(WB) Jack Petocz, a Flagler Palm Coast High School junior, organized a state-wide student protest against Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill this past March, and at his school, annoyed administrators suspended him.
(SS) Students at Western High School in Davie joined high schools around the state in protesting Florida’s so-called “Don’t Say Gay” bill on Friday, holding what was meant to be a peaceful walkout.
(Los Angeles Blade) The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana and Indiana Legal Services filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana last week against the Vigo County School Corp, after employees denied two Terre Haute North High School students their right to use the restrooms consistent with their gender identity.
Public high schools in Palm Beach County can no longer give different colored caps and gowns based on a student’s gender at graduation.
Students, teachers, and parents are facing new challenges in the new school year.
A children’s book celebrating infants just joined the list of banned books in at least one county in Florida.
At its Tuesday meeting, the Broward County School Board voted to approve repairs to two buildings at Rickards Middle School in Oakland Park and demolish the building whose ceiling collapsed in March.
Like it or not, LGBT people are a part of history. Now California is encouraging schools to make that a known fact.
California begins to choose which textbooks it will draw material for new curricula after becoming the first state to ever adopt LGBT history guidelines.
South Florida rallied around students in Broward County as they prepare to go back to school Wednesday, Aug. 18.
The ceiling of the media center at James Rickards Middle School in Oakland Park collapsed this morning, forcing the school to evacuate its children and faculty.
Aligning with the first day of Black History Month, the College Board shared the coursework for its new AP African American Studies class on Feb. 1, which will include queer Black history.
After asking Wilton Manors Elementary School and Somerset Academy Village charter school to supply a wish list of items list for up to $1,500 each, to be funded by the city, the commission voted 3-2 to reduce the amount of money allocated to Somerset. Mayor Gary Resnick and Commissioner Julie Carson dissented.
In South Florida, there are a few reliable signs that winter is coming: flights full of snowbirds migrating south for the winter and the appearance of colorful tents on the shores of Biscayne Bay.
Not only is Gov. Ron DeSantis going after LGBT youth, he’s also going after tenured professors as well.
Alaska is joining in on the fight for parental rights – that is, the right of cisgender heterosexual parents who fear having an LGBT kid.
With every advancement of a “Don’t Say Gay” copycat bill, the specifications get more and more grim.
The recent cancellation of the Douglas Anderson School of the Performing Arts production of “Indecent” has left student actors and playwright Paula Vogel heartbroken over the implications.
Amid a record-breaking number of anti-LGBT bills being passed this legislative season, it’s a relief to see some states holding out.
The survey that revealed nearly half of district leaders support teachers coming out also showed a divide on transgender restroom use among students.
As bleak as 2020 has been, the Equality Garden Club is creating beauty at Wilton Manors Elementary School.
After a news outlet reached out to the Florida Department of Education about its anti-bullying page, the department took it down and said it was “under review.”
(WM) LGBT students, parents and activists spoke at the Flagler County School Board meeting Nov. 17 to once again call for the board to update School Board Policy Manual’s section 217, the district’s nondiscrimination policy, by adding gender identity to it.
Florida high school students will not have the opportunity to take a new AP course focused on African American studies, with the Department of Education saying the course is “a vehicle for a political agenda.”
A new poll shows Floridians oppose a GOP-led effort to prohibit public colleges and universities from supporting campus activities or programs that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion, and critical race theory.
This week read about a student showing off her Pride during a religious school graduation ceremony, Mattea Roach on a winning streak on "Jeopardy!", and Zaya Wade debuting her partner, who is also transgender.
After two years of COVID cancellations and restrictions, South Florida’s arts scene is still finding its footing.
Under the guise of parent’s rights, evangelicals are hijacking public schools, banning books and working to render LGBT students invisible.
When photos of a high school walkout to protest the “Don’t Say Gay” law appeared in a yearbook, the Seminole County School Board wanted to cover them up but scrapped the plan after a public backlash.
(AP) An 18-year-old Houston-area high school student will now join his school district's board and become one of the youngest elected officials in the United States.
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