Florida: Republican panel advances bill to ban LGBTQ+ discussion in schools

Maya Yang

Jan 24, 2022

Critics condemn ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill, which seeks to ban discussion of sexuality and gender identity in Florida schools

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/jan/24/florida-republican-committee-dont-say-gay-bill

A Republican-led committee in the Florida state house has advanced a bill that would ban all discussion of sexuality and gender identity in schools, a move advocates say will “erase” LGTBQ+ students and history.

The Florida house education and employment committee passed the Parental Rights in Education bill, also known as the “Don’t Say Gay” bill, last week...