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Tennessee GOP Lawmaker Behind 'Don't Say Gay' Bill Loses Primary Election
WASHINGTON -- One of Tennessee's most controversial state lawmakers, known for pushing anti-gay legislation and making remarks
'Don't Say Gay': What American Christianity Can Learn From Vladimir Putin
David J. Dunn, PhD
Theological troublemaker. Orthodox Christian.
Whether violence against gay people is an unintended consequence of Putin's law (I think not) or part of his own Machiavellian political gamesmanship (probably), events in his country illustrate the danger of attempting to promote a Christian moral vision through direct legislation.
Coaches Who Outed Gay Student Did Not Invade Her Privacy, Court Rules
The right for school officials to discuss a student's sexual orientation with parents is an issue that was recently presented
Marcel Neergaard, Gay 11-Year-Old, Speaks Out On MoveOn.org Petition Victory
“When I started school, I loved school,” Marcel continued. “I loved learning. I thought it was amazing. But once the bullies
Gay 11-Year-Old's Petition Against Homophobic Politician Succeeds
A openly gay 11-year-old boy's campaign against a homophobic Tennessee representative has succeeded. The bill, rejected in
Tennessee State Rep. John 'Don't Say Gay' Ragan Insists He's Not Anti-Gay
Writer and activist, social media organizer
In his view, it isn't an anti-gay bill but a "mental health bill" that says that school officials must "notify parents or legal guardians in the manner specified by law for such a medical referral" if a child is, among other things, suspected of being LGBTQ.
'Don't Get Sick' Bill: Missouri Rep. Steve Cookson Proposes Punishing Students Who Miss School (VIDEO)
Missouri GOP Rep. Steve Cookson is sponsoring a bill that says the children of welfare recipients must attend public school
Too Much Miracle Baby Makes Public Health Go Blind
Senior Health Policy Officer, Treatment Action Group
With new data about rising rates of HIV among youth, it's time for public health to focus on our most vulnerable resource, children. Let's ensure that no child's life is ever put at risk with one phone call from school.
Don't Say It!
Professor of Theater, Ursinus College
Word is going to be bandied about quite often throughout day by all sorts of people, no matter how hard I may try to get people to remove it from their vocabulary. Word is still present. Word still exists. Word does not disappear just because I choose not to use word in this essay.
Stacey Campfield, 'Don't Say Gay' Bill Sponsor, Appears To Debate Critics In Comments Section
The bill was allowed to die at the end of last year, but was recently re-filed by Campfield, with an added provision that
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George Takei, 'Star Trek' Star, On Coming Out, LGBT Rights And 'Don't Say Gay' Bill
“My life mission has been to raise the awareness in America of a World War II chapter of our history when innocent American
Tennessee 'Don't Say Gay' Bill Resurrected
A controversial Tennessee bill that would stop teachers from discussing sexuality with their students has been resurrected in the state legislature, and the 2013 version includes a troubling new provision.
Tennessee 'Don't Say Gay' Bill Is Back, Now Requires Teachers To Tell Parents If Child Is Gay
This new incarnation of the bill retains its proposed ban on LGBT discussions in the classroom and has also added a provision
Nine States Least Likely to Legalize Gay Marriage Anytime Soon
Multicultural Web journalist
While hard to determine which states are the most backwards with not allowing same-sex marriages, states are ranked in order from lowest to highest percent of voters' support in constitutional bans on same-sex marriages.
'Don't Say Gay' at the GOP Convention: A View From the Floor
No one uttered the word "gay" from the podium, nor did anyone want to want to speak about the issue when asked. But no one ever attained their civil rights from being quiet. Keep your hugs and kisses. Just give me full equality.
FDA's Ban On Gay Men's Anonymous Sperm Donation Discussed On HuffPost Live
Also discussed during the segment was conservative Tennessee lawmaker Stacey Campfield's now-defunct "Don't Say Gay" bill
Madeline Rogero, Tennessee Mayor, Tells Knoxville Pride Revelers: 'It's OK To Say Gay'
A Tennessee mayor touched on the controversy surrounding the state's now-axed "Don't Say Gay" bill during an appearance at
Talking to Kids About 'Gay'
Mother, wife, breadwinner
The truth is that explaining to children (or anyone, for that matter) what being gay means isn't difficult. It only gets complicated when parents and other adults try to deny the parts about being gay that aren't related to which body part gets put where.
Missouri 'Don't Say Gay' Bill Advances
Missouri isn't the only state to push a so-called "don't say gay" bill. Tennessee advanced a similar bill through multiple
In Defense of 'Homosexual Propaganda' in Schools
Civil Rights Attorney
During the Proposition 8 campaign, one of the arguments used by proponents of the ban on gay marriage was that, if it was not passed, schoolchildren would be taught about gay marriage when they learned about families. I often found myself wondering: what would be so bad about this?
Dorothy Bond, Tennessee High School Principal, Made Homophobic Remarks During Meeting With Students: Report
As ABC 24 is reporting, students at Haywood High School in Brownsville claim Principal Dorothy Bond made insensitive remarks
Tennessee's 'Don't Say Gay' Bill Advances Despite Protests
Curtis M. Wong
Stacey Campfield, Tennessee Senator Behind 'Don't Say Gay' Bill, Removed From Knoxville Restaurant After Anti-Gay Remarks
Still, another user added, "Denying service to a man because you don't agree with his opinions is no different than denying
Matthew Shepard's Father Dennis Speaks Out Against Tennessee's 'Don't Say Gay' Bill In Nashville (VIDEO)
As The Tennessean is reporting, Dennis Shepard spoke at length at a Nashville hate crime conference alongside wife Judy in
Is It Okay to Say Gay? Devon Hicks Protests Tennessee Bill
On-Air Personality, Founder @WhatsTrending
Seventeen-year old gay rights advocate Devon Hicks spoke out against Tennessee's "Don't Say Gay" bill. The bill would effectively ban talk about homosexuality in middle and elementary schools.
'Don't Say Gay Or Anything Else': The Full Ginsburg Responds To Tennessee Bill (VIDEO)
WATCH: George Takei has had the most memorable take so far, but now The Full Ginsburg has entered the fray by taking the
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