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By Lana Cooper | Sunday Mar 31, 2013
Two new cases of discrimination against LGBT youth in Pennsylvania prompted a change in school policy - only one of which was in favor of the LGBT students.
By Jason St. Amand | Monday Jul 2, 2012
ACLU is challenging a Utah school district’s decision that restricts elementary school students from accessing a picture book about a lesbian couple raising children.
By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Mar 28, 2012
A judge has ruled that a Missouri school district must replace its Internet filter because it blocks several pro-gay websites but allows students to access anti-gay pages.
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Sep 1, 2011
An ACLU initiative to gain access to GLBT resources for students denied those sites has met resistance from a Missouri school district that claims web resources geared toward gay youth with fact-based information are "sex sites."
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday May 26, 2011
The ACLU has intervened at a California school where students were blocked from accessing sites addressing GLBT issues, while filters continued to allow access to sites that condemned gays or said they could be "cured."
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Apr 14, 2011
Schools around the country that have web filters in place to block student access to web sites offering information and non-pornographic content have heard from the American Civil Liberties Union and Yale Law School.
By Steve Weinstein | Friday Mar 4, 2011
The decision by the federal Department of Justice not to pursue part of the Defense of Marriage Act has been widely interpreted by gay and anti-gay activists. James Esseks, director of the ACLU’s LGBT project, explained it for EDGE readers.
By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Feb 22, 2011
Iowa lawmakers have taken exception to an exhibit created by that state’s branch of the American Civil Liberties Union. The exhibit, displayed at State Historical Building, celebrated the organization’s 90-year history of fighting for minority rights, including those of women, gays, and racial minorities.
By Sue Major Holmes | Friday Nov 12, 2010
The American Civil Liberties Union is suing the government on behalf of a gay former Air Force sergeant denied full separation pay after he was forced out under the military’s "don’t ask, don’t tell" policy.
Monday Aug 23, 2010
The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts is questioning the propriety of stepped-up security checkpoint procedures at airports in Boston and Las Vegas.
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