Local School District SHUTS DOWN LGBT 'Safe Space' Cards & Stickers

A recent rural crackdown earns a great deal of attention from trolls of all manner.

And again . . . Our blog community considers that not all voters have made high school politics their top concern. 

Still, here's the sitch . . .

"According to a letter sent to Grain Valley staff and families, the decision comes after the school board received a complaint that some teachers displayed cards and stickers to signal students "could feel safe approaching them regarding personal LGBTQ question.""Our goal is for every classroom to be a safe place for all students, not just in classrooms where teachers choose to display a particular sign," the letter said.The district said the use of the cards was determined to not be an "appropriate step."Following the ban, demonstrators gathered Monday afternoon in response to the news."

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'Safe Space' stickers cause concern at KC-area school

GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. - A sticker used to indicate inclusion is causing controversy at a Missouri High School. "Safe Space" and "Safe Zone" stickers and cards were given to teachers and staff during a recent meeting. The signs are used to indicate that a certain teacher or staff member is an LGBTQ ally, and students can feel safe approaching them about personal issues.

Grain Valley Schools bans LGBTQ safe space signs for staff

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Staff at the Grain Valley Schools are no longer allowed to display cards and stickers signaling their classroom is an LGBTQ safe space, the district announced Monday.

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