In Florida, ‘Don't Say Gay' is now the law, and LGBTQ+ businesses fear the fallout

Critics argue that the bill will effectively silence students from talking about LGBTQ+ family members and friends, make school more challenging fo...

August 28, 2022
1:40 AM

Critics argue that the bill will effectively silence students from talking about LGBTQ+ family members and friends, make school more challenging for LGBTQ+ students, and spark more homophobic and anti-trans bullying. Florida schools opened this month, so it's still too early to determine what effect the law will have on students and teachers.It's not too early, however, to say that the law is already affecting the state's $97 billion tourism market. A three-day tech conference hosted by Vox Media announced it was pulling out of Miami because of Don't Say Gay.

Christopher Muther