Submitted by Marion Herbert on Tue, 02/14/2012 - 11:43pm
After nine suicides, a federal lawsuit, and the glare of the media spotlight, Minnesota’s Anoka-Hennepin school district has at last rid itself of the policy that helped create a virulently anti-gay environment in its schools.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Wed, 01/25/2012 - 5:51pm
Since taking office, President Obama and his Administration have taken many steps to ensure that all students are safe and healthy and can learn in environments free from discrimination, bullying and harassment.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Sun, 10/23/2011 - 10:26pm
LGBT rights are slowly but surely advancing in America on the national and local levels. “Don’t ask, don’t tell” was officially repealed in September. California passed a law last week that requires public schools to teach students — from kindergarteners to high schoolers — about LGBT Americans as a part of U.S. history courses.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Sun, 10/16/2011 - 6:13pm
Many are flummoxed about how to carry out a new law requiring California public schools to teach all students, from kindergartners to 12th-graders, about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans.