Republicans demand parents get ‘opt-out’ from LGBT history lessons

By Nick Duffy

LGBT history: A newspaper from 1969 hangs in New York's Stonewall Inn, considered the birthplace of the modern gay rights movement, where patrons fought back against police persecution in 1969.

Republican state lawmakers have said parents should get an ‘opt-out’ from history lessons that relate to LGBT public figures.

Rep. Darren Bailey, who represents the 109th district in the Illinois House of Representatives, made the claim as the body approved a bill on the issue.

HB0246, which passed the House by a …read more

Source:: Pink News


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