Controversy Over Gay Straight Alliance in Lake County, Florida

Page updated March 11, 2014.

School officials in Lake County, Florida, including most school board members, have consistently disregarded the legal rights, safety and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students and their allies by refusing to allow or recognize an extra-curricular gay-straight alliance (GSA) at a local middle school. The American Civil Liberties Union of Florida has filed two lawsuits defending Lake County middle school students’ right to form the GSA with the same rights and benefits provided to other student groups on campus.

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