California English instructor claims exposing youngsters to tug no totally different than instructing Shakespeare

California English instructor claims exposing youngsters to tug no totally different than instructing Shakespeare

A California English highschool instructor – whose classroom sexually express supplies beforehand led to a district-wide investigation – mentioned that there was no distinction between instructing youngsters Shakespeare performs and introducing them to tug, Fox Information Digital is first reporting. 

The English instructor works at San Juan Hills Excessive within the Capistrano College District. The instructor is named “Flint” and was recognized on the varsity’s web site with the title Danielle Serio. 

On March 7, Flint mentioned, “The identical individuals who normally scream themselves purple about protecting queerness out of the classroom and the inherent dangerous nature of drag are normally the primary to inform me that I ought to keep on with instructing the classics in my very own English class like Shakespeare. So let’s verify. Of his nearly 40 surviving performs, one in 5 have drag as central to the plot,” she mentioned. “It is nearly like these folks won’t be the very best stewards of schooling.”


California English instructor claims exposing youngsters to tug no totally different than instructing Shakespeare

Flint says there is no distinction between drag and Shakespeare.  (Getty | Fox Information Digital )

Flint included extraordinarily sexually express books in a “queer classroom library,” which coated matters corresponding to orgies, BDSM and a kink social media networking website. She later claimed the classroom books aided with youngsters’ identification growth. 

“Individuals get actually mad about my queer library. I’ve like 200 titles which might be particular to the LGBT neighborhood that I have been curating for over eight years. Do not get me flawed, my college students love that library. It has been very useful for a lot of college students determining who they’re, learn how to relate to their friends,” the general public college instructor mentioned. 

A ebook beforehand within the classroom library, “Every little thing you Ever Needed to Know About Being Trans…,” mentioned BDSM, fetishes and a kink social media networking website. 

Teacher 'Flint' brags about ‘queer library’ on TikTok

Trainer ‘Flint’ brags about ‘queer library’ on TikTok (Screenshot/TikTok)

“I discover the BDSM/kink neighborhood to be extraordinarily open-minded and welcoming in each method; it is a spot of sexual liberation,” the ebook acknowledged. “There may be usually extra blanket degree of acceptance of transgender folks inside the kink/BDSM (bondage and self-discipline, dominance and submission, sadism and masochism) scenes and websites corresponding to FetLife.”


FetLife is a social media networking website for the “kink neighborhood.”

Flint responded to the notion of why there was criticism over the classroom content material, stating, “It is actually fascinating to come across people who find themselves upset that I am a transgender instructor as a result of they nearly all appear to assume that I am going rogue in the course of the college day and recruiting youngsters to be trans when actually I am an English and movie instructor.”

Flint discusses being gendered correctly by students. 

Flint discusses being gendered accurately by college students.  (Screenshot/TikTok | iStock)

One other ebook in Flint’s library referred to as “This E-book is Homosexual” mentioned the 18+ hookup app, “Grindr.”

“All of us need to have intercourse with a great deal of folks,” the ebook states. “[T]he prostate gland… feels superb when massaged. A number of males, homosexual or straight, like how this feels.”

“Let’s speak about dildos: I believe lots of people assume that the place there is no such thing as a penis, a determined sexual void is created, out of which one thing [bleep] formed should finally slot as a way to fulfill,” the ebook continued. “I’ve solely each slept with two girls who loved utilizing dildos. I hate carrying a strap-on. I’ve solely each executed it as soon as and NEVER AGAIN!”

It additionally included data on intercourse events and orgies. 

Flint discusses "queer classroom library" with the Principal at San Juan Hills High, Dr. Manoj Mahindrakar. 

Flint discusses “queer classroom library” with the Principal at San Juan Hills Excessive, Dr. Manoj Mahindrakar.  (TikTok/Screenshot)

“Saunas, or ‘tub homes,’ are dotted everywhere in the nation, and they’re completely authorized. Individuals (many saunas run lesbian nights) pay some cash to enter after which have a little bit of a sauna and a few random intercourse. Once more, that is positive so long as you are protected.”

When a TikTok consumer requested why “queer library” books usually are not typically circulation within the college,” Flint mentioned, “The library has a few of these titles however getting them ‘into circulation’ is fairly difficult.”

At one level Flint interviewed the highschool principal, Dr. Manoj Mahindrakar, who indicated that he supported the library. 

Flint requested Mahindrakar whether or not he thought “it is necessary to have a queer library on campus,” and he mentioned, “In my academic expertise, books are all the time a great factor and any books that assist our college students, I am for.”


Flint, in one other video, questioned why dad and mom have a tough time trusting educators. 

“I have been questioning these days why it is so arduous for therefore many individuals in most of the people to belief educators about schooling – the factor that we studied and do daily. It has been so lengthy since they have been in class, I am questioning if they’ve excessive or outdated views about what’s occurring within the classroom,” Flint mentioned. 

The district instructed Fox Information Digital in December that they launched a district-wide evaluation of classroom library books following the expose on Flint’s supplies. 

Following publication, the district launched a press release, which mentioned, “With regard to the audit of classroom library supplies, we accomplished that work final 12 months and any inappropriate supplies have been eliminated.”

“Drag is just not taught in our lecture rooms… [W]e don’t assist inappropriate content material in lecture rooms. Private views shared on social media are separate from one’s skilled work. It’s our expectation that each one classroom content material is acceptable to grade degree and academic requirements.”