Netflix is promoting its supposedly kid-friendly 2020 take on the 1990 TV series “The Baby-Sitters Club” — particularly Episode 4, where the storyline follows a young boy who identifies as a girl and feels humiliated when he is “misgendered” at the hospital.
From Episode 1, it’s obvious that the Netflix version of the show, based on the popular book series, comes with a heavy leftist agenda. It is chock-full of LGBTQ themes, modern forms of dating, online bullying, eating disorders and just about everything else that comes with being a “modern-day” 12-year-old girl.
The unfortunate fact is that it is nothing compared with what it was to be a preteen 30 or 40 years ago.
Netflix took to Twitter to promote the new show — specifically, the episode where Kai Shappley, a transgender 9-year-old from Pearland, Texas, plays Bailey, also a transgender youth who develops a high fever and is rushed to the hospital by his babysitter, Mary Anne.