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Minnesota Republicans Call Anti-Bullying Bill ’Fascism’

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Apr 9, 2014
A week after the Minnesota State Senate approved an anti-bullying bill, the House also approved it, but not before local Republicans spent hours decrying it as "fascism" that could expose students to "filthy, perverted information."

Minn. Gay Rights Groups Turn Attention To Bullying

By Patrick Condon | Sunday Mar 2, 2014
Long before gay rights activists in Minnesota launched a successful campaign to legalize same-sex marriage, they were aiming for another high-profile goal: a state law protecting children from school bullies.

Minn. School District’s Controversial LGBT Policies Debated

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jan 10, 2012
Teachers from Minnesota’s largest school district debate about the current LGBT policy that forces them to remain neutral on the LGBT subjects as well as a proposed policy that prohibits them from discussing the topic as well.

Lesbian Couple Cheered at Minn. High School

By Chris Williams | Monday Jan 31, 2011
A lesbian high school couple that had sued to walk into a Royalty Court together entered their assembly to the cheers of classmates, in a Minnesota school district where anti-gay bullying has consistently made headlines.

Minn. School District Accused of Abetting Anti-Gay Harassment

By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Aug 26, 2009
Two Minnesota high school teachers allegedly harassed a student they thought to be gay in front of the entire class. The result: a $25,000 payoff to the student’s family--but no apologies, says a newspaper columnist.
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