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Kimberly Cavill

Kimberly Cavill  is a left-of-center activist and the host of Six Minute Ed, a podcast that provides sex education for children. Cavill is a health educator who was elected to the Township High School District 211 Board of Education located northwest of Chicago with financial support from the left-of-center transgender organization Trans United Fund-Illinois (TUFI). [1]

Cavill and her sister founded the political action committee Parents and Neighbors for Quality Education in 2017, funded with $26,000 from TUFI. The PAC supported three candidates who advocated for legislation to allow transgender people to access bathrooms that did not correspond to their biological sex that later passed in 2019 after Cavill joined the school board. [2]

Career

Kimberly Cavill is a member and board secretary of the Township High School District 211 Board of Education. Elected in 2019, Cavill also works as board liaison on the Parent Connections and Communications and Student Wellness committees. [3]

Cavill is employed as a contracted health educator with the Kenneth Young Center, a nonprofit organization that provides counseling and treatment for those with mental health issues and operates a LGBT center for youth and young adults. Previously, Cavill worked as a swim instructor and lifeguard at the YMCA and as a certified academic specialist for Central States SER, a nonprofit organization in Chicago that assists the disadvantaged obtain education, training, and employment. She is a volunteer with the left-of-center Countryside Unitarian Universalist Church, and Arise Chicago, a left-of-center, labor-union-supported “worker center.” [4] [5] [6] [7]

Cavill is the host of Six Minute Sex Ed, a podcast that provides sex education to children and claims to help people talk about sexual relationships. Her podcast is available on Twitter under the profile name @sexposparenting. Cavill has promoted controversial positions on relationships, including claiming that “husbands should be like Kleenex: soft, strong and disposable.” She can also be heard on Tea and Intimacy, a podcast with episodes entitled “Masturbation;” “What are Wet Dreams?;” and “Question Box, Queer Sex, STDs, Periods and More.” Cavill has shared explicit posts on her personal Instagram, including the message, “Anal tissue is thin, taut, sensitive, and dry. Use lube.” Cavill has also promoted left-wing views on gender, claiming that “cisgender women aren’t the only people who experience pregnancy, labor and birth.” [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]

School Board Politics

Cavill and her sister Lindsay Christensen set up Parents and Neighbors for Quality Education (PNQE), a PAC established eleven days prior to the 2017 Township High School District 211 Board of Education election that was funded with $26,000 in donations from the Trans United Fund – Illinois (TUFI). The PAC was successful in electing three candidates who supported a measure to allow transgender people in schools to use whichever bathroom they prefer, regardless of their biological sex. [13] [14] TUFI is a left-of-center nonprofit organization founded by Daye Pope, the organizing director of the Trans United Fund, that partners with organizations and candidates that support transgender interests. [15]

PNQE was successful in electing Cavill to the Board of Education in 2019. Following Cavill’s election, the board authorized a measure which permitted transgender students to use whichever bathrooms and locker rooms they preferred. [16]

Cavill has opposed conservatives and the Republican Party, calling a former board member and Republican Illinois State Senator the “High Priestess of the Order of Moron.” [17]

References

  1. Fox, Megan. “Transgender Super PAC Bought Illinois School Board Election to Pass Radical Policy.” pjmedia.com. PJ Media, November 15, 2019. https://pjmedia.com/news-and-politics/megan-fox/2019/11/15/transgender-super-pac-bought-illinois-school-board-election-to-pass-radical-policy-n70461. ^
  2. Fox, Megan. “Transgender Super PAC Bought Illinois School Board Election to Pass Radical Policy.” pjmedia.com. PJ Media, November 15, 2019. https://pjmedia.com/news-and-politics/megan-fox/2019/11/15/transgender-super-pac-bought-illinois-school-board-election-to-pass-radical-policy-n70461. ^
  3. “Board Members / Kimberly Cavill.” Township High School District 211 / Homepage. Accessed May 23, 2021. https://adc.d211.org/Page/7102. ^
  4. “About Us.” Kenneth Young Center. Accessed May 23, 2021. https://www.kennethyoung.org/about-us. ^
  5. “Welcome to Central States SER.” Central States Ser – SER Central States Chicago. Accessed May 23, 2021. http://www.centralstatesser.org/. ^
  6. “About Us.” Countryside Church Unitarian Universalist, July 22, 2020. http://ccuu.org/about-us/. ^
  7. “History.” Arise Chicago. Accessed May 23, 2021. https://www.arisechicago.org/history. ^
  8. Six Minute Sex Ed. Accessed May 23, 2021. https://teaandintimacy.com/. ^
  9. Twitter. Twitter. Accessed May 23, 2021. https://twitter.com/sexposparenting. ^
  10. Cavill, Kimberly. Instagram. Accessed May 23, 2021. https://www.instagram.com/p/B2Ug82gBsve/. ^
  11. Cavill, Kimberly. Instagram. Accessed May 23, 2021. https://www.instagram.com/p/Byn9rXgBpx1/. ^
  12. “10 Of Kim Cavill Podcasts Interviews: Updated Daily.” OwlTail. Accessed May 23, 2021. https://www.owltail.com/people/7GGOJ-kim-cavill/appearances. ^
  13. Fox, Megan. “Transgender Super PAC Bought Illinois School Board Election to Pass Radical Policy.” pjmedia.com. PJ Media, November 15, 2019. https://pjmedia.com/news-and-politics/megan-fox/2019/11/15/transgender-super-pac-bought-illinois-school-board-election-to-pass-radical-policy-n70461. ^
  14. “Is This the Worst School Board in Illinois?” Illinois Family Institute, April 18, 2021. https://illinoisfamily.org/education/is-this-the-worst-school-board-in-illinois/. ^
  15. “Who We Are.” Trans United. Accessed May 23, 2021. http://www.transunitedfund.org/. ^
  16. “Log into Facebook.” Facebook. Accessed May 23, 2021. https://www.facebook.com/KimCavillforSchoolBoard. ^
  17. “Is This the Worst School Board in Illinois?” Illinois Family Institute, April 18, 2021. https://illinoisfamily.org/education/is-this-the-worst-school-board-in-illinois/. ^
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