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The Student Non-Discrimination Act

Senator Al Franken (D-Minnesota) has introduced legislation that would "create a federal prohibition against discrimination in public schools based on actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity. In addition, it would forbid schools from discriminating against LGBT students or ignoring harassing behavior. Schools that violated the act could lose their federal funding.
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Bill to end discrimination against adoptive parents based on LGBT and marital status to be introduced in Congress

LGBT / Gay : Prop 8 Trial Tracker (2 years ago)

By Scottie Thomaston Today, a bipartisan group of Senators and Congresspeople are introducing a bill to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity, and marital status in adoption and foster care. The effort to p... Read Post

The White House Is Fighting LGBT Bullying In Schools. And Now Rep. Polis Is Doing the Same in Congress?

LGBT / Gay : Queerty (5 years ago)

When we first heard Rep. Jared Polis was going to introduce legislation to protect school kids from bullying based on actual or perceived sexual orientation and gender identity, we were all, Hooray! And while we're still all Hooray!... Read Post

Al Franken Introduces Student Non-Discrimination Act in Senate

LGBT / Gay : Towleroad (5 years ago)

Senator Al Franken today introduced the Student Non-Discrimination Act in the Senate to combat bias based on actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity. The ACLU reports: "The Student Non-Discrimination Act (SNDA) wou... Read Post

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