Post Tagged with: "Don’t Say Gay"

Bill Forces Schools to Tell Parents of Homosexual Behavior

Bill Forces Schools to Tell Parents of Homosexual Behavior

by / on January 30, 2013

State legislation known as “don’t say gay” has been revived. The bill now includes a requirement that school counselors notify parents if they learn of students – quote – “engaging in or at risk of engaging in” injurious behavior.

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‘Don’t Say Gay’ Bill, Scaled Back, On the Move Once More in House

by / on February 16, 2012

A controversial bill originally called “Don’t Say Gay” got out of a state House subcommittee Thursday night, potentially clearing the way for the bill to be enacted into law.

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Teens Protesting “Don’t Say Gay” Watch as Bill is Deferred

by / on February 9, 2012

State lawmakers avoided taking up a bill yesterday the would bar schools from even mentioning homosexuality. While legislators put off the issue, more than 150 of the bill’s opponents stood and sat in the legislative hallways, watching and talking among themselves.

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Father of Hate Crime Victim Concerned Over Anti-Gay Legislation

by / on January 25, 2012

After Matthew Shepard was killed in 1998, his name became a mantra for anti-hate crime legislation. Witnesses said the University of Wyoming student was targeted because he was gay. His father came to Tennessee’s Capitol Hill Wednesday to ask for more tolerance.

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“Don’t Say Gay” Bill Protested, Deferred

by / on May 18, 2011

About a hundred Nashville high school students demonstrated downtown today, chanting “It’s OK to say gay!” in opposition to the proposed state legislation known as “Don’t Say Gay.”

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