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Nevada will start teaching LGBTQ+ history in school curriculum

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Democrat Gov. Steve Sisolak signed A.B 261 at the Henderson Pride Festival alongside three other bills. Before signing the bill, Sisolak highlighted the need for pro-LGBTQ+ regulations to help support and empower the community. “It is so important that we bring these bills to the community, to this center to help you understand how important this is,” Sisolak said.

The assembly bill calls for the board of trustees and governing bodies to “ensure” students from kindergarten through to graduation are offered an education “on the history and contributions to science, the arts and humanities”.

The bill’s outright spotlights Native American history, marginalised LGBTQ+ communities, as well as marginalised racial and ethnic backgrounds.

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