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WASHINGTON -- One of Tennessee's most controversial state lawmakers, known for pushing anti-gay legislation and making remarks
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.
The right for school officials to discuss a student's sexual orientation with parents is an issue that was recently presented
“When I started school, I loved school,” Marcel continued. “I loved learning. I thought it was amazing. But once the bullies
A openly gay 11-year-old boy's campaign against a homophobic Tennessee representative has succeeded. The bill, rejected in
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
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.
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.
The bill was allowed to die at the end of last year, but was recently re-filed by Campfield, with an added provision that
“My life mission has been to raise the awareness in America of a World War II chapter of our history when innocent American
This new incarnation of the bill retains its proposed ban on LGBT discussions in the classroom and has also added a provision
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.
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.
Also discussed during the segment was conservative Tennessee lawmaker Stacey Campfield's now-defunct "Don't Say Gay" bill
A Tennessee mayor touched on the controversy surrounding the state's now-axed "Don't Say Gay" bill during an appearance at
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?