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When My 8-Year-Old Gay Son Taught His Class About Harvey Milk

Amelia | Posted 05.05.2013 | Gay Voices
Amelia

On this day in a second-grade classroom in the Midwest, Harvey Milk was on the same stage as Frederick Douglass, Sojourner Truth and Elizabeth Cady Stanton as an 8-year-old gay boy who has never seen the need for a closet told Milk's story.

Students Sue Minnesota District Over Gay Curriculum Policy

AP | By STEVE KARNOWSKI | Posted 09.21.2011 | Education

CHAMPLIN, Minn. -- Several current and former students sued Minnesota's largest school district Thursday, saying its policy requiring staff to remain ...

Teacher Comes Out: 'I Didn't Want To Teach From The Closet'

Common Dreams | Jody Sokolower | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

A month into my first year of teaching 7th graders in Oakland, Calif., we were in the school library, using the big tables there to spread out as we o...