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A group of parents is pushing back on DeSantis' anti-LGBTQ+ restrictions in Florida schools

An American flag flies with a pride flag outside of a home in Florida. (Lynne Sladky/AP)
An American flag flies with a pride flag outside of a home in Florida. (Lynne Sladky/AP)

As schools get back in session in Florida, parents are pushing back on the new restrictive rules LGBTQ+ students have to navigate. These include limited instructions on gender and sexual identity, teachers not being required to use a student’s preferred pronouns and transgender students having to use the bathroom that corresponds with their sex at birth.

Here & Now‘s Deepa Fernandes talks with Nadine Smith, executive director of Equality Florida, the organization that created Parenting with Pride, a new support group and resource for LGBTQ+ families.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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