Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick wants Texas version of Florida law that critics dubbed ‘Don’t Say Gay’

The Florida law prohibits teachers from teaching sexual orientation or gender identity to kids below the fourth grade.

Lauren Witte / The Texas Tribune
Kids hold flags and wear heart stickers and beads at the Austin Independent School District's "Pride Out!" party in Austin last month. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick wants a Texas law similar to Florida legislation limiting classroom lessons about LGBTQ people.

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