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‘Crushed and unheard’: Controversial ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill signed by Florida governor

Should we teach young children about gender identity?

Should we let children choose their own gender?

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a bill into law that forbids instruction on sexual orientation and gender identity in kindergarten through third grade.

The Republican governor signed the measure Monday following a news conference at a preparatory school.

Critics say the law marginalizes LGBTQ people and have labeled it the “Don't Say Gay” measure.

It has drawn intense scrutiny from LGBTQ advocates, students, national Democratic politicians, the White House and the entertainment industry.

DeSantis and Republicans have repeatedly said the law is reasonable.

**Dr. Loren Henderson, Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Public Health at the University of Maryland Baltimore County joins Dr. Kaye for the discussion.