California adopts #LGBT inclusive history textbooks. List of articles.

Here is a list of the various perspectives written about the approval after the California State Board of Education approved LGBT history inclusive textbooks on Nov. 9, 2017.

NBC News (Nov. 22, 2017) “Was Walt Whitman ‘Gay’? New Textbook Rules Spark LGBTQ History Debate”. https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/was-walt-whitman-gay-new-textbook-rules-spark-lgbtq-history-n821636

Daily Californian (Nov. 16, 2017) “California Becomes 1st State to Approve LGBTQ+ inclusive K-8 history textbooks.” http://www.dailycal.org/2017/11/16/california-becomes-1st-state-approve-lgbtq-inclusive-k-8-history-textbooks/

KQED / NPR (Nov. 15, 2017). California Becomes First State to Adopt LGBT-Inclusive Textbooks. https://ww2.kqed.org/news/2017/11/15/california-textbooks-just-got-a-lesson-in-lgbt-history/

Time Magazine (Nov. 14, 2017) “California is Adopting LGBT-Inclusive History Textbooks. It’s the Latest Chapter in a Centuries-Long Fight.” http://time.com/5022698/california-history-lgbt-textbooks-curriculum/

Daily Beast (Nov. 14, 2017) . California Leads the Way Teaching LGBT History to Schoolchildren. https://www.thedailybeast.com/california-leads-the-way-teaching-lgbt-history-to-schoolchildren

Vallejo Times Herald (Nov. 11, 2017). “State Ed Board oks new K-8 history social science curriculum” http://www.timesheraldonline.com/article/NH/20171110/NEWS/171119956

SCTV Santa Clarita (Nov. 10, 2017). “State School Board Ok’s new emphasis on history social science.” https://scvnews.com/2017/11/10/state-school-board-oks-new-k-8-emphasis-on-history-social-sciences/

California Department of Education Press Release (Nov. 9, 2017) – https://www.cde.ca.gov/nr/ne/yr17/yr17rel82.asp

EdSource (Nov. 9, 2017). “After hours of testimony, California State Board rejects two textbooks; approves 10 others.” https://edsource.org/2017/after-hours-of-testimony-state-board-rejects-two-history-textbooks-approves-10-others/590118

KSBW TV (Nov. 9, 2017). “History classes begin teaching LGBT history.” http://www.ksbw.com/article/history-classes-begin-teaching-about-lgbt/13513656

San Diego LGBT Weekly (Nov. 10, 2017). “California State Board of Education approves LGBTQ inclusive textbooks.” http://lgbtweekly.com/2017/11/10/california-state-board-of-education-approves-lgbtq-inclusive-textbooks/

The Hindu News (Nov. 9, 2017). “Controversial U.S. textbooks get nod.”  http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/controversial-us-textbooks-get-nod/article20109769.ece

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1 Response to “California adopts #LGBT inclusive history textbooks. List of articles.”



  1. 1 Learn Your #LGBT History | California Dreamin' by Rob Darrow Trackback on April 17, 2018 at 10:10 am

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