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Issue 035: Gender Ideology and Dromgoole's "The Bridge Builder"
This week we have a short issue with two offerings, one responding to a growing phenomenon in our society: the drag queen story hour, and another reflecting on Willam Dromgoole’s poem, “The Bridge Builder,” and its call to self-sacrifice for and service to future generations.
Drag Queen Story Hours Are Not about "Acceptance" or "Tolerance"
Supporters of so-called “drag queen story hours” often claim they are about promoting acceptance and tolerance, but that is plainly untrue. They are not about promoting acceptance and tolerance at all, but about promoting a particular, controversial, and harmful ideology. And this ideology offers too much uncertainty, too much potential heartbreak and suffering, and too much that is plainly implausible to promote to children. Read more about the problems with DQSH’s here.
Service and Sacrifice in Dromgoole's "Bridge Builder"
William Dromgoole’s poem, “The Bridge Builder,” speaks of love for others, the duty to future generations, and the willingness to self-sacrifice. We have the same duty: to labor patiently as parents, teachers, faithful Catholics, whatever our station and position, for the good of those who will come after us. Read more here.
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