The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is forcing students and faculty to take a training course titled “LGBTQ+ 101” that pushes radical claims such as that it’s an “act of violence” to use the birth name of an individual who identifies as transgender.
Titled “LGBTQ+ 101: Education, Allyship, and Self-Advocacy,” the online training module fulfills a requirement for teachers, staff, and graduate students on preventing sexual harassment. It consists of a series of videos, vocabulary lists, and reflection questions. “Staff, faculty, and postdocs all join you in viewing this educational resource,” the training states.
The training pushes a number of radical Left-wing views on sex, before making trainees answer a series of “knowledge checks,” multiple choice questions that must be answered correctly in order to proceed. The private training module was obtained and viewed in full by The Daily Wire.
One portion discusses and defines the concept of “deadnaming,” using the birth and often legal name of an individual who identifies as transgender and who has taken on a new name. The training defines it as “the act of referring to a transgender or nonbinary person by a name they used prior to…