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The Half Hour with YuYu Yuan and Spencer Travis: Ep. 30 - “Don’t Say Gay” Bill with Zoey Pickett

Rejoice, Extempers! For Episode 30 of The Half Hour with YuYu and Spencer is upon us! The Half Hour sports thirty episodes of thoughtful and helpful content, and you can get it right here! YuYu and Spencer are straight-up awesome, and you are at the right place to learn, grab some research, and improve your extemporaneous craft. In this week's episode, YuYu and Spencer take on the "Don't Say Gay" Bill with special guest, Zoey Pickett.


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30 | “Don’t Say Gay” Bill [with Zoey Pickett]

-----Description of Podcast-----

Florida’s passing of the controversial Parental Rights in Education Act, or also known as the “Don’t Say Gay” Bill, has driven up the need to have discussion about sexual orientation in schools. However, the impact may be different than originally thought. In this episode, YuYu Yuan and Spencer Travis are joined by Zoey Pickett to discuss the controversial Florida bill.

-----Sources from this Video-----

  1. Florida House of Representatives - HB 1557 - Parental Rights in Education -,upbringing%20%26%20control%20of%20their%20children%3B

  2. Florida House of Representatives - SB 1834 - Parental Rights in Education -

  3. The LGBT Center of SE Wisconsion -

  4. Stonewall -

  5. The Trevor Project -

-----About The Half Hour-----

The Half Hour is a current events podcast designed with the intention of helping Extemp competitors (and other Speech and Debate members, as well as listening for the general public) understand the importance of political, social, or economical events on a domestic and international scale. As Extemp competitors only have half an hour to prep a speech, the podcast is designed to brief competitors in the same amount of time it would take for them to prep. Each episode looks at both sides of current events while providing background information to help expand upon the issue. The Half Hour also looks into common questions that people may be asked relating to current events and will work to answer them based on credible news sources from both sides.

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