I arrived early for the six o’clock Grafton Township Special Town Meeting Tuesday and figured it might be long enough that I should go to the bathroom.
I remembered from last year that I was directed to some far off corner of the building and tried to retrace my steps.
Camera in hand, I found this poster and figured it was worth a shot:
Then, right outside the bathrooms I found this poster for a Christian group called C.H.I.L.L. announcing opportunities to “hang out with Christians, There will be food.”
I had seen a display window for last year’s Day of Silence observation last year, so I went looking for one this year.
This year, the display was in a different part of the hallway.
While last year’s tee shirt seemed to be a dated commemorative one, this year’s says, “That’s so _____.”
The display concentrates on words that are used to describe classmates, one derogatory and one favorable.
Here’s a list of slang of old and today:
Who’s sponsoring the Day of Silence?
The Gay Straight Alliance, according to the sign-up sheet below:
The purpose of the silence?
“…to protest the bullying and harassment of lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgendered youth and their allies.”