Topics :: GLBT teachers

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."

Texas Trans Teacher Triumphs, May Teach Teens

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Apr 11, 2014
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Gay Boston Man Says Catholic School Rescinded Job

Thursday Jan 30, 2014
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man says in a complaint filed with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination that a Roman Catholic school rescinded a job offer after finding out he was married to another man.

Alumni Outraged Over Firing of Gay Teacher in Ohio

Tuesday Jan 14, 2014
The Catholic Diocese of Toledo is backing a Roman Catholic school that parted ways with a gay teacher.

Gay Educator Says Marriage Prompted Firing

By Mike Baker | Monday Jan 6, 2014
A former Catholic school vice principal says he was fired from the job for marrying his male partner.

Wash. Students Protest Gay Vice Principal’s Exit

By Donna Gordon Blankinship | Friday Dec 20, 2013
Students at a Seattle-area Catholic school are gaining national attention for their protest over the forced departure of a gay vice principal.

Catholic School Fires Gay Teacher, Drawing Protest

By Kathy Matheson | Friday Dec 13, 2013
Administrators at a Roman Catholic high school suffered a sharp and swift backlash this week after firing a well-liked teacher who sought to marry his same-sex partner.

Calif. Lesbian Teacher Files Discrimination Suit

Wednesday Nov 20, 2013
A lesbian teacher filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Hesperia Unified School District that alleges unlawful discrimination, harassment and retaliation because of her sexual orientation.

Teacher Asks for Apology After Gay Marriage Firing

Tuesday Oct 22, 2013
A teacher who was fired from a Catholic girls high school in Little Rock after she married her female partner is asking for an apology.

RI Catholic School Nixes Gay Marriage Prof’s Talk

Wednesday Sep 25, 2013
Providence College, a Roman Catholic school, canceled a talk on gay marriage by a philosophy professor who has spoken and written extensively in favor of it, prompting concerns about academic freedom from some students and faculty members.