“It was the final stepping stone for me to be like 'people like me.' I feel happy.”
The list, pulled together by Campus Pride, names 180 campuses that the group says are unsafe for queer youth.
Magnolia Independent School District is being sued over a policy requiring short hair for boys but not girls.
“It felt like we had just been told, ‘Screw off and your lives don’t matter,’” said one bisexual high school student who was supposed to perform in the play.
“I was just really hoping to give our students ... a moment to shine and feel loved, and know that there is a place for them in public schools,” said Andrew LeValley, the teacher who came up with the idea.
Celebrities and Utah state leaders gathered in support of Encircle, an organization that provides mental health services for LGBTQ+ youth.