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Lawsuit challenging Fla. school’s denial of gay-straight alliance moves forward

Friday, March 7, 2014
TAVERES, Fla. — Students fighting to have a gay-straight alliance club at their middle school in central Florida have won a partial victory for the time being. [ Read more → ]

ACLU files second lawsuit after Fla. school again blocks gay-straight alliance

Thursday, December 19, 2013
OCALA, Fla. — The ACLU on Thursday sued a central Florida school district for the second time this year, claiming it is once again refusing to approve a Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) club at a middle school. [ Read more → ]
Bayli Silberstein

Fla. school agrees to allow gay-straight alliance one day after ACLU files suit

Thursday, May 2, 2013
OCALA, Fla. -- Just one day after the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against a Florida school district for denying students from forming a gay-straight alliance, the school board ended months of delays and said it will allow the club. [ Read more → ]

Fla. school board tables rules discussion to avoid allowing gay-straight alliance

Tuesday, April 23, 2013
LEESBURG, Fla. -- Efforts to establish a gay-straight student alliance at a Florida middle school failed after school board members voted Monday night to table discussions about proposed rules for the club. [ Read more → ]
Orlando SentinelBayli Silberstein

Local residents pack school board meeting to debate gay-straight alliance

Tuesday, February 19, 2013
More than 100 parents, students and local residents packed a Lake County, Fla., school board meeting on Monday to voice their opinion on a possible ban on extracurricular clubs after a student applied to form a gay-straight alliance club. [ Read more → ]

Fla. school district considers eliminating clubs to avoid allowing gay-straight alliance

Wednesday, February 6, 2013
TAVARES, Fla. -- The Lake County School Board is considering eliminating all non-academic clubs from middle and high school campuses instead of allowing a student to form a gay-straight alliance. [ Read more → ]
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