I saw Milk for the first time last week and I found out that I am embarrassed at my lack of knowledge. I had absolutely no idea that California was close to passing a proposition banning gays and lesbians (and possibly anyone who supported gay rights) from being public school teachers.
I had no idea. I knew that Harvey Milk did something good for gay rights but I didn't know any specifics.
I just want to say again, in case there are any questions, that I have worked with many gay and lesbian teachers and not a one of them had a "gay agenda" or tried to convince the children of anything inappropriate. Not one.
And it bothers me that this came up in 1978 and that I heard people saying the same types of things in recent years. This needs to stop.
Three years ago: No More Sanctions!
Four years ago: Communication
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