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Gay History Now Mandatory in California Schools

Governor signs law requiring lessons in LGBT accomplishments

(Newser) - Gay rights supporters are hailing this as a big win in California: Public schools will be required to teach the accomplishments of gay Americans under a measure signed into law yesterday by Gov. Jerry Brown, reports the Los Angeles Times . The San Francisco Chronicle says it's the first such... More »

Calif. Gay History Bill Heads to Governor

Measure would require history lessons to include gay contributions

(Newser) - A bill requiring California schools to teach gay history is headed for Gov. Jerry Brown's desk after passing the state Assembly. The bill, SB48, would make California the first state in the union to require history classes and textbooks to include the contributions of gay and lesbian Americans, reports... More »

California Bill Would Require Gay History in Schools

Would be first state to launch mandate

(Newser) - California could be the first state to require that schools teach gay history. Lessons on gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people would be added to social studies classes under a landmark bill passed yesterday by the state Senate, the AP reports. The state Assembly and Gov. Jerry Brown must approve... More »

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