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District considers LGBT anti-discrimination policy

A Kansas school district is considering adding sexual orientation and gender identity to its anti-discrimination policy, the Huffington Post reports. The Topeka Unified School District 501 Board of Education unanimously voted last week to approve a preliminary draft that adds sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression to the school district’s anti-discrimination policies, the Topeka Capital-Journal reports. While advocates support the move to be more inclusive, opponents argue that current anti-bullying and anti-discrimination policies already include those groups, rendering the move unnecessary…

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