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National Center For Lesbian Rights

Anoka-Hennepin district sued over anti-gay environment in schools

The lawsuit contends that LGBT students and students perceived as LGBT were subjected to anti-LGBT slurs on a daily basis and were physically threatened or attacked by peers. While many of these abuses occurred in front of teachers or were reported to school officials, school personnel almost always took insufficient action to stop the abuse.

NCLR to celebrate 34 years of LGBT legal advocacy, honoring Chely Wright and others

"Their willingness and determination to stand up for their beliefs have not only changed history, but will continue to improve the lives of thousands of LGBT people across the country for years to come—making them victors in our movement for equality and justice, and role models for each one of us."