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Texas education board approves new sex ed policy that does not cover LGBTQ students or consent

Texas education board approves new sex ed policy that does not cover LGBTQ students or consent

Most Republicans voted against proposals to teach middle and high school students about consent, sexual orientation or gender identity. The board will take a final vote Friday. By Aliyya Swaby, The Texas Tribune Starting in 2022, seventh and eighth grade students in Texas will learn about forms of birth control beyond abstinence, but middle schoolers

Texas Teacher Suspended for Admitting to Students That She Has a Wife

Administrators at the Mansfield Independent School District are now saying that an elementary school art teacher, who was suspended after she sought LGBT protections for students and employees, was actually suspended because a parent had complained the teacher mentioned her wife to students. Stacy Bailey has been an art teacher at Charlotte Anderson Elementary School

UT Dallas Initiates Study to Determine Needs of LGBT Texans

Sociologists at the University of Texas at Dallas are starting work on what will be the first comprehensive needs assessment of LGBT communities throughout the state. The in-depth study is being spearheaded by Dr. Richard Scotch, professor of sociology, and Dr. Kara Sutton, a sociology lecturer. Both are affiliated with UT Dallas’ School of Economic,

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