As school districts in conservative parts of California enact these policies, young people speak out.
The school board in Virginia's largest city recently deadlocked on whether to enact the Republican governor's model policies.
Amid a surge of student activism, Southeast Missouri State University reverses a decision to close the center.
The students have been attending every school board meeting for the past year to speak out.
Marc Tyler Nobleman was admonished for telling students the co-creator of Batman had a gay son.
In addition to laws that directly forbid mention of certain subjects, more subtle laws are having a negative impact, says a recent report from PEN America.
School boards in Orange and Rocklin took the action even though the state attorney general has sued one district with such a policy and warned others.
The Chino Valley district was the first in the state to adopt such a policy, for which it was sued by California's attorney general.
As rights for marginalized groups began to grow, so did the violence against Latine, LGBTQ+, and other diverse communities, writes the Point Foundation's Jorge Valencia.
The new board chair and vice chair, Wilson Cruz and Imara Jones, talk about their mission, along with Melanie Willingham-Jaggers, who became executive director last year.
Students say Brigham Young University is policing this behavior even more than its parent church does.
In settling the mother's lawsuit, the Spreckels Union School District in California denied all the allegations.
Families, health care providers, and LGBTQ+ groups had sued to block the bans, but they'll be enforced while the lawsuits proceed.
The parents who sued in Maryland haven't shown that their children are being harmed by the policy, a judge wrote.