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Pearland ISD Superintendent Makes Hostile Statement Against LGBT+

Pearland ISD Superintendent Makes Hostile Statement Against LGBT+

A Texas Superintendent Makes A Public Statement Regarding His Schools Position on Transgender Students; Including His Religious Beliefs!

A statement by John Kelly (the Superintendent of Pearland I.S.D.) has the district and top administrator answering tough questions. Last week several leaders of Houston-suburb school district responded to President Obama’s “Guidance Letter” regarding the use of bathrooms by transgender students.

The statement released to the public details Kelly’s position on transgender students, adding his political and religious beliefs.

“A hostile vocal minority now rules in America aided by an apathetic, unengaged majority. What’s next? Legalizing pedophilia and polygamy,” Kelly states. “Unless we return to the Biblical basis on which our nation’s laws were established, we are in serious trouble — and cannot expect God’s continued favor,” Kelly adds.

The community, and students of Pearland I.S.D. have taken to the web, and Change.org seeking Kelly to apologize.

‘Kelly made some incredibly offensive remarks regarding the LGBT community in the Pearland Journal,’ writes Michael Alvarez; the creator of the Change.org petition. ‘It would be one thing if Kelly held political office, but he doesn’t. He is a nonpartisan figure, and as such, should not publicly comment on such controversial issues.’

Pearland is the seventh-fastest growing city in the United States.

Houston Teacher Charged With Intoxication Manslaughter After Deadly Accident

A Houston Independent School District Teacher, Who Is A National Cheer Association Coach Has Been Charged With Intoxication Manslaughter After A Deadly Accident Involving Alcohol!

 

A Houston Independent School District Teacher, Who Is A National Cheer Association Coach Has Been Charged With Intoxication Manslaughter After Deadly Accident Involving Alcohol!


Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in a fatal crash that occurred on the Southwest Freeway at 1:15 a.m. April 16, 2016, according to the Houston Police Department.

Randy Carvajal, a 38-year old teacher at Crespo Elementary School and National Cheer Association Champion coach at Biron Elite Cheer has been charged with intoxicated manslaughter (Level F2), in the 232nd State District Court in Harris County, Texas.

According to Houston Police Department spokeswoman Jodi Silva, “a black Mercedes C240, which appeared to be disabled in the middle of the [4400 Southwest Freeway] freeway, was struck by a grey Toyota Corolla.

“The driver of the Toyota got out of his vehicle and was standing next to the driver side door of the Mercedes when a Fiat 500, driven by Carvajal, struck the Toyota and its pedestrian driver,” Silva stated.

According to HPD; Carvajal told responding HPD officers that he was “coming from a friend’s house, did not think he was intoxicated, and the accident was not his fault.”randy-carvajal-about-magazine-300x162 Houston Teacher Charged With Intoxication Manslaughter After Deadly Accident

“Mr. Carvajal failed a field sobriety test and a blood draw.” Silva added!

Paramedics transported the victim to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. The male victim has been identified as Karaca Necmettin, 26 years old.

Carvajal was taken into custody at the scene, HPD determined him to be impaired and subsequently charged.

“Mr. Carvajal is an employee of HISD,” Ashley Anthony, spokeswoman for H.I.S.D. confirmed to About Magazine. HISD was unable to release any other details relating to Carvajal.

If convicted, Carvajal could face two to twenty years in prison and up to a $10,000 fine.

Two Houston Police Officers Accused Of Brutality By Transgender Man!

Two Houston Police Officers Accused Of Brutality By Transgender Man!

 

Two Houston Police Officers Accused Of Brutality By Transgender Man!

A Transgender Houston Man Claims Two Houston Police Officers Brutalized Him After His Wrongful Arrest That Was Later Dismissed!

(Article Includes Retraction At Request of Houston Police Officers Union.)


[Updated 04/26/16] (Houston, Texas) 04/01/16 – A Houston transgender man is accusing the Houston Police Department of brutality and humiliation after he was arrested in Montrose for standing on a public sidewalk near Burger King. Charges against the man have now been dropped and a Houston Police Department Internal Affairs Investigation has been concluded. Those records and the incident reports are not being released.

On December 16, 2015 at 4:00 PM Kris Smith was arrested and charged with ‘Trespassing’, for standing on a public sidewalk near Montrose Blvd. and California St. while on his cell phone being interviewed for a job.

Smith says the events that transpired after his arrest while being transported to a city jail were humiliating, scary, and hurtful.

According to the Houston Police Department spokeswoman (Jodi Silva) ‘Smiths arrest was made by two off-duty HPD officers, but their names are being withheld pending information from Internal Affairs.’ (A previous published article released the same of the two officers, that Smith identified, but those names have been removed to protect the identify of those officers until an investigation is complete)*

Houston Police Department policy prohibits off-duty officers from using their patrol units for extra jobs. This of which raises the question if other officers were involved since it would clearly violate department policy to use their patrol car while working an extra job.

According to Smith, things got scary after dropping another prisoner off at a downtown police station. “As soon as they dropped the other guy off, they started in on me.” Smith explains. “My Texas identification card says I am female” he explained. “They got a kick out of me being transgender.”

Refusing to secure Smith in the seat of the patrol car with his arms cuffed behind his back the officers “continuously slammed on the breaks”, slamming Smith’s face into the patrol car partition as Smith recalls.

This style of brutality became famous when the Baltimore Police were accused in the death of Freddie Gray, an inmate that died in custody after an apparent ‘rough ride’ at the hands of the Baltimore police.

Rough ride, a form of police brutality in which a handcuffed prisoner is placed in a police vehicle without a seatbelt, and is thrown violently about by driving the vehicle erratically.. Other terms for the practice include “nickel ride” (a reference to carnival rides) “bringing them up front“, and “screen test” (as the prisoner may hit the protective screen behind the driver). The transport left Smith bruised with swollen wrists.

“I was repeatedly made fun of for being transgender.” Smith says the officers called him names, laughed about him ‘not’ having a penis and stated the ‘male’ inmates would have some fun with [him] Smith.

Hoping the officers had some style of body camera, Smith recalls asking Officer Laureano, who responded by saying, “No, no one cares about you.”

Upon Smiths arrival at the Houston City Jail on Mykaya Rd. in South Houston, Smith states he was immediately taken to the infirmary to be treated by jailers for visible injuries sustained by the ride.

“The jail took my shirt away and placed me in a cell in front of the women’s dorm” Smith recalls to About Magazine in an exclusive interview. “I’ve had my breasts removed, but there are scars visible, it was embarrassing” he said.

After almost 10 hours incarcerated, Smith’s family posted his bail and he was released.

His trespassing charges were dismissed.

  • A retraction of information[Officers Name] was made in this article due to an ‘review’ requested by the Houston Police Officers Union relating to the victim wrongfully identifying a police officer’s involvement to this publication. At the request of the Union, that officers name has been redacted. 

 

A&M University Head Coach Fired For Suspending Gay Basketball Players Dating Each Other!

Former Prairie View A&M Lady Panthers head coach Dawn Brown.
Former Prairie View A&M Lady Panthers head coach Dawn Brown.

 

Prairie View Texas A&M University Head Coach Dawn Brown Has Been Terminated From The Woman’s Basketball Team.


(Prairie View, Texas) – The fall out from the termination of Dawn Brown continues on Monday, the final day Brown can file an appeal for her firing.

Dawn Brown, head coach for the Prairie View A&M women’s basketball team “Lady Panthers” will not be returning in 2016, as announced by the university last week.  Brown was named head coach in 2014, becoming the fifth head coach. She led the team to become an NCAA Division I member.

 

GEORGE-WEB-BANNER-ABOUT-MAGAZINE-1024x159 A&M University Head Coach Fired For Suspending Gay Basketball Players Dating Each Other!

According to the University, Brown was terminated for enforcing a rule that allegedly violates Title IX, which prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation at Universities receiving federal financial assistance.

Brown suspended two female members of the team during the season for dating each other. Brown maintains the players violated team rules which A&M had approved.

But the two former players filed a complaint saying they were being discriminated against because of their sexual orientation.

Prairie View A&M athletics director Ashley Robinson declined comment through a school spokesperson.