Samantha Bee shines a light on anti-LGBTQ laws targeting sex ed in Arizona

Back in 2019, Arizona appealed an old, horrendously homophobic law that forbid teachers from promoting a “homosexual lifestyle” in schools. It might sound familiar to a similar law in the UK, Margaret Thatcher’s Section 28 — passed in 1988 to “prohibit the promotion of homosexuality by local authorities” including schools — which was only repealed in in 2003, but did immeasurable damage to generations of LGBTQ+ folks.

But now, as Samantha Bee explores in the Full Frontal segment above, lawmakers in Arizona are once again trying to discriminate against the LGBTQ community with new legislation targeting education. Read more…

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