What Every Parent Needs to Know about LGBTQ History

With growing attention on LGBT history via legislation like California’s Senate Bill (SB) 48, corresponding revisions of textbooks and instructional materials, and presidential designations of LGBT historical sites, it is important to understand how this focus differs from the traditional teaching of history. Most Americans have only the faintest concept of what LGBT history entails, and most parents and policy-makers assume it will be taught much like the Civil Rights Era. Most would not expect that this type of history would instead re-brand current Hollywood celebrities as historical, introduce students to disturbing individuals whose works would never be allowed in most homes, claim historical figures to be LGBT with disputed evidence, and present current political figures and activists as heroes. Fill out the form below to download this informative free resource.