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Forced outing policy proposed at Bass Lake School District

The Bass Lake School District School Board, which includes a middle school and several elementary schools, has proposed a forced outing policy. This policy is disguised as a “Parental Notification Rights Policy”. The policy verbiage and the proposal letter is below. The Bass Lake school board will be discussing this proposal for the third time […]

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Clovis Unified, using forced outing procedure since March

[emailpetition id=”1″]Consider choosing “edit” and write your story. Starting in March of 2023, the Clovis Unified School District, with no public discussion or vote, began to enforce a Student Site Plan for transgender and gender-nonconforming students. The Student Site Plan, which the students must renew annually, forcibly outs them by requiring the presence or consent

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This is life or death

Fresno resident Ashens Limon discovered his queer identity at the age of 10 but kept it hidden due to his religious Latino upbringing. He turned to online LGBTQ communities for support but faced loneliness and struggled with his mental health. At 10, he attempted suicide, leading to his coming out to his mother and seeking

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California Establishes Transgender History Month

California is officially the first U.S. state to recognize Transgender History Month. On Wednesday, September 6, the California Assembly voted for House Resolution 57. This resolution, beginning in 2024, recognizes August as Transgender History Month. After passing the bill, Matt Haney, a California Assembly member and the author of House Resolution 57, stated, “…our strongest

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Your voice is needed!

Please show up for the Clovis City Council meeting on September 5th at 6 p.m. to make public comment regarding the agenda item added by Councilwoman Pearce which asks for the Clovis City Council to send a letter to the Fresno County  Board of Supervisors about concerns over LGBTQ books and Pride month displays in county

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