LGBTQ

KPBSD Itinerant Counselor Natali Jones reads “All Are Welcome” by Alexandra Penfold in support of the LGBTQ+ community during a meeting of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education on Monday, Nov. 1, 2021 in Soldotna, Alaska. Treatment of LGBTQ+ students within the school district dominated public testimony during the board’s Monday night meeting. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)

‘Everyone deserves to have a safe learning environment’

Students, teachers speak out about LGBTQ+ inclusion at school board meeting.

 

A progressive pride flag hangs in Winter Marshall-Allen’s classroom at Homer High School on Friday, Oct. 29, 2021 in Homer Alaska. Marshall-Allen was previously asked to take the flag and other symbols displayed in her classroom down, but was allowed to put it back up after filing a grievance with the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District.

‘The school building needs to be a safe haven’

Union forms commission in response to accusations of LGBTQ+ censorship in schools

 

Manuel Balce Ceneta / associated press file                                 Supporters of LGBTQ+ rights hold placards in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington on Oct. 8, 2019.

Alaskans celebrate Supreme Court decision protecting LGBTQ+ rights

The 6-3 decision is a resounding victory for the LGBTQ+ community.

 

Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File                                Andy Josephson, D-Anchorage, speaks to the media in this file photo from 2017.

Legislator proposes adding LGBTQ protections to state hate crime laws

Bill from Anchorage lawmaker follows attack on Sterling woman.

Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File                                Andy Josephson, D-Anchorage, speaks to the media in this file photo from 2017.
LGBTQ equal rights bill unlikely to advance any further this year
LGBTQ equal rights bill unlikely to advance any further this year
King Key watches the Juneau Pride Chorus sing at the Stonewall 50 Tea & Dance event in McPhetres Hall Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)
King Key watches the Juneau Pride Chorus sing at the Stonewall 50 Tea & Dance event in McPhetres Hall Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)