Equality Illinois and the Illinois Safe Schools Alliance State Senator Heather Steans (D-Chicago) and State Representative Anna Moeller (D-Elgin) have sponsored SB 3249 and HB 5596 respectively. If passed, this "Inclusive Curriculum" bill will require that all materials used in government schools must address the roles and contributions of people who define themselves by their disordered sexual desires.
In addition, this bill will require that "the teaching of history of the United States in public schools shall include a study of the role and contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in the history of this country and this State."
This legislation passed the Illinois Senate on May 2nd by a vote of 34 to 18, with Republican Senators Jason Barickman and Chris Nybo joining the majority. It now advances to the Illinois House for consideration.
Take ACTION: Send a message to your state representative to ask him/her to reject this effort to politicize curricula in order to advance biased beliefs about sexuality to children in government schools.