Too often, elected officials overlook LGBTQ+ and Two Spirit people’s concerns. Lobby Day is a chance for the LGBTQ and allied community to show up and speak out about the issues affecting their families in every corner of our state.
Because federal ICWA protections are under attack in Brackeen v. Haaland, states need to have legislation in place like House Bill 1536 that recognizes tribal sovereignty and a tribe’s inherent interest in their Indigenous children’s welfare.
Regardless of how you may feel about pronouns, it is important to use the pronouns someone uses for themselves. No one is harmed by allowing teachers, administrators and counselors to create a safe and welcoming educational environment for students in our public schools.