For more in-depth news from Greater Minnesota, check out Bluestemprairie. Harvey says Christian parents should strongly consider keeping their students at home April 12 so they're not subjected to what she describes as "a day of dumbed-down sin. It's time for Christian parents to draw the line — if your children will be exposed to this DOS propaganda in their school, then keep them home for the day," said Buddy Smith, an administrator of the American Family Association, in a statement. Lesbian Visibility Day, April It also marks the month that same-sex marriage was made legal in the United States in As the American Civil Liberties Union has noted , students do not have the right to remain silent in classrooms when they are asked to speak by a teacher.
The facts do not support the implications noted above. I pledge to treat others the way I want to be treated. We depend on community support to continue the work of solid LGBT-centric journalism. Retrieved December 11, , from Research Library database. As the American Civil Liberties Union has noted , students do not have the right to remain silent in classrooms when they are asked to speak by a teacher.
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Standard Newswire gets your news into the hands of working journalists, broadcast hosts, and news producers. Maxine Waters attacks Dr. A major Christian group will take over an annual event that challenges homosexuality, weeks after the event's main Christian. Praising the Day of Silence alternative, Bob Stith, national strategist for Gender Issues for the Southern Baptist Convention, commented, "I have long thought Christians were missing a great opportunity by not being more vocal in helping to make our schools safe places for all kids. It reaches out to parents across the nation who do not want their children focusing on sexuality at school. I nternational Transgender Day of Remembrance , November 20, memorializes those who were killed due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice and honors Rita Hester, who was murdered on November 28,
This year's event drew students from more than 8, U. It's important for everyone to have a voice on this issue and for every opinion to be expressed. The Advocate , , Students from middle school to college take a vow of silence in an effort to encourage schools and classmates to address the problem of ant-LGBTQ behavior by illustrating silencing effect of bullying and harassment on LGBT students and those perceived to be LGBT. September Celebrate Bisexuality Day, September 23 and Bisexual Awareness Week , is a day and week to celebrate the bisexuality community. As part of Monday's Day of Truth students will pass out cards during non-class time with a message, which says in part, "It's time for an honest conversation about homosexuality. Exodus International is a Christian ministry that, according to its website, promotes "freedom from homosexuality through the power of Jesus Christ.