Anoka-Hennepin’s Anti-Science, Anti-Gay, Anti-Trans History

Andy Birkey at the Minnesota Independent has a detailed account of the cultural controversies that have rocked Anoka-Hennepin School District. From disagreement about whether to teach creationism, to the much-maligned “no promo homo” policy that preceded the current homosexuality “neutrality” policy, to the Minnesota Family Policy Council’s state-level effort to get a part-time transgender teacher fired, the district has been a hub for the “culture wars” for almost two decades.