Tag: Don't Say Gay Bill
Sen. Joey Hensley, who sponsored a “Don’t Say Gay” bill to ban teachers from talking about homosexuality, was accused of adultery with his second cousin
Unabashedly anti-gay school district policies are on the up and up in America. For all our victories in winning LGBT students to great Gay-Straight Alliances in their school, these efforts are a pittance compared to the districtwide and sometimes statewide bans on even the mention of the words “gay” or[…]
Minesota’s Anoka-Hennepin School District calls its sexual orientation policy “neutral”. but there is nothing neutral about preventing teachers from discussing homosexuality with students. The policy of silence, even in the face of out of control bullying against students perceived to be gay or lesbian, has led to no less than[…]
Someone get Miss Dolly Parton on the batphone STAT. Homegirl would NOT allow this anti-gay malarkey anywhere with her name on the door. Even if the Don’t Say Gay Bill has provoked a war on LGBT Tennessee residents. We’ve reprinted a letter from a lesbian woman who was discriminated against[…]
UB reader Thomas sent us this viewer commentary on the Tracy Morgan, ahem, incident that apparently aired on St. Louis’ NBC affiliate channel, KSDK. We were blown away. First of all, no. Second, who is this dude and again, NO. Third, you’re defending a guy who threatened to kill his[…]
A new Tennessee law makes it a crime to “transmit or display an image” online that is likely to “frighten, intimidate or cause emotional distress” to someone who sees it. Violations can get you almost a year in jail time or up to $2500 in fines. In order for us[…]
Should we file this one under Don’t Say Evolution? The alarming trend of conservatives pretending that things that displease them don’t exist continues this week with a story out of Oakland, California. Redwood Heights Elementary School’s biology lesson on gender diversity within the animal kingdom has become national news, with[…]
“We’ve proven that not saying something means it doesn’t exist. So now you’re ready for phase two: Don’t Say Terrorist.” BRA-VO, fellas! We’ve been waiting a long time for the cutting critique this sort of parody provides. Absolutely fantastic! What things will you pretend don’t exist by not saying them?
We told you earlier in the year about Senator Stacey Campfield’s Don’t Say Gay Bill being passed by a Tennessee Senate committee. Today, the entire Senate has voted to approve the bill. The Don’t Say Gay Bill, which will prohibit Tennessee schoolchildren from even uttering the words “gay” or “homosexual,” is just[…]
George Takei saves the day, and makes sure that Tennessee doesn’t take away the right to say gay!