Ed Team

They ultimately want a gay gag order

Filed By Ed Team | March 20, 2009 7:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: LGBT, stacey campfield, Tennessee

"Teachers should neither be promoting nor speaking against homosexuality.

They should not talk about it all. Leave it up to families to talk about it."

--Tennessee rep. Stacey Campfield (R), discussing her his [thanks to Beth in the comments] proposed gag order on gay issues in schools

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There's a mistake: Tennessee rep. Stacey Campfield is a guy. You wrote "...her proposed..."

gregorybrown | March 21, 2009 9:57 AM

It's a natural mistake for us Northerners to make. Though somebody with what some might see as a potentially gender-ambiguous name might be a bit more careful....

Thanks Beth!

And I don't worry about it too much, gregorybrown. Bil thought I was a woman for weeks before he met me in real life, and I just took it as a compliment!