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A homosexual advocacy group is getting taxpayer money to increase the percentage of schools that set up “safe spaces” for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth.
The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network will receive $285,000 annually for five years to partner with 20 targeted school districts across the country to help keep LBGT students safe and healthy.
The grant money is coming from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, through its Department of Adolescent and School Health.
The program centers on GLSEN’s “Safe Space Kit,” which includes stickers identifying offices or places within the school building where students will find “an adult’s unwavering support” for their lifestyle. The kit also explains how to “advocate for change inside the school.”