A number of Republican lawmakers and advocates on Wednesday came out in favor of legislative proposals.
Wesley was one of about twenty people, roughly half of whom were kids, to testify before the Board of Alders Education Committee about what it’s like to be an LGBTQIA+ kid in the city’s public school district.
In a town that has been plagued with recent incidents targeting the LGBTQ+ community, a Tolland Board of Education is creating a transgender student policy that will take the state’s regulations further in the hopes of providing a safe space for all students.
Pride flags used to wave proudly over Enfield town buildings, but not anymore. Earlier this month the Town Council passed a resolution stating that only the American flag, Connecticut state flag, and military flags could fly on town-owned property.
Enfield bans Pride flag from being flown on town property. ‘It’s a very sad day’ council member says.
The interim town attorney said the decision protects the town from unnecessary lawsuits
Although litigation over transgender rights is widespread, the Supreme Court has not yet waded into the dispute over school bathrooms.
The town’s school board has drafted a policy of “protections and supports” for transgender and gender non-conforming students, primarily in response to state requirements.
Learn about your rights as an LGBTQ+ educator and how you can support your LGBTQ+ students.
In a show of solidarity and celebration, CEA members kicked off a new school year of Pride this Saturday in Hartford.
Connecticut’s delegation to the 2023 NEA Representative Assembly deliberated and voted on new business items to strengthen the organization and its support of public education.