Joy Resmovits reports that the new California ciriculum will include LGBT history. The new ciriculum will have lesons on Harvy Milk and "the emergence of the nation’s first gay rights organizations in the 1950s" as well as teaching second graders about different types of familiys.
Sonoma State University Women's and Gender Studies Professor Don Romesburg has been working to implement LGBT history into Califronia schools for years. His work has paid off because LGBT history is now in the new k-12 social science framework.
Ryan Thoreson speaks up about the harmful "no homo promo" laws witch make it so teachers cannot speak about anything LGBT. Thoeson talks about how bad this must be for students both LGBT and non. He spoke to some students that said "how isolating it was to be in schools where they regularly heard homophobic and transphobic slurs but rarely heard adults counter those messages or say anything positive about LGBT people".
Dr. Susan Berry writes about how the new California common core will be the first to teach LGBT history to second graders. Berry talks about whats in the circulum and how it promotes "the militant LGBT agenda".
Catherine Kulke interviews Sara Hogenboom about her expiriance with history. Sara talked about how the lack of LGBT history in schools makes her feel. Kulke goes over the need for LGBT history is schools.
James Michael Nichols writes about Californias new criculum and his expiriance as "a young gay boy growing up in the American South". Nichols talks about how teaching kids and teens about LGBT issues could help to educate people on these issues.