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ACLU sues Nassau County, FL to allow Gay-Straight Alliances

By |2019-03-13T15:15:02-04:00February 18th, 2009|Blog|

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against the School Board of Nassau County, Florida for denying students permission to open Gay-Straight Alliances in Jacksonville’s Yulee HS and Middle School. In prohibiting the GSA, school district’s superintendent, John L. Ruis, is quoted in the State saying, “A club highlighting sexual orientations will not be permitted as it would [...]

The future of “Don’t ask, don’t tell”

By |2019-03-13T15:17:04-04:00February 6th, 2009|Blog|

Obama and his team pledged to work on overturning the 1993 “don’t ask, don’t tell” law, which only allows gays and lesbians to serve in the U.S. military if they keep secret their sexual orientation. According to the Boston Globe, although getting rid of this law is on Obama’s agenda, he “does not want to ask lawmakers to do so [...]

‘The Book of Bunny Suicides’ survived

By |2016-01-14T16:10:33-04:00January 15th, 2009|Blog|

We are glad to hear that “The Book of Bunny Suicides,” by the British author Andy Riley is back on the shelves of Central Linn High School Library, in Halsey, Oregon. The book was challenged this fall by the parent of a student who had refused to return the book stating that its content is unsuitable for children. […]