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What It’s Like to Be an LGBTQ+ High Schooler in DeSantis’s Florida
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What It’s Like to Be an LGBTQ+ High Schooler in DeSantis’s Florida

Florida high school student Cameron Driggers explains how Gov. Ron DeSantis’ (R-FL) policies affect LGBTQ+ students like him. He warns that a potential DeSantis presidency would bring extremist policies to Americans everywhere.

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’s war against “woke-ism”—or equality and visibility of the LGBTQ+ community and people of color—finds its battlefield in public schools. I should know, since it’s affecting me directly as a high school student in Flager Beach, Fla.

In our libraries and classrooms, we are seeing the erasure of queer and BIPOC voices that mirror the actions taken by fascist and authoritarian regimes throughout history.

The above excerpt was originally published in the Advocate. Click here to view the full article.

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Cameron Driggers


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