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LGBTQ+ Groups & Florida Families Sue Over “Don’t Say Gay” Law

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lawsuit has been filed against Florida's "don't say gay" law. Lambda Legal joined the Southern Poverty Law Center, Southern Legal Counsel, and private attorney Baker McKenzie to file a federal lawsuit challenging the law on Monday.By prohibiting sexual orientation and gender identity discussions from kindergarten through third grade and imposing undefined standards for appropriateness for students through graduation, the suit claims, Florida’s law silences and erases LGBTQ+ families and students.

The suit also takes issue with the fact that any parent dissatisfied with a school district’s law implementation can sue the district over it.Gov.

Ron DeSantis signed the bill into law in March. It went into effect on July 1."We are deeply concerned about the negative effect that [law] has upon our family," plaintiffs David Dinan and Vikranth Gongidi said in a press release announcing the lawsuit. “The law limits our speech and our expression.

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