Where would the federal government be if it couldn’t get its grubby hands into everything, including promoting LGBT-activism in public schools. The Fed’s anti-bullying initiative is now pushing its new “OUT for Safe Schools” program in which teachers and staff are encouraged to wear “rainbow badges” to identify them as “allies” of the LGBT community.

“School continues to be a dangerous place for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth,” states a blog post on the OUT program’s site. CNS provides additional details: The blog said that 30,000 rainbow badges were provided to Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) teachers, administrators and staff “to wear voluntarily that proudly identify themselves as allies and protectors of students who are LGBT.” READ MORE