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'Say Gay' Billboards Launch Across Country Opposing Anti-LGBTQ Bills

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controversial so-called "Don't Say Gay" bill was signed by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, according to WESH.The bill, HB1557, states that "the bill reinforces a parent's fundamental right to make decisions regarding the care and upbringing of his or her child in the public school setting."Also, according to the text in the bill, "classroom instruction by school personnel or third parties on sexual orientation or gender identity may not occur in kindergarten through grade 3 or in a manner that is not age appropriate or developmentally appropriate for students in accordance with state standards."In response to Newsweek, Southern Progress PAC volunteer Ally Sammarco said the group is doing this in order to "combat the harmful and unnecessary 'Don't Say Gay' bill.""The bill is quite frankly, a solution looking for a problem.

We should let kids talk about who they are and where they come from, without fear of repercussions. The idea that teachers are grooming children is a weird conservative fantasy that helps them 'explain' why some kids are gay.

It's just not true. Most people know what the real intent of this bill is, and if you ask anyone from the LGBTQ community, they know what the consequences will be," she said.Sammarco told WESH that the billboards come with a very straightforward message and purpose."It's OK to say gay.

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