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Gay Whistleblower Fired from St. Andrew's School in Boca

NATIONAL | By Jason Parsley | Oct 29
Melton, who is an openly gay, black, Jewish man, doesn't know if he was pushed out because of his sexuality, or because he was a whistleblower - or a combination of both.

British Teacher Comes Out, Gets Letter of Support From Student

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 17
After a British teacher came out as gay to his primary school students, he received a heartwarming letter of support from a nine-year-old child in his class, letting him know that it wouldn't change the way she felt about him.

British PE Teacher Busted Having Sex With a Female Student

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 8
A physical education teacher from the U.K. must register as a sex offender after she was busted having sex with a female, underage student.

Italian Catholic School Fires Lesbian Teacher to 'Protect Ethics'

RELIGION | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 22
After the headmistress of a Catholic school in Italy allegedly fired a teacher for being lesbian, the school now faces the threat of losing funding for the action.

Wash. School Apologizes to Teacher Fired 42 Years Ago Over Sexuality

WORKPLACE | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 14
The members of the Tacoma School board in Washington state issued a formal apology Sunday to a former high school teacher who was fired 42-years ago because he is gay.

DC School Principal Comes Out at Gay Pride Event

The principal at one of the District of Columbia’s largest public high schools has told students for the first time that he is gay at a pride day event.

Ohio Teacher Quits Over Catholic Contract

A veteran Catholic school teacher in Cincinnati whose son is gay is quitting in protest of a new controversial contract specifying violations of church doctrine.

Gay UK Teacher Resigns After Muslim Parents Complain

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 12
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."

Texas Trans Teacher Triumphs, May Teach Teens

WORKPLACE | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 11
After being suspended by Lumberton Intermediary School in Texas, transgender teacher Laura Jane Klug was returned to the roster of substitute teachers

Gay Boston Man Says Catholic School Rescinded Job

A Boston man says in a complaint filed with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination that a Roman Catholic school rescinded a job offer after finding out he was married to another man.

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