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
President Obama today announced his support for the Safe Schools Improvement Act and Student Non-Discrimination Act, federal legislation aimed at combating anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) bullying and discrimination in our nation’s schools. Show More Summary
The White House today endorsed two anti-bullying bills pending in Congress, the Student Non-Discrimination Act (SNDA) and the Safe Schools Improvement Act (SSIA). The timing of the endorsements coincides with both the Day of Silence and a White House screening of the new documentary Bully.
Good news from the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN): On GLSEN’s Day of Silence, President Obama Announces Support for the Safe Schools Improvement Act and the Student Non-Discrimination Act NEW YORK - April 20, 2012 - Today, on...
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. White House spokesman Shin Inouye released...
What advisers such as Valerie Jarrett and Eric Holder say publicly might seem like support for the Student Non-Discrimination Act but actually falls short in an important way, says a legislative representative for the ACLU.
Last week, readers of the neo-con Bible The Weekly Standard got an email in their in box about the Student Non-Discrimination Act, introduced by Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO). The subject line: “Congress to mandate pro-homosexual education?” CONTINUED...Show More Summary
Here’s a politician who’s actually helping to make it better. Feministing favorite and my own Senator Al Franken released a new video urging folks to contact their representatives in support of the Student Non-Discrimination Act. The bill, which was introduced by Franken and Rep. Jared Polis last March, “would ban discrimination and harassment in public [...]