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BREAKING – Obama Administration Endorses Student Non-Discrimination Act

Earlier this afternoon, following a screening of the documentary Bully at the White House, the Obama administration officially endorsed the Student Non-Discrimination Act. The Student Non-Discrimination Act would provide LGBT students, and those perceived to be, with explicit federal protections by establishing a comprehensive prohibition against discrimination and harassment in all public elementary and secondary schools across the country based on a student's actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity.
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Obama Summarizes Progress Toward LGBT Equality

LGBT / Gay : Towleroad (3 years ago)

Maybe to coincide with his endorsement of the Student Non-Discrimination Act and the White House's screening of Bully on the National Day of Silence, or maybe to divert attention from his unwillingness to sign an executive order ban... Read Post

White House endorses two anti-bullying bills pending in Congress

LGBT / Gay : Prop 8 Trial Tracker (3 years ago)

By Jacob Combs Last friday, following a screening of Lee Hirsch’s documentary Bully at the White House on GLSEN’s annual Day of Silence, President Obama announced his official endorsement for two bills, the Safe Schools Improvement ... Read Post

Obama Endorses Student Non-Discrimination Act, as White House Screens 'Bully' on National 'Day of Silence'

LGBT / Gay : Towleroad (3 years ago)

The White House today is holding a screening of the documentary Bully with bullying prevention advocates from a wide range of communities, and this afternoon President Obama gave his endorsement to federal anti-bullying legislation.... Read Post


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