Saturday, June 28, 2014

Gay Group Urges Loosening Of School Internet Filters

An advocacy group is calling for the federal government to loosen Internet filters in schools as a way to assist the gay community.

In a paper released Thursday, the LGBT Technology Partnership and Institute argues that the gay community has “particular needs” for the Internet that call for government action. In particular, the group is urging a reform of the government’s E-Rate policy that they say is blocking low-income individuals and students from accessing important LGBT resources and reaching out to other members of the gay community.  (more...)

H/T to Socon or Bust

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