Support for LGBT Youth – History in Schools, Suicide Prevention

An interview with Dan Savage, the nationally-syndicated columnist, author, activist, and co-founder of the It Gets Better Project. Also a discussion of the rash of teen suicides that led to the naming of October 20 as Gay Spirit Day.

In California, the Fair, Accurate, Inclusive, and Respectful (FAIR) Education Act, which went into effect on January 1, 2012, will require public schools to include material on LGBTQ history and notable figures. Openly gay Democratic California State Senator Mark Leno speaks about this law that he sponsored in the state senate, and what he hopes it will accomplish.

Featured Guests/Speakers:
Dan Savage, Cal. State Sen. Mark Leno

Credits: Marc Sophos, WDFH, Ossining, NY

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