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Florida student warned about saying 'gay' in speech finds workaround

1 month ago   |   By WESH

“I used to hate my curls. I spent mornings and nights embarrassed of them trying desperately to straighten this part of who I am, but the daily damage of trying to fix myself became too much to endure,” he said.
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Florida student suing over 'Don't Say Gay' uses curly hair as commencement speech code

Florida student suing over 'Don't Say Gay' uses curly hair as commencement speech code

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

An openly gay Florida high schooler who is among those suing over the state's "Don't Say Gay" law used his graduation speech to speak about his experience - while using a winking code to avoid referring to his orientation directly.
“I must discuss a very public part of my identity. This characteristic has probably become the first thing you think of when you think of me as a human being,” Zander Moricz said Sunday. “As you know, I have curly hair.”
Moricz, the senior class president at Pine View School in Sarasota County, repeatedly referred his distinctive locks after earlier saying he'd...
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