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Bill to Include Gay Rights Movement Info in California Textbooks Clears Hurdle

The California Legislature could soon pass a bill that would require school textbooks and teachers to incorporate information on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Americans into their curriculum.

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FoxNews.com

California lawmakers fight over bill to teach students about gay people's contributions

Reporting from Sacramento -- As the battle over same-sex marriage makes its way through California's courts, another gay rights fight is smoldering in the Legislature.

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Los Angeles Times

Press Release: Queer Youth Advocacy Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Youth to Meet with Elected Officials to Call for Protections Against Bullying and Discrimination

 

Press conference at 11:00 with legislators and youth speakers

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Students Ask Legislators to Stop Bullying and Discrimination

MEDIA ADVISORY

 

Student Advocates to Call on Elected Officials to 

Protect Against Bullying and Discrimination

 

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Four lessons to create a safe school

Myndi Hardgrave is proud to be the faculty adviser for the Gay-Straight Alliance — but she prays for the day when the club can be put to rest at Hanford West High School.

“Gay-Straight Alliances should not exist,” she says. “It is sad and shameful that in 2011 our society is still so ignorant and closed-minded that a GSA is necessary to protect our students.”

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California Teachers Association

School Safety and Bullying are Focus of Annual Youth Conference in Fresno

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Contact: Jackie Downing
415-552-4229

School Safety and Bullying are Focus of Annual Youth Conference in Fresno

Hosted by Gay-Straight Alliance Network and Community Link

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Seth’s Law Proposed to Make Safer Schools 
for California Students

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Contact: Jackie Downing
415-552-4229

“Seth’s Law” Proposed to Make a Safer School Environment 
for California Students

Assemblymember Ammiano and LGBT Equality Organizations Co-Sponsor AB 9

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GSA Network

Gabrielino Student Attends Bullying Conference

Kimiko Nishitsuhi is among a group of parents and students meeting with President Obama

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NBC Los Angeles

Clashes Pit Parents vs. Gay-Friendly Curriculums in Schools

After a lesbian student at Jesse Bethel High School in Vallejo joined with the American Civil Liberties Union in 2008 to accuse the local school district of discrimination, district officials agreed as part of a settlement to show films and assign homework depicting same-sex families, beginning in elementary school.

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New York Times

'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Is Alive and Well for Gay Educators

On December 22, 2010, President Obama made history by signing the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.”

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TakePart.com

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