Sens. Al Franken (D-MN) and Jared Polis (D-CO) reintroduced legislation this week that would prohibit discrimination against LGBT youth, including bullying and other harassment, in public schools. Image: Shutterstock The post ‘Student Non-Discrimination Act’ Seeks to Curb Bullying of LGBT Youth appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Last week we reported that Baylor University's Student Senate voted to pass the Sexual Misconduct Code Non-Discrimination Act, which would remove "homosexual acts" from the Waco, Texas Christian school's "sexual misconduct code". The Student Body President vetoed that decision on...
Baylor University's Student Senate voted on Thursday to pass the Sexual Misconduct Code Non-Discrimination Act, which would remove "homosexual acts" from the Waco, Texas Christian school's "sexual misconduct code", the Baylor Lariat reports: The most recent version of the Sexual...
In 2011, Baylor University, a private Baptist school in Texas, offered a course titled Homosexuality As A Gateway Drug. And now there's this. The Student Senate passed the Sexual Misconduct Code Non-Discrimination Act, a proposal to reword Baylor’s Sexual Misconduct Code, in the Student Senate meeting Thursday. Show More Summary
Several House lawmakers took time to show their support for a measure to be considered alongside the Student Success Act. Called the Student Non-Discrimination Act, the piece of legislature was considered during a House Rules Committee hearing for the Success...
Members of the House of Representatives are pushing for protections for LGBT youth to be enshrined in federal law as the Student Non-Discrimination Act, proposed as an amendment to the broader Student Success Act currently being discussed in the House. read more
As Congress revisits federal education policy, gay rights activists are pressing for the enactment of the Student Non-Discrimination Act of 2013, which would prohibit harassment of students in public schools “on the basis of actual or...Show More Summary
In his typical fashion, Delgaudio calls the Student Non-Discrimination Act the "Homosexual Classrooms Act." Those boxes seem pretty light, don't they?(Tipped by JMG reader Blair)
Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO) introduces Student Non-Discrimination Act: “We need to protect kids at school regardless of what adults think about the different ways that people live their lives,” Polis said. “Our schools need to be a safe place where...
Reps. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) have reintroduced the Student Non-Discrimination Act, vitally important legislation that is modeled on Title IX that would create a comprehensive prohibition against discrimination against LGBT students in our nation's public schools.
Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colorado) and Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Florida) today introduced the Student Non-Discrimination Act. According to the Human Rights Campaign: SNDA, which was also introduced in the last Congress, would prohibitShow More Summary
The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force applauds today’s reintroduction in the U.S. House of the Student Non-Discrimination Act. The bipartisan measure prohibits any school program or activity receiving federal financial assistance from discriminating against any public school student on the basis of actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity. The Task Force is [...]
The addition of Rep. James Clyburn marks the first time every member of the House Democratic Leadership team has co-cosponsored the Student Non-Discrimination Act. read more
On Tuesday, Rep. James Clyburn (D-S.C.) signed on as a co-sponsor to the Student Non-Discrimination Act. What’s the big deal you might be asking, particularly on a bill that already has the support of more than 160 House members? What makes Rep. Show More Summary
Hate group leader Bradlee Dean, he of the lawsuit against Rachel Maddow, has taken aim at openly gay Rep. Jared Polis and the proposed federal Student Non-Discrimination Act. Seven minutes of lies, if you can bear it.
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 banning workplace discrimination...
The Student Non-Discrimination Act would provide students with explicit federal protections 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.
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,...Show More Summary
Today the White House thoughtfully picked the Day Of Silence to endorse the federal Student Non-Discrimination Act (SNDA) and the Safe Schools Improvement Act. Chris Geidner reports at Metro Weekly : White House spokesman Shin Inouye tells Metro Weekly, "The President and his Administration have taken many steps to address the issue of bullying. Show More Summary
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 ofShow More Summary