Topics :: anti-gay school staff

Gay UK Teacher Resigns After Muslim Parents Complain

By Winnie McCroy | Saturday Apr 12, 2014
A gay assistant head teacher in the UK has resigned under pressure from mostly Muslim parents, who said that they didn’t want their kids to "learn that it’s okay to be gay."

Timberlake Christian Defends Kicking Out Tomboy

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Mar 31, 2014
In the continuing saga of a Virginia Christian school who kicked out an eight-year-old tomboy for being too butch, the school is now defending its actions.

Texas Montessori School Rejects Toddler with Two Moms

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Mar 28, 2014
A Tarrant County, Texas, Montessori school turned away a toddler this week because he has two moms.

Christian School in Virginia Drives Eight-Year-Old Tomboy Out

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Mar 26, 2014
A Christian school in Virginia has reportedly driven out an eight-year-old girl because of her "boyish looks," saying that God had made her female, and she should dress and act as such.

Gay-Straight Club Lawsuit Moves Forward

Friday Mar 7, 2014
Students fighting to have a gay-straight alliance club at their middle school in central Florida have won a partial victory for the time being.

Sister Resigns After Wash. Catholic School Turmoil

Wednesday Jan 22, 2014
The president of a suburban Seattle Catholic school has resigned in the turmoil following the school’s decision to force out a vice principal who married his same-sex partner.

Gym Teacher Says Lesbian Boss Fired Him For Being Straight

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Dec 19, 2013
A straight gym teacher said that his lesbian boss fired him from his longtime job at an Upper West Side school, for being straight.

Hundreds of Students Rally for Fired Gay Teacher

By Michael Cox | Friday Aug 9, 2013
After being fired for marrying his partner of many years, a teacher garnered the support of hundreds of protesters. The school said he is "inconsistent with" their "values", but protesters say the school is inconsistent with the Pope.

LGBT Students Stand Against Discrimination

By Holly Grigg-Spall | Wednesday Jun 12, 2013
LGBT youth around the country are standing up anti-gay bullying and school administrators who have allegedly tried to silence gay students.

25,000 Support Six-Year-Old Trans Girl Facing Discrimination

By Lindsay King- Miller | Tuesday Mar 12, 2013
The family of a Colorado transgender six-year-old is standing firm in their refusal to return their child to school unless she is allowed to use the girls’ restroom. And more than 25,000 have lent their support via a Change.org petition.