No other media outlet is focused on legislative issues affecting LGBTQ youth. Help us cover the debate around the Safe and Supportive Minnesota Schools Act and the proposed ban on ex-gay therapy for those under 18.
TheColu.mn has a solid track record in reporting on school safety for LGBTQ youth. In fact, our writers’ work was cited in a brief by the US Department of Justice in a lawsuit against the Anoka-Hennepin School District related to bullying in the district.
Check out some of our recent reporting on bullying: Religious group calls Minnesota safe schools bill “child exploitation”, Meet the team behind the Minnesota Child Protection League, GOP, Tea Parties forge ties with anti-gay group to stop safe schools bill, Bullying in Minnesota: A look at the data
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