LGBTQ+ youth and advocates have railed against the legislation, with thousands of students across the state staging a walkout protest
"Pushaw's comments are inflammatory, offensive & hopelessly ignorant. To associate the LGBTQ community with pedophilia is a repugnant trope"
The company has dismissed numerous calls and missed opportunities to articulate a public position on the “Don’t Say Gay” bill
Politicians leveraging fear and anti-LGBTQ bigotry for political points might have bitten off more than they can chew
The state-wide protests had been promoted and planned based on a series of social media posts from high school junior Jack Petocz
“LGBTQ students and families deserve to see themselves reflected in the classroom. What they don’t deserve is stigma & censorship”
"If signed into law, these bills will have disastrous impacts on classrooms and workplaces-They will turn Florida into a surveillance state"
"Knowingly subjecting children to abuse, abandonment, and neglect by forcing them to come out to their parents is cruel, dangerous"
LGBTQ people are a necessary part of the fabric of society. Our families deserve to be celebrated & schools should be a safe space
Comcast/NBC Universal, UnitedHealth Group, Duke Energy, AT&T and Walgreens – have donated to the politicians behind the "Don't Say Gay" bill