Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a landmark bill adding lessons about gay history to social studies classes in California’s public schools.
California lawmakers have sent the governor a bill that would make the state the first requiring public schools to include the contributions of gays and lesbians in their social studies curriculum.
Legislation under consideration in California would add lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people to the list of social and ethnic groups that schools must include in social studies lessons.
The state Senate has approved legislation that would require California’s public schools to include gay history in social studies lessons.