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Judge uses Ron DeSantis’ own law to block Florida drag ban

A federal judge has placed a temporary injunction on bigoted Florida governor Ron DeSantis’ drag ban. DeSantis signed the Protection of Children Act into law in May. It was a package of five homophobic and transphobic bills in May 2023 that included an expansion of Florida’s Don’t Say Gay law, and string of bill restricting …

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Florida teacher investigated over Disney Movie

The Florida Department of Education last week launched an investigation into a teacher for alleged misconduct after she showed a class the Disney movie Strange World. DO NOT MOVE HERE Twitter user Carl Zee, posted the letter to Twitter. “My friend showed Disney’s Strange World (2022) in a Florida classroom and one student reported it …

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FFS! Art class shown Statue of David > principal fired

A school board in Florida forced a principal to resign or face dismissal after students were shown an image of Michaelangelo’s Statue of David during a Renaissance art class. Yet again the internet goes wild with claims of The Simpsons predicting the future. In 1990, the animated comedy depicted a similar scenario. Yep. An episode …

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Joe Harding, Don’t Say Gay author indicted for fraud

Don’t Say Pay! You have to give it to homophobes – they’re gold medal winners in the problematic people stakes. The Department of Justice has charged Republican Joe Harding with six counts of wire fraud, money laundering, and making false statements. Harding authored Florida’s notorious Don’t Say Gay law. The Department of Justice (DOJ) allege …

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Watch: Student banned from saying gay talks curls

A Florida school last week threatened to cut a gay Class President’s mic if he mentioned his sexuality during his graduation speech. Already a veteran activist at 18, Zander Moricz got around the ban by talking about his curls ie: his not so straight hair. Scroll down for the vid Earlier this year, Zander Moricz …

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NYC’s Florida billboards: Loud. Proud. Still Allowed

New York City mayor Eric Adams yesterday launched a campaign inviting Floridians concerned by their state’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ law to move to NYC. The campaign will include billboards with messages like Loud Proud Still Allowed, and Come to the city where you can say whatever you like. Another reads: People say a lot of …

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Pulse Nightclub To Become Permanent Memorial And Museum

The site of the Pulse nightclub massacre in Orlando will become a permanent memorial and museum. The plan was announced by Barbara Poma, the owner of the nightclub and executive director of the onePULSE Foundation, a non-profit created to raise funds for survivors and victims’ families. Forty-nine were killed at the site of the popular …