This Is How Americans Learn LGBT Hate Starting At A Young Age | ThinkProgress

From sex ed classes to gender neutral bathrooms to gay pride, school administrators are often pressured by angry parents and conservative groups to roll back efforts at LGBT inclusion.
These type of controversies in the classroom could have a lasting impact on how young kids grow up to see LGBT people. The backlash not only deprives students of an education about LGBT issues; it also communicates to them that issues that are important to the LGBT community are not worth their consideration and at worst, are offensive. Here are just a few examples of efforts across the country to suppress LGBT student expression and teach straight and cisgender students that it’s okay to celebrate hate against LGBT people — or, at the very least, to ignore their existence:

via This Is How Americans Learn LGBT Hate Starting At A Young Age | ThinkProgress

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