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President Obama Pushes for Safe Schools Act

2 years agoLGBT / Lesbian : SheWired.com

Following a White House screening of the documentary Bully, President Obama endorsed both the Safe Schools Improvement Act and the Student Non-Discrimination Act. The president made the announcement on Friday, the 17th annual Day of Silence, where LGBT students and allies sustain a vow of non-verbal communication to call attention to the silencing effect of anti-LGBT bullying and harassment in schools.
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LGBT / Gay : Good As You (2 years ago)

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LGBT / Gay : Towleroad (2 years ago)

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