Around the World: Texas Senator Wants Schools to Out Kids, Sex Ed is Bad Everywhere
Konni Burton, a Texas state senator and member of the Tea Party, introduced Senate Bill 242 which would force schools to out students to their parents, even if the student requests confidentiality. That and more in our look in the intersection between the queer community and education around the world.
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This coverage promotes sexual and gender equality while highlighting issues of health, violence, culture, and legal and human rights. Equal Eyes provides advocates and allies a common frame of reference for the realities of global LGBTI communities. Through followup reporting and disseminating this coverage, our effort is to ensure we have a representation of the global stories that matter most or may have under-reporting.