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LGBT rights researcher at @hrw, assistant professor teaching international law and human rights. Minnesota Nice. He/him.
Mar 11 21 tweets 5 min read
Because #Florida officials are once again spreading misinformation about the #DontSayGay bill, I want to once again lay out what it does and doesn't actually say. (You can see the text and history of the legislation for yourself here: flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2….) First of all, K-3 students are not learning sex ed in Florida schools. They are occasionally learning that some kids have two dads or two moms, though, and that's what's setting off conservative supporters of the bill.
May 29, 2018 24 tweets 17 min read
THREAD: The US @StateDept released its annual #ReligiousFreedom report today. From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, here's where #LGBT issues come up in this year's reports. #LGBT issues feature in this year's reports on Australia, Argentina, Bolivia, Canada, Costa Rica, Greece, Indonesia, Israel, Jamaica, the Maldives, Mauritania, New Zealand, the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Sudan, Syria & Turkey. (And I probably missed others.)