Florida teachers are being told they can’t mention their same-sex partners because it could violate DeSantis’ ban on LGBTQ discussions in schools

Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida.

Florida’s Parental Rights in Education Act, criticized as the “Don’t Say Gay” law, took effect July 1. A school district’s teachers were reportedly advised not to talk about their same-sex partners. The law bans talk of sexual orientation or gender identity in kindergarten through third grade.

As the start of the school year approaches in Florida, teachers are grappling with a new law governing discussions around sexual orientation and gender identity in their classrooms — with one school district advising teachers in same-sex relationships to avoid talking about their partners altogether, The

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