California orders gay history in school textbooks – US news – Life – msnbc.com.
What the story is really about is a state law that removes the exclusion of key figures in California history. You can’t do that any more, says the state law. You must include the contributions of gay folks.
The way the title reads is perfect fodder for right wing reactionaries to screech, “See, THEY do have an agenda, and they are going to cram it down our throats. We’ll have to learn gay history!”
Sigh, it’s just history. There’s no black history. There’s no gay history. It’s all OUR history. We should learn as much of it as possible.
Oh, here’s another interesting link I saw the other day. I did not know this: