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Revisiting Shelby Knox’s Fight Against Abstinence-only Education – A Review and an Update

By |2019-03-20T18:08:41-04:00July 7th, 2009|Blog|

I recently had the chance to watch The Education of Shelby Knox, a documentary chronicling a high school student’s campaign to bring alternatives to abstinence-only education to her school in Lubbock, Texas.  A lot happens in eight years. Shelby has since graduated from both high school and college; she is now 23 years old and living in New York City. [...]

Confronting Censorship with a Flowchart

By |2019-03-07T22:41:30-04:00May 19th, 2009|Blog|

The ACLU and the ACLU of Tennessee  filed suit in Federal Court  against two Tennessee school districts, charging the schools are unconstitutionally blocking students from accessing online information about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues.  NCAC was involved in an initial response and has been following the case.  Now see the story in flowchart form: See it in full effect [...]

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 [...]