Zachary Wyatt http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Rep. Zachary Wyatt: on coming out, and speaking against 'don't say gay' http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/rep-zachary-wyatt-coming-out-and-speaking-against-dont-say-gay <p>A Republican member of the Missouri House<a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-lawmaker-wyatt-says-he-gay-denounces-school-bill"> announced today</a> that he is gay during a press conference on a bill that would limit public schools from discussing sexual orientation in the classroom.&nbsp; Zachary Wyatt of Kirksville told reporters he has deep regrets for not taking stands earlier against school bullying, and called for lawmakers to shelve the so-called &ldquo;don&rsquo;t say gay&rdquo; bill.</p><p>With his disclosure today, Wyatt becomes the only current openly gay Republican state legislator in the nation.</p><p>St. Louis Public Radio&rsquo;s Marshall Griffin talked with Wyatt about the bill and his decision to come out. Wed, 02 May 2012 21:00:53 +0000 Marshall Griffin 3620 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Rep. Zachary Wyatt: on coming out, and speaking against 'don't say gay' Mo. lawmaker Wyatt says he is gay, denounces school bill http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-lawmaker-wyatt-says-he-gay-denounces-school-bill <p><em>Will be updated.</em></p><p><em>Updated at 11:59 a.m. with information that Wyatt is the only current openly gay Republican state legislator in the nation.</em></p><p>A Republican Missouri House member&nbsp;has announced publicly that he is gay and called upon GOP leaders&nbsp;to end legislation that would limit discussion of sexual&nbsp;orientation in public schools.</p> Wed, 02 May 2012 16:28:22 +0000 The Associated Press & Kelsey Proud 3616 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. lawmaker Wyatt says he is gay, denounces school bill