The DeKalb County School District in Georgia is facing backlash after a “sexual identity” assignment was given to the sixth graders of Lithonia Middle School. The middle school’s health teacher assigned a quiz that defined 10 “sexual identity” terms, such as gay, lesbian, and transgender. The quiz required the sixth graders to identify and differentiate between various sexual orientations and identities, FOX 5

Atlanta reported. One mother, Octavia Parks, was particularly shocked when her 12-year-old daughter came home with the assignment. “Why are they teaching that in school?” Parks said. “What does that have to do with life?” Parks felt that the material was not appropriate for school, and that her daughter was too young to learn about sexual orientation. READ MORE