Human Rights Campaign – Sexual Perversity – Children – No Boundaries?

The following are some “survey questions” published by the Human Rights Campaign (Twitter @HRC) for young people between the ages of 13 – 18. Do you see a pattern and does this concern you? Why?  https://t.co/HJPAFEyJ7t
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10. Which of the following best describes your gender?
Please choose the gender you identify with, whether or not it is the gender you were assigned at birth.

Male
Female
Another gender: Please enter an ‘other’ value for this selection.

11. Do you consider yourself to be transgender?

No, I am not transgender
Yes, I am a transgender girl (assigned male at birth and identify myself as a girl)
Yes, I am a transgender boy (assigned female at birth and identify myself as a boy)
Yes, I am transgender and I don’t identify myself as exclusively a boy or girl (also known as non-binary)
Not sure whether I am transgender
Not sure what this question means

14. Which of the following best describe your sexual orientation? Please check one or more.
Lesbian or gay
Bisexual
Queer
Pansexual
Asexual
Heterosexual or straight
Something else: Please enter an ‘other’ value for this selection.

15. Which of the following best describe the religion(s) you were raised in or that your family practiced as you grew up?

Protestant Christian
Roman Catholic
Mormon/Latter Day Saints
Orthodox Christian, such as Greek or Russian Orthodox
Jewish
Muslim

Buddhist
Hindu
Atheist, agnostic, or secular
Nothing in particular
Something else

The next question is about things you may have seen or heard in the past year. We are interested in bullying, hate messages, or harassment you have seen, especially ones that seemed related to the presidential candidates or were about people with a particular identity (for example, a particular race, religion, gender or sexual orientation).

Here are some examples:

A student says she hopes the next president deports another student’s parents, who are immigrants
Someone posts flyers saying that people of a certain race should leave the country
Swastikas are drawn in a school restroom
A boy grabs a girl inappropriately while making a joke about a presidential candidate

17. Compared to one year ago, would you say that bullying, hate messages or harassment are happening…
N/A, haven’t seen anything like this

Much less often

Somewhat less often

The same amount

Somewhat more often

Much more often

18. Did it seem like any of the bullying, hate messages or harassment you saw was based on the following identities? Please select all that apply.

Race or ethnicity
Immigration status or the country someone came from
Religion
How someone or their family members might have voted in the election
Sexual orientation
Gender
Someone’s gender expression (how masculine or feminine they are)
Other (please explain): Please enter an ‘other’ value for this selection.

19. Did it seem as though any of these incidents were because of the election?

Yes, at least one was definitely because of the election (for example, the person said a presidential candidate’s slogan when they made the threat or comment)
Some of them might have been because of the election
Don’t think any of them were because of the election

20. Have any of these incidents been directed at you personally, or at a group you are part of (examples: people of your religion or gender)?

Yes, it was directed at me personally (or me and some other specific people)
It was directed at a group I am part of, but not at me personally
No, it was not directed at a group I am part of

21. Please tell us about the incident(s) you have seen or heard. If you believe the incidents were related to the election, please explain why.

22. What do you think people (including youth, school staff, community leaders and politicians) could do to stop bullying, hate messages and harassment from happening in your community?

23. Because of the presidential campaigns and election, have you changed anything about what you do, your future plans, or the way you express yourself in order to avoid being bullied or harassed?

No
Yes

24. Would you say that you are more likely, less likely, or just as likely to go to an adult in your life for help if you think they voted for Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine?
Much less likely – Somewhat less likely – Just as likely – Somewhat more likely – Much more likely

25. Would you say that you are more likely, less likely, or just as likely to go to an adult in your life for help if you think they voted for Donald Trump and Mike Pence?
Much less likely – Somewhat less likely – Just as likely – Somewhat more likely – Much more likely

26. Please let us know whether you personally know anyone, either yourself or someone else, who is… (select all that apply)

Lesbian, gay, bisexual or queer
Transgender
Muslim
An immigrant to the United States
An undocumented immigrant

A refugee
Hispanic or Latina/o/x
Jewish
Of Arab, Middle Eastern or North African descent

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