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No Outsiders Project 2006

1 Teacher-researcher Andrew Moffat collaborated with Educate & Celebrate in Birmingham 2013/14 on earlier volumes of his No Ousiders ethos

1st draft written in 2007 & he credited the NO’s team & project for his work
#AndertonPark schools
#Birmimgham School Protests

#StonewallLaw used to coerce parents/staff, smash parents rights, embed body/parental disassociation,

Normalise the Queer
Queer the Norm (term from the No Outsiders project)
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#EducateAndCelebrate Patron casts light w full frontal exposure

Collaborators w Andrew Moffat’s (earlier volume) of #NoOutsiders ethos (CHIPS) Anderton Park/Parkfield Birmingham Protest schools 2019

5000+ vilified parents petitioned Secretary for State of Education in 2014 ImageImageImageImage
Anderton Park an E&C award school, embed Moffat’s/E&C collaboration in 2014 coercing parents/staff w #StonewallLaw & without parental knowledge

Parental bigotry was the framing

The antidote to counter the ‘extremist’ threat says HT James Barry
Queering the curriculum was aim ImageImageImageImage
Moffat taught secretly for 2yrs at Chilwell Croft Academy then resigns when parents alerted (media framed as religious parents object again)

Moved to Parkfield, tweaks his CHIPS resource, now No Outsiders under diversity banner
2019 protests erupt aftr 4yr girl says she’s a boy ImageImageImageImage
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Of the increasing number of initiatives setting out in recent years to challenge heteronormativity in education, the 2006-2009 No Outsiders project has arguably been one of the #MostInfluential
Conducted across 15 primary schools in England, #No Outsiders
Conducted across 15 primary schools in England, No Outsiders was an action research project that sought to disrupt heteronormativity through critical pedagogy, gaining widespread academic and media attention in the process
In spite of its prominence, though, there has been a lack of research exploring the ways in which #children have incorporated this work into their everyday understandings and doings of #gender and #sexuality.

Made worldwide news…practitioners & policy makers across UK
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Thank you for reporting on the difficulties faced by the #NoOutsiders project team ("Gay education in primaries climbs back into the closet" (TES, October 17)

The project's aim to challenge homophobia & transphobia in & thru primary education was always likely2 be controversial
The project's aim to challenge homophobia and transphobia in and through primary education was always likely to be #controversial, but we have no intention of being stopped in our tracks even by the #extremity of #opposition to this #groundbreaking work from certain groups
but we have no intention of being stopped in our tracks even by the extremity of opposition to this groundbreaking work from certain groups.

It seems that there are some people who will stand out against equality whatever the changes in the law
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'They reveal how children ar being encouraged to embrace a transgender identity by other pupils, with the #connivance of teachers & often, deliberately, without the knowledge of their parents'

(Andrew Moffat taught his gender identity embedding CHIPS resource secretly for 2yrs)
Parents of school-age children may already suspect tht sumthng is rotten in the state of r Relationshps & Sex Education (RSE); they might baulk whn their kids come home parroting unscientific dogma, inclu. the denial of biological sex & the existence of infinite gender identities
But many will have no idea how completely their schools have been #captured by trans #LobbyGroups, how #invested teachers are in this #ideology, and what this means for their children.
That’s why it’s so important that we listen to the whistleblowers
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The findings show an absence of a systematic and coordinated plot to take over these schools and an absence of any concerted and deliberate plot to promote radicalisation and violent extremism of Muslim children in these schools or elsewhere

language used to talk about the issues of “radicalisation” & “extremism” is itself the subject of considerable debate (Kundnani 2012; Lynch 2013). There is also a difficulty in understanding fully these issues cos there is a lack of an objective or universally accepted definition
As soon as the media took hold of the allegations, there was huge publicity about the promotion of extremism, radicalisation & terrorism.
At the time, the press also expressed many irrational anxieties about these Muslim majority schools (Arthur 2015). Even though, from the
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Schools : an alternative narrative

We have to be delivering a curriculum
that enables children to understand the benefits that exist in a society where diversity & difference are celebrated.


(Sounds good
What were they enabling & celebrating)
in reality ImageImage
A 4 yr old Parkfield girl said her teacher said she can be a boy..

Moffat's cover story is only 4 LGBT books out of 35 at Parkfield
( paint parents as anti-equality/LGBT)

Truth : 5 transgender books
Introducing Teddy at reception ImageImageImageImage
Red 5th Trans Book
10,000 dresses kids shown CBBC's I am Leo video
Puberty blockers are a pause button ImageImageImageImage
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'The march of wokeism is an all-pervasive new oppression
Culture Wars Do Matter'

Funny Our Trevor was in the Media Culture War against Birmingham Parents Rights Protesters 2019 who stood AGAINST this same march of wokeism
They got framed as hateful extremists

"40 yrs trying to ensure people weren't judged by their race or gender

I assured him I wouldn't hold his colour..."
what about religion Trevor ?
Not only were all the ' progressive'/ intellectual elite/Birmingham CC/Schools/MP's/DfE/Ofsted/ EHRC
all behind No Outsiders Queer Theory-led projects at both protests schools in 2019

Parents were framed by @TrevorPTweets 'enemy at the gates '
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What I suggest that the queer inclusion of bodies,
in the place of education confounds " straight time", or heterosexuality 's linear future

cause surprise or confusion in (someone)

Interrogating Heteronormativity In Primary Schools
cause surprise or confusion in (someone)

'Simpletons and homophobic '
Muslims parents banners say,


This is not only cos it tampers with the supposedly natural time & order
of the development of
innocent children
but more saliently,
it engages schools & children in a temporality not oriented..

The work of the #NoOutsiders Project

Note Educate & Celebrate at AP Primary
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