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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.
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.
Friday Mar 7, 2014
Gay Vice-Principal Mark Zmuda, who was forced out of his job at Eastside Catholic High School, says he plans to file a lawsuit against the school and the Seattle Archdiocese on Friday.
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.
By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jul 31, 2012
A three-year-old boy was refused enrollment into an Albuquerque, N.M., Christian school because his parents are a same-sex couple, in violation of the law, according to the boy’s parents’ lawyer.
By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Feb 21, 2012
A lesbian couple who met at a Catholic university in Philadelphia recently won the school’s Valentines Day contest after the college initially refused to let them participate because the two women are gay.
By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Dec 15, 2011
An Australian bishop overturns an elementary school’s ruling that rejected a girl because she is being raised by a same-sex couple.
By ELAINE GANLEY | Sunday Sep 5, 2010
Protests in Pakistan, al-Qaida warnings, skittish Muslim tourists: France’s plan to do away with burqa-style veils is already reverberating far beyond its borders.
By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Jul 21, 2010
A Christian school in New Zealand has reached a settlement with a girls’ athletics coach who was fired from his job with the school for being gay.
By Kilian Melloy | Friday Aug 28, 2009
The faculty at a Christian Reformed Church college in Michigan are uneasy about a top-down declaration that declares it "unacceptable" for the staff to "advocate" on behalf of GLBT equality.
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