For a while, it looked as if Tennessee legislators had come to their senses and backed off the bill popularly known as "Don't Say Gay." Unfortunately, the bill is now roaring forward again, but there may still be a chance of stopping it.
In its present form, H.B. 229 bans any "classroom instruction, course materials or other informational resources that are inconsistent with natural human reproduction" in K-8 public schools.
Think Progress reports that SB234, Tennessee's 'Don't Say Gay' bill is back,and more harmful than ever. It also contains language indicating that teachers or counselors would be required to out LGBT students to their parents. Here's... Read Post
Tennessee's Stacey Campfield, the third-term state rep who tried to ban public school teachers from talking about sexuality in any manner with his "Don't Say Gay" bill, has never submitted a bill that became law. Ever. And it looks ... Read Post