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Research by Rosky cited in proposed Arizona bill that would eliminate anti-gay curriculum laws

Research by University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Clifford Rosky is cited in proposed Arizona legislation that would eliminate the state’s current anti-gay curriculum laws. Arizona Sen. Martin Quezada has proposed a bill to end a 1991 law that states school districts are prohibited from classroom instruction that “promotes a homosexual lifestyle, […]

Rosky appears on public radio to discuss ban on conversion therapy in Utah

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Clifford Rosky appeared on RadioWest and KUER recently to discuss banning conversion therapy in Utah and in other parts of the country. Listen to the segments here: RadioWest KUER Earlier this month, Rosky moderated a panel at the S.J. Quinney College of Law for an event […]

Rosky testifies at Utah State Legislature on process to legally change gender

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Clifford Rosky testified at the Utah State Legislature this week in a hearing to discuss a bill that would set guidelines for transgender people to legally change their gender designation through the court system. Rosky voiced concerns about the constitutionality of  SB138, introduced by Sen.Todd Weiler, […]

Rosky’s research provides foundation for repealing Utah’s “No Promo Homo” law

A University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law professor has played a significant role in repealing Utah’s “No Promo Homo” law. Clifford Rosky completed a comprehensive study of anti-gay curriculum laws that will be published in a forthcoming issue of the Columbia Law Review. His research was the foundation for a lawsuit filed by the […]

Rosky to deliver keynote address at Utah Bar’s Law Day

The Young Lawyers Division of the Utah Bar has invited University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Clifford J. Rosky to be the speaker at the Utah Bar’s Law Day Luncheon on May 1 at the Salt Lake Marriott Downtown, 75 South West Temple. The topic will be on The 14th Amendment: Transforming […]

Rosky quoted in Salon on anti-gay curriculum laws

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Cliff Rosky was quoted in Salon about anti-gay curriculum laws. “No promo homo” legislation was enacted in the early 1990s in the wake of the AIDS crisis. According to Rosky, if educators were required to address in the classroom topics related to HIV, many Republican-dominated states […]

Rosky quoted in New York Times on change in sex education bill

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Clifford Rosky was quoted in the New York Times about the Utah sex education bill to remove the phrase “advocacy of homosexuality” and replace it with advocacy of premarital or extramarital sexual activity.” Click here to see the full article »

Rosky interviewed in Salt Lake Tribune about sex education law

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Clifford Rosky was quoted in the Salt Lake Tribune about the Utah Senate Committee’s repeal on SB-196, or the “No Promo-Homo” law. Rosky states: “The critical point here is that the bill is fairness for all…It treats all students alike.” Click here to see the full […]

Rosky appears in media on lawsuit challenging Utah “no promo homo” laws

Equality Utah recently filed a lawsuit challenging state laws that ban positive speech about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in Utah public schools.  The lawsuit claims that the laws violate the U.S. Constitution and federal education law by discriminating against LGBT people and restricting the First Amendment rights of students and teachers.  It […]

Rosky appears on Trib Talk about transgender bathroom access

Cliff Rosky, a professor at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, on Tuesday appeared on Trib Talk to discuss an executive order issued by President Obama requiring schools to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms of their choice. View the show in its entirety here.