(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.
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.
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.
Not only is Gov. Ron DeSantis going after LGBT youth, he’s also going after tenured professors as well.
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.
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.
(WB) The Indian government has withdrawn a manual to train and sensitize teachers in schools and colleges on transgender or gender non-conforming students after conservative lawmakers criticized it.
Although a Miami-Dade school teacher was happily married to a woman for years, Nicolette Solomon still felt like she couldn’t be herself under the “Don’t Say Gay” law and turned in her resignation, effective immediately.
When LGBT artist Rolando Chang Barrero was approached by Alexandria Ayala, Palm Beach County School Board Member of District 2, to create a graphic that emphasized the importance of health and safety of children as the school year approached, he had no idea it would spiral into a huge fundraiser for local schools.
A Flagler County man was arrested for allegedly slapping and choking his son for wearing makeup to school.
When a former associate professor was denied a promotion despite recommendations for one in 2017, she immediately filed a complaint against the school for discrimination based on her advocacy of the LGBT community.
(LA Blade) A middle school health teacher walked off the job Nov. 22, then resigned after the school district’s administration ordered LGBT Pride flags removed from classrooms.
(WB) A former middle school principal in Minnesota who lost her job after displaying a Pride flag alleges in a federal lawsuit that the school system retaliated against her for supporting LGBT students.
Coming out could risk your job, but nearly half of educators would support it.
(WM) New Jersey school districts must incorporate instruction on diversity and inclusion under a bill Gov. Phil Murphy signed March 1.
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