Amendment To Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” Bill Requires Public Schools To Out LGBTQ Students To Their Parents

Florida Politics reports:

Democratic lawmakers and activists are decrying a proposed amendment they say would require schools to inform a parent of their child’s sexual orientation or gender identity.

The amendment is among a slew lawmakers will consider Tuesday on a measure opponents are calling the “Don’t Say Gay” bill. The bill (HB 1557) seeks to closely regulate LGBTQ instruction and conversation in the classroom.

It would restrict primary schools from “encouraging classroom discussion about sexual orientation or gender identity.” It also would allow parents to sue over alleged violations. Levy County Republican Rep. Joe Harding is the bill sponsor. He is also sponsoring the amendment.

Read the full article. The full Florida House votes tomorrow.

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