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Just Say "No" to "Don't Say Gay"

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.
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Tennessee's 'Don't Say Gay' Bill is Back, and Now Requires Schools to Out Gay Kids to Their Parents

LGBT / Gay : Towleroad (2 years ago)

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

Is Sexuality Foe Stacey Campfield Tennessee's Least Effective Legislator?

LGBT / Gay : Queerty (5 years ago)

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

Anti-Gay Tennessee Legislator Booted from Knoxville Restaurant

Society & Culture : Good Blog (3 years ago)

Tennessee state senator Stacey Campfield has made his name by being the most vocally anti-gay member of the state legislature. Early last year, Campfield introduced the "Don't Say Gay" bill, which would make it illegal for teachers ... Read Post


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