By Simone Kealy.
Six young students from Westbourne Grammar in Melbourne’s west have fought for compulsory LGBTQIA+ education in primary schools.
Their Compulsory LGBTQIA+ Education for Primary School Students Bill 2021 was passed in the YMCA Victorian Youth Parliament last week.
Westbourne Grammar team member Tee Goldie said they were prompted to write the Bill after noticing a lack of LGBTQIA+ education in their own school.
“There was just a lack of common understanding and it led to a significant amount of discrimination. In this day and age, it should be a lot better,” Goldie told Star Observer.
For more, visit Star Observer’s website at: https://www.starobserver.com.au/news/bill-for-mandatory-lgbt-education-in-primary-schools-passed-in-youth-parliament/206047