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Gay articles get the blade

"A group of California students and their parents sued their school Thursday, asking a court to override the administration's decision to censor articles about homosexuality in the East Bakersfield High School campus newspaper," writes Dave Reynolds. "Student editors of the Kernel had planned to publish a series of five articles, including photos and personal stories, about students' perspectives on gender identity and sexual orientation. The writers had gone so far as to gain written permission from interviewees and from parents of those who were minors. The school's principal nixed the publication, however, citing concerns over student safety." (The New Standard)

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