Wendy Walsh did everything she could to protect her son, but in the end, the bullying was too much for 13-year-old Seth.
“It started really in second grade, when people realized he was different,” said Walsh, of Tehachapi, a small town near Bakersfield. “He had effeminate characteristics; he wasn’t into sports. When he was in fifth grade he came to me and said, ‘Mom, everyone’s calling me gay.’” Read More
Prominent figures in LGBT history could play a larger role in classrooms throughout the state after a bill requiring their inclusion into California curriculum passed the state Assembly on Tuesday and headed to the governor’s desk.
The FAIR Education Act by Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, would require schools to teach at all grade levels the historical contributions of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people. Read More