Hate, hate, go away, don’t say gay is dead today

In Florida classrooms, students and teachers are permitted to engage in discussions regarding sexual orientation and gender identity, as long as such discussions are not part of formal instruction. This agreement was reached on Monday between Florida education officials and civil rights attorneys who contested a state law commonly referred to as “Don’t Say Gay.”

The settlement aims to provide clarity regarding permissible classroom discourse in the wake of the law’s enactment two years ago, which prohibited instruction on sexual orientation and gender identity in early grades. Critics of the law argued that it led to uncertainty about whether teachers could openly identify as LGBTQ+ or display rainbow symbols in their classrooms.

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