Arizona students protest new laws targeting LGBTQ+ community

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More than 380 bills signed into law by Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey this year took effect Sept. 24. Two measures restrict the ability of transgender young people to access some forms of gender-affirming health care and play on school sports teams consistent with their gender identity. Another measure bans sexually explicit materials from kindergarten through 12th grade classrooms. Students across the country this year have staged walkouts to protest other laws and policies considered harmful to the LGBTQ+ community.
Published 2 months ago · Phoenix, United States

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Arizona students protest new laws targeting LGBTQ+ community

Hundreds of Arizona high school students on Thursday walked out of their classrooms to protest a slate of new laws that took effect over the weekend and have been accused of being discriminatory against the state’s LGBTQ+ population, particularly transgender youth.

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Hundreds of Arizona high school students walked out of their schools into the glaring afternoon sun on Thursday to protest the record number of anti-LGBTQ bills passed by the GOP-controlled state Legislature this year. “Dear (Gov. Doug) Ducey and Arizona representatives, these bills are killing us,” walkout organizer Dawn Shim told a crowd of students at Hamilton High School in Chandler. “They are killing our peers. We do not need anymore stude…

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Arizona students walkout in protest of new anti-LGBTQ laws

Hundreds of Arizona high school students walked out of their schools into the glaring afternoon sun on Thursday to protest the record number of anti-LGBTQ bills passed by the GOP-controlled state Legislature this year.

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Arizona students protest new laws targeting the LGBTQ+ community

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Arizona students walkout in protest of new anti-LGBTQ laws

CHANDLER — Hundreds of Arizona high school students walked out of their schools into the glaring afternoon sun on Thursday to protest the record number of anti-LGBTQ bills passed by the GOP-controlled state Legislature this year.

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