Controversial 'Don't Say Gay' bill is back

Associated Press Published: January 30, 2013
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A controversial Tennessee bill that would stop teachers from discussing sexuality with their students has been resurrected in the state legislature, and the 2013 version includes a troubling new provision, according to the HuffingtonPost.com



Nicknamed the "Don't Say Gay" bill, Republican state Sen. Stacey Campfield's measure would "prohibit teachers from discussing of any sexuality except heterosexuality in grades K-8."

This new incarnation of the bill retains its proposed ban on LGBT discussions in the classroom and has also added a provision that could be interpreted as forcing school authorities to inform parents if their child is gay.

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