Middle and high school students will soon have a new lesson: the contributions of LGBT and disabled individuals in history. But the really stronger point here is making sure that all school districts, regardless of a law, should be implementing inclusive curriculum to mirror the images of their students and families. Fuscarino says it can inspire LGBT youth.
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It requires schools teach middle- and high-schoolers about the political, economic, and social contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, starting in. Such topics are potential minefields for teachers to navigate, which is one of the criticisms of the new law. Is it appropriate for schools to brand social activist Jane Addams a lesbian because she had relationships with women?
Theodore Vidal and Colin Beyers share a kiss on prom night. After their first prom together, two gay New Jersey teenagers were prepared for the worst when they heard a group yelling at them as they strolled the Seaside Heights boardwalk. But to the surprise of Theodore Vidal, 17, and Colin Beyers, 18, they were embraced instead of insulted, and their story has since gone viral. ABC News producer Michael Del Moro witnessed the exchange between prom dates Vidal and Beyers and a boisterous group gathered at a rooftop bar along the boardwalk.
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For years in the Garden State, that quacks like a duck, walks like a duck test was the standard by which police, inspectors and judges punished bars frequented by people who might have stood under the LGBTQ umbrella. While sodomy was against the law in much of the country — and often used to prosecute gay people — it was not against the law to be gay or lesbian in New Jersey. But it was forbidden, however, for bars and restaurants with liquor licenses to allow gays, lesbians, cross-dressers and the like to "congregate" — a rule that did not apply to other establishments like theaters and cafes.