With school boards and libraries across Florida acquiescing to angry mobs and eagerly over-complying with the new “Don’t Say Gay” (DSG) law, students are being banned from learning LGBT history, stories, and much more.
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.
In the wake of the county school board’s decision to ignore LGBTQ History Month, the City of Miami Beach is seeking to right the wrong.
Miami-Dade County’s School Board made yet another reversal in a decision that impacted sexual education for middle and high school students.
Miami-Dade Public Schools will not be recognizing LGBTQ History Month in October, nor will 12th graders learn about two Supreme Court cases impacting the community, the Miami Herald reports.
People shouted, security was called, and school board members caved.
(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.
(LA Blade) For 54 years the Northwest High School student-run newspaper, the Saga, had kept the generations of students who attended informed, entertained, and engaged in their school and its activities.
(WM) New Jersey school districts must incorporate instruction on diversity and inclusion under a bill Gov. Phil Murphy signed March 1.
The Oakland Park City Commission appointed members of the community to its School Advisory Board on Aug. 4, including two newcomers.
A county judge in Oregon ruled a school district’s ban on LGBT Pride and Black Lives Matter flags is unconstitutional.
Students and staff weren’t the only ones showing up at Wilton Manors Elementary School Oct. 29.
At the start of May, Palm Beach County Human Rights Council announced the winners of the annual 2022 Daniel S. Hall Social Justice Scholarship.
Pens, pencils, notebooks and a backpack to carry them, the basics many people took for granted growing up are luxuries to tens of thousands of South Florida students.
If you're interested in reading books about LGBT students challenging the status quo through their writing in a boarding school, then check out "The Chandler Legacies" by Abdi Nazemian.
The Broward County School Board unanimously approved an $8.8 million request to build portables for students at Rickards Middle School after the ceiling in their media center collapsed in March.
(WM) The Ripetta school of art in Rome recently joined a handful of high schools in Italy that give transgender students the right to be known by a name other than the one they were given at birth.
When Fox News decided to cover a benign elementary school field trip to Rosie’s Bar and Grill the story blew up on right-wing media with conservatives lashing out at the bar, the school, and the school board member who chaperoned the annual trip.
Safe Schools South Florida is celebrating its 30th year of service to the safety, support and education of LGBT students and their educators and staff in South Florida schools.
(WB) The U.S. Supreme Court, despite having a 6-3 conservative majority, has rebuffed a request to review a legal challenge against an Oregon school district’s policy allowing transgender kids access to the bathrooms consistent with their gender identity.
The Broward Sheriff’s Office arrested a 16-year-old student Wednesday morning after he brought a loaded gun to school.
(AP) A transgender "bathroom bill" reminiscent of one in North Carolina that caused a national uproar now appears to be on a fast-track to becoming law in Texas, though it may only apply to public schools.
Although born in Detroit, I was in Flint, Michigan for kindergarten through third grade.
(WB) A southern Ohio university agreed to a $400,000 settlement in a lawsuit brought forward by a professor who refused to use a trans student’s correct pronouns.
(LA Blade) In another circumstance of Florida’s newly minted "Don’t Say Gay" law’s negative impact, a 12-min training video aimed at teaching middle and high school students how to prevent bullying and support their LGBT peers in Duval County Public Schools has been removed from student access.
(LA Blade) Virginia Republican Governor Glenn Youngkin affirmed his support on Tuesday for measures that would require teachers to notify parents of their children’s sexual orientation or gender identity, regardless of the student's consent.
Next week could have been LGBTQ+ Health Awareness Week in Volusia County Schools, but a resolution failed, with three parents comparing it to promoting masturbation and pedophilia, according to the Daytona News-Journal.
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