A Washington state school board director plans to hold an event for children at her ‘all-ages’ sex shop
Washington State’s School Board Director, who is also the director of an all-ages sex shop, has plans to host a children’s event called “Queer Youth Open Mic Night”Visit her shop.
Jenn Mason is in her fifth consecutive year on the Bellingham Public Schools Board of Directors. The June 1 event will be held at WinkWink Boutique located in Bellingham. All lesbian and gay youth over 18 “0 to 18 years old” are invited to perform at the gathering by sharing poetry, music, or a story, according to a posting on the shop’s website.
“Celebrate youth pride,”A Facebook message announcing the event was posted. “Come share and hold space for this celebration and stage for young queer voices in our community.”
WinkWink describes itself as an “amazing” company. “woman-owned, identify-inclusive sex shop”Which “we celebrate sexual expression and exploration, banish shame and help our customers to better love themselves and others,” according to the shop’s website. “We believe that normalizing, accepting and affirming all bodies, identities and gender experiences is an inherently political act. Pleasure is our revolution.”
WinkWink has many other events happening this month. “Non-Monogamy for Newbies”And “Rewire Your Desire.”Mason describes herself as an “amazing” person. “sex coach, educator”And “unapologetic pleasure advocate.”Her clients can get private sex coaching from her. She addresses issues such as difficulties with orgasm. “pleasing yourself or a partner.”
Bellingham Public Schools describes her qualifications rather differently on its website, saying she’s a “small business owner working with nonprofit organizations and government agencies on resource development, communication and events.”The school district mentions, as well, that she “worked for 15 years on behalf of families and children, including as a community educator and trauma counselor in public schools throughout Whatcom County.”
Jason Rantz from Seattle was interviewed by Mason. “Queer Youth Open Mic Night”This was in no way related to her position as school board member. She also stated that the children would be removed from an area where she sold graphic sex toys. Rantz wasn’t convinced, however, and said, “The sex shop isn’t living up to its promise to be ‘inclusive, never creepy’. This event is inappropriately inclusive and extremely creepy.”
School district officials are trying to distance themselves from this event. Fox News was informed by a spokesperson for the district that there were no plans to distance themselves from the event. “community event is not sponsored by our schools or school district.”