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Missouri Groups Launch ‘Ok To Say Gay’ Site Challenging Discriminatory Bill

By Igor Volsky on April 25, 2012 at 10:32 am

"Missouri Groups Launch ‘Ok To Say Gay’ Site Challenging Discriminatory Bill"


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Students in Missouri are speaking out against a proposed “Don’t Say Gay” bill to ban discussions of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people in public schools and a coalition of progressive groups — Progress Missouri and PROMO — has formed OKtoSayGay.org “to tell the extreme politicians why this proposal is so, so, so wrongheaded.” Some of those students spoke with a local affiliate earlier this week and argued that the measure could prohibit teachers from interfering in instances of anti-LGBT bullying and further discrimination. “That’s what we will be teaching them is discrimination,” one student said. Another gay student added, “It makes me feel horrible- less than human– that I’m not as good as my peers.” Watch it:

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