Kevin Jennings – Author of 1993 Education Report Template for Homosexual and Transgender Activism in Schools across the U.S.
Massachusetts Governor’s Commission on Gay and Lesbian Youth
Template for Homosexual and Transgender Activism in Schools across the U.S.
MassResistance Special Report
By Amy Contrada © 2011
Kevin Jennings in 2011. (Bay Windows photo)
In early 1993, – Obama’s “Safe Schools Czar” from 2009 to 2011 – authored the Education Committee report for the revolutionary Massachusetts “Governor’s Commission on Gay and Lesbian Youth.” Titled Making Schools Safe for Gay and Lesbian Youth: Breaking the Silence in Schools and in Families, it was the template for the “Safe Schools” programs in the Massachusetts Department of Education.
The ideas Jennings crystallized in this report provided the seeds for expansion of his organization (Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network) on the national level. The report also served as a model Now, Jennings has carried its ideas to the federal Department of Education, Office of Safe & Drug Free Schools. Given its historical significance, his 1993 report deserves scrutiny....
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