Miami Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton essential of Florida sexual schooling legislation

Lewis Hamilton wears a rainbow helmet at the 2021 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix
Hamilton has beforehand worn a rainbow-themed helmet when racing in Saudi Arabia

Lewis Hamilton has criticised plans to develop a controversial legislation on sexual schooling in Florida.

“It is not good. In any respect,” Hamilton stated. “I stand by the LGBTQ group right here and hope they proceed to push again.”

Hamilton stated he would race in Miami this weekend with a rainbow flag in assist of LGBTQ+ rights on his helmet.

“It’s no completely different to after we had been in Saudi,” the Mercedes driver added. “It’s not the suitable path and never the suitable message.

“I’m right here and hoping that simply by exhibiting up with my helmet I might be persevering with to assist the LGBT group and exhibiting I stand with them in solidarity. I hope they proceed to battle towards it.

“My sympathy and ideas are with the folks right here in Miami. It is not them making the selections, it is the folks in authorities and that is the difficulty.

“The game goes to be right here whether or not I’m right here or not. Whereas I’m right here, I’m simply going to proceed to be supportive.”

The legislation, formally titled the Parental Rights in Schooling Act, handed final 12 months and is at present in impact for public faculties from kindergarten by way of third grade.

DeSantis is poised to increase it to all grades, by way of to the ultimate 12 months of highschool.

Academics who violate the legislation – denounced by critics as “Do not Say Homosexual” – face being suspended or shedding their instructing licences.

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