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A US state shelved my book – yet all I was doing was trying to help children | Fox Fisher
Taking the Trans Teen Survival Guide off school shelves is part of the historic erasure of books about identity, says author and artist Fox Fisher

Fox Fisher

08, Feb, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Florida still world’s shark bite capital – but attacks on humans lowest in decade
Across the world there were 57 unprovoked shark bites in 2022, most of which occurred in the US and Australia

Richard Luscombe

07, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Schools and universities are ground zero for America’s culture war | Moira Donegan
It’s easy to get people riled up and panicked about kids, about a changing culture and about lost innocence. That’s exactly what the right is doing

Moira Donegan

05, Feb, 2023 @4:14 PM

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Conservatives angry about school ‘indoctrination’ are telling on themselves | Jan-Werner Müller
Ideologues like Ron DeSantis aren’t angry at politics in education; they’re angry their politics don’t have a monopoly

Jan-Werner Müller

04, Feb, 2023 @11:13 AM

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Voters’ mail-in ballot requests cancelled as Florida passes new voting restrictions
Law championed by Ron DeSantis also includes identification requirements and ballot box limits, making it harder to vote by mail

Sam Levine

03, Feb, 2023 @3:13 PM

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Ron DeSantis announces plan to block DEI programs in state colleges
The Florida governor’s latest attack comes on the heels of a ban on an AP course in African American studies in high schools

Guardian staff and agencies

02, Feb, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Exiled Bolsonaro lives it up in Florida as legal woes grow back home
Ex-Brazilian president faces criminal inquiries, including an investigation into his alleged role in the Brasília uprising

Richard Luscombe in Kissimmee and Constance Malleret in Rio de Janeiro

01, Feb, 2023 @10:30 AM

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Ron DeSantis prepares for 2024 White House bid as Trump hits campaign trail
Moves spur Trump into attacking Florida governor during low-key events over the weekend in Iowa and New Hampshire

Maya Yang

29, Jan, 2023 @9:00 PM

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Florida officers charged with battery after allegedly beating homeless man
Two officers allegedly handcuffed Jose Ortega Gutierrez and took him to an ‘isolated’ location where they beat him unconscious

Samira Asma-Sadeque

29, Jan, 2023 @6:15 PM

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Florida Republican sends welcome grenades to fellow Congress members
Inert projectiles came with a note that among other things said ‘let’s come together and get to work on behalf of our constituents’

Martin Pengelly in New York

27, Jan, 2023 @7:39 PM

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Two more papers found in Trump’s storage last year were marked secret
Since the papers were handed over swiftly, the justice department is not expected to include them as part of its wider inquiry

Hugo Lowell in Washington

25, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Florida teachers forced to remove or cover up books to avoid felony charges
State’s new bill goes into effect prohibiting material unless deemed appropriate by a librarian or ‘certified media specialist’

Erum Salam

24, Jan, 2023 @5:06 PM

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