORTION

SIECUS believes that every woman, regardless of AGE or income, should have the right to obtain an abortion under safe, legal, affordable, easily accessible, confidential, and dignified conditions. Every woman is entitled to have full knowledge of the options available to her, and to obtain complete and unbiased information and counseling.

SIECUS believes that abortion counseling and services should be provided by professionals specially trained in this field. SIECUS believes that it is unethical for any organization to use anti-abortion propaganda, misinformation, manipulation, or fear and shame tactics to dissuade women facing unintended pregnancy from exercising their right to choose.

SIECUS further believes that violence against abortion providers and harassment intended to impede women’s access to these providers are unconscionable attempts to undermine women’s reproductive rights and should be decisively prosecuted by the justice system.

HIV/AIDS

SIECUS believes that the global HIV/AIDS pandemic needs to remain a top priority for governments, non-governmental organizations, philanthropic entities, corporations, academic institutions, medical professionals, scientists, the media, and societies around the world. Individuals need access to accurate information about HIV/AIDS, as well as evidence-based prevention programs and methods. HIV testing, treatment, and care must be widely accessible and affordable, and only provided with informed consent. All HIV/AIDS testing, treatment, and care and any related reporting requirements should be done in a manner that ensures the privacy and confidentiality of the individual. Governments and private entities must work together to ensure progress in reducing the spread of HIV and improving care and treatment options for those individuals already impacted by the pandemic.

HEALTHCARE PRACTITIONERS TRAINING

SIECUS believes that all healthcare practitioners should be well trained in the areas of sexuality and sexual and reproductive health. Professional training for all healthcare practitioners, including continuing education programs, should address medical, ethical, legal, and cultural aspects of sexuality.  Healthcare practitioners are expected to provide care that is unbiased and meets the medical and psychological needs of each patient. 

SEXUALITY EDUCATION

Sexuality education is a lifelong process that begins at birth. Parents/caregivers, family, peers, partners, schools, religious organizations, and the media influence the messages people receive about sexuality at all stages of life.

All people have the right to accurate information and age- and developmentally appropriate education about sexuality. Sexuality education should addresses the biological, sociocultural, psychological, and spiritual dimensions of sexuality within the cognitive learning domain (information), the affective learning domain (feelings, values, and attitudes), and the behavioral learning domain (communication, decision-making, and other skills).

SCHOOL-BASED SEXUALITY EDUCATION

SIECUS believes that comprehensive school-based sexuality education that is appropriate to students’ age, developmental level, and cultural background is an important part of the school curriculum at every grade. A comprehensive sexuality program will provide medically accurate information, recognize the diversity of values and beliefs represented in the community, and complement and augment the sexuality education children receive from their families, religious and community groups, and healthcare professionals.

TEACHER TRAINING

SIECUS believes that classroom teachers and community educators who teach about sexuality should be well trained on the principles, content, and best practices for providing sexuality education. Teachers should also have access to updated and current sexuality information, curricula, and materials.

SIECUS furthers believes that all pre-kindergarten through twelfth-grade teachers should receive sufficient training in human sexuality in order to be able to address potential issues and questions about sexuality.  

PARENTS AS SEXUALITY EDUCATORS

SIECUS believes that parents and caregivers are—and ought to be—their children’s primary sexuality educators.  SIECUS recognizes that a number of factors, including lack of knowledge, skills, or comfort, may impede a parent’s or caregiver’s successful fulfillment of that role. SIECUS believes that communities, schools, faith-based institutions, the media, and professional sexuality educators should help parents by providing training, resources, understanding, and encouragement.

CULTURE AND SOCIETY

Sexuality is an intrinsic component of human identity. The variety of cultural beliefs, values, and customs related to sexuality has profound influence on both society and individuals. Cultural beliefs and norms are influenced and expressed through many institutions including families, communities, schools, faith-based organizations, and mass media.  These institutions have an obligation to affirm sexuality in ways that support the sexual health and rights of all members of any society.

SEXUALITY AND RELIGION

SIECUS believes that religion can play a significant role in promoting an understanding of sexuality as an intrinsic part of all humans. Faith-based institutions are in a unique position to provide sexuality education. SIECUS further believes that religious and spiritual leaders and organizations have a responsibility to affirm and support the sexual rights of all members of their communities.

SEXUALITY AND THE MEDIA

SIECUS believes that the media has a responsibility to present the complexities of human sexuality at all stages of the life cycle in a manner that is medically accurate, sensitive to diversity, and free of exploitation, prejudice, gratuitous sexual violence, and dehumanizing sexual portrayals.

SEXUALLY EXPLICIT MATERIALS

SIECUS believes that sexually explicit visual, printed, or on-line materials can be VALUABLE educational or personal aids when sensitively used in a manner appropriate to the viewer’s age and developmental level. Such materials can help reduce ignorance and confusion and contribute to a positive concept of sexuality while supporting the sexual rights of all.  However, the use of violence, exploitation, or degradation, or the portrayal of children in sexually explicit materials is reprehensible.

SIECUS believes that adults should have the right to access sexually explicit materials for personal use.  Legislative and judicial efforts to prevent the production or distribution of sexually explicit materials endanger constitutionally guaranteed freedoms of speech and press, and could be employed to restrict the appropriate professional use of such materials by sexuality educators, therapists, and researchers

“Published by SIECUS, the Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States, 90 John Street, Suite 704, New York, NY 10038, www.siecus.org.”

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