KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Gay rights advocates are striking back against the so-called "Don't say gay" bill proposed in the Missouri house.
They’ve created the “It’s Okay to Say Gay” website ( http://oktosaygay.org ) in response to the law, which would outlaw any discussion of homosexuality and GLBT groups in public schools.
Many Missourians have already shared their experiences on the site – including some who say they were bullied in school for being gay.
A user named Cody wrote: "I was harassed all through high school. This did not occur on a weekly basis, or even a daily basis. No, harassment because of my perceived sexual orientation took place on an HOURLY basis… I seriously contemplated suicide, all based on the hateful and hurtful things I heard at school.”
The group has also started a petition to protest the bill.
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