Professor Stein Discusses GOP Plot to Ban LGBTQ History in Public Schools

Monday, June 28, 2021
THE NEW REPUBLIC -- And yet, in the last several years, six other states — California, New Jersey, Colorado, Oregon, Illinois and Nevada — have passed laws mandating the teaching of LGBTQ history. “It reflects the increased polarization of the country,” said Marc Stein, a professor of History at San Francisco State University who specializes in LGBTQ studies. “We could end up in one of those moments where there’s an incredible degree of local variability in politics related to sexuality and gender.”