A teacher is being investigated over a TikTok in which she jokingly described allowing her students to “pledge allegiance” to a Pride flag instead of the American flag. Kristin Pitzen of Newport Mesa School District in Orange County, California, posted the video to her since-deleted TikTok account @mrsgillingsworth. In the TikTok, she said: “Okay, so […]Teacher investigated after allowing students to ‘pledge allegiance’ to Pride flag — PinkNews – Gay news, reviews and comment from the world’s most read lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans news service
Every so often I think, American culture isn’t that different to UK culture, right? We’re pretty similar countries. Similar awful histories, similar recent mistakes, similar aesthetics, you get the idea.
But the Pledge of Allegiance thing just boggles me every time.