Post Politics Now: House poised to pass bill providing same-sex marriage protections

Post Politics Now: House poised to pass bill providing same-sex marriage protections

This post was originally published on this siteThe move is part of an ongoing effort to showcase the party’s commitment to other rights that could be at risk after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.

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Ron DeSantis’ ‘Don’t Say Gay’ law goes into effect today as schools scramble to avoid parental lawsuits

Ron DeSantis’ ‘Don’t Say Gay’ law goes into effect today as schools scramble to avoid parental lawsuits

This post was originally published on this site Even before Republicans in Florida passed Governor Ron DeSantis‘ “Don’t Say Gay” bill some defenders of the anti-LGBTQ legislation insisted it applied only to kindergarten through third grade, and that anyone who opposed the bill – as the governor’s official spokesperson charged...

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Exclusive: Most LGBTQ Americans face discrimination amid wave of anti-LGBTQ bills, study says

Exclusive: Most LGBTQ Americans face discrimination amid wave of anti-LGBTQ bills, study says

This post was originally published on this siteSeven in ten LGBTQ Americans reported personally experiencing discrimination, according to GLAAD’s annual Accelerating Acceptance study, out now.     

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Biden signs proclamation on LGBTQI Pride Month – warns of ‘onslaught of dangerous anti-LGBTQI+ legislation’

Biden signs proclamation on LGBTQI Pride Month – warns of ‘onslaught of dangerous anti-LGBTQI+ legislation’

This post was originally published on this site President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed a proclamation commemorating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex Pride Month. The President warns the civil rights of LGBTQI+ Americans “are under relentless attack.” “Members of the LGBTQI+ community — especially people of color and...

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Louisiana’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill dies in committee

Louisiana’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill dies in committee

This post was originally published on this site Legislation that would have barred discussion of sexual orientation and gender identity in Louisiana’s K-12 schools, a version of the “Don’t Say Gay” bill approved in Florida, was killed Tuesday in committee. In a 4-7 vote, every Democrat on the House Education...

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‘Disturbing’: Biden education secretary warns Florida after DeSantis signs anti-LGBTQ bill targeting ‘most vulnerable’

‘Disturbing’: Biden education secretary warns Florida after DeSantis signs anti-LGBTQ bill targeting ‘most vulnerable’

This post was originally published on this site The Biden administration once again is warning Florida about its widely-criticized and possibly unconstitutional “Don’t Say Gay” bill which Republican Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law Monday afternoon while surrounded by young children. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona Monday afternoon warned he...

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DeSantis expected to sign ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill at Florida taxpayer-funded charter school that has two anti-LGBTQ clubs

DeSantis expected to sign ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill at Florida taxpayer-funded charter school that has two anti-LGBTQ clubs

This post was originally published on this site Republican Governor Ron DeSantis is expected to sign the possibly unconstitutional “Don’t Say Gay“ bill, which mandates schools “out” LGBTQ students to parents, likely on Monday at a taxpayer-funded charter school that has two board-approved anti-LGBTQ clubs. The legislation also greatly restricts...

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GOP lawmakers push historic wave of bills targeting rights of LGBTQ teens, children and their families

GOP lawmakers push historic wave of bills targeting rights of LGBTQ teens, children and their families

This post was originally published on this siteAt least 168 measures are pending in state legislatures across the nation that seek to erode protections for transgender and gay youth or to restrict discussion of LGBTQ topics in schools.

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Here’s what Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill would do, and what it wouldn’t do

Here’s what Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill would do, and what it wouldn’t do

This post was originally published on this siteSupporters and critics of the “Don’t Say Gay” bill differ on whether it would prevent the “instruction” or “discussion” of sexual orientation or gender identity

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Florida Senate to vote on measure that critics dubbed ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill

Florida Senate to vote on measure that critics dubbed ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill

This post was originally published on this siteFlorida’s Senate is preparing to pass a bill that bans any discussion of sexual orientation in schools from kindergarten through third grade. Republican supporters say it’s about parental rights.

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