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Virginia Democrats Block 6 Anti-LGBTQ+ Bills

Democrats stood in the way of some of the draconian Republican-proposed bills that would have harmed LGBTQ+ children.

School District Rallies Behind Superintendent Targeted by Antigay Letter

Dawn Clements resigned as interim superintendent of Ben Hill County schools after a letter condemned her for being "openly gay." The community wants her back.

Right-Wing Group Targets LGBTQ+ Existence in Michigan Schools

The group opposes any mention of the LGBTQ+ experience in an outrageous opt-out form.

DeSantis Blames Queer Theory for AP African American Studies Course Rejection

Critics of Florida's governor say that he needs to take the class that he's trying to ban to understand what he's talking about.

Iowa GOPers Propose 'Don't Say Gay,' Anti-Trans Bills

One bans mention of sexual orientation or gender identity in the lower grades, while another would out trans students to their parents.

Idaho School Board Meeting Erupts in Chaos Over LGBTQ-Inclusive Policy

Several residents of Caldwell, Idaho, said the policy would go against God's laws, and a state senator threatened board members with litigation.

Lesbian Playwright Paula Vogel Slams Florida School for Banning Play

Renowned creative Paula Vogel is standing in solidarity with students in the Jacksonville area who want to put on her play Indecent.

Florida School District Bans Book on Gay Penguin Couple

The Lake County School District said it was only following Florida's "don't say gay" law by banning And Tango Makes Three.

Fired Over Gay Guest Speaker, Former Tenured Professor Files Lawsuit

Fired for bringing in a gay guest speaker, the former tenured professor filed suit against the Oklahoma university where he used to teach.

Judge Upholds West Virginia's Trans-Exclusionary Sports Law

The law is within the state's interest in providing athletic opportunities for girls and women, according to U.S. District Judge Joseph R. Goodwin.

Texas Lawmaker Introduces Worse Version of 'Don't Say Gay' Law

As if Florida's restriction on access to information about LGBTQ+ topics for public school students wasn't tight enough.

Texas School District That Removed LGBTQ+ Books Faces Federal Probe

The Education Department's Office for Civil Rights is investigating Granbury Independent School District, apparently the first investigation over book bans.

How a Bible Error Changed History and Turned Gays Into Pariahs

In a new book and documentary, two researchers claim the original bible never condemned homosexuality.

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Law

Court Rules Yeshiva University Must Recognize LGBTQ+ Student Group

While students score a unanimous victory in state court, a conservative U.S. Supreme Court awaits.

LGBTQ+ Student Group Targeted With Bomb Threat Over Drag Show

Because the South Dakota State University students played host to a kid-friendly drag event, somebody sent a bomb threat targeting the LGBTQ+ group.

Florida Demands Districts Comply with New Anti-LGBTQ+ Rules

The new rules are seen by local activists as an attempt to "bully and intimidate" affirming school districts.

Texas Rights Groups File Legal Complaint Over Ban on LGBTQ+ Books

The challenged school district voted last week to ban mentions of gender fluid and trans people while considering putting guns in classrooms.

School District Bans LGBTQ Books, Considers Putting Guns in Classrooms

One Texas mom stood up and called out the conservative school board members for being afraid.

Kansas School District OK's Anti-Trans Restroom, Sports Policy

The Gardner Edgerton School District  has barred transgender students from participating on sports teams that align with their gender identity and using their preferred restrooms.

School District Pulls 7 LGBTQ+ Books From Shelves

The books appear on a list that right-ring activists in Wisconsin have been using to get books across the state banned in school districts.