|10. Do students have a legal right to hold hands with their same-gender girlfriend or boyfriend at school?||
There’s no legal right to public displays of affection, but there is a right to equal treatment by staff in a public school. It’s a matter of “equal protection” under the U.S. Constitution that the government cannot have different rules for one group of individuals than for another.
|a.||Yes, if heterosexual couples hold hands at school|
|b.||No, there’s no legal right to public displays of affection|
|c.||No, but some districts’ policies protect the right|
|d.||A and B YES!|