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MSU gets anonymous $1 million gift to expand LGBT center’s programs

| Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Mich-State-University
EAST LANSING, Mich. -- An anonymous gift of $1 million will expand programs at Michigan State University's Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, Transgender Resource Center. The East Lansing school announced Tuesday that the money comes from the estates of a Michigan State alumnus and his partner.

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Christian university expels student for marrying her same-sex partner

| Sunday, July 13, 2014
Christian Minard
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- An Oklahoma college student just one semester away from completing her degree has been expelled by a Christian university for marrying her same-sex partner. Christian Minard says she received a letter from Southwestern Christian University in Bethany, Okla., notifying her of her expulsion after marrying her partner...

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Christian university gets religious exemption to deny transgender student housing

| Saturday, July 12, 2014
Jayce Marcus
NEWBERG, Ore. — The U.S. Department of Education has granted a Christian university a religious exemption from federal anti-discrimination laws after a transgender student filed a discrimination complaint because the school would not allowing him to live in the men’s dormitories. George Fox University obtained the exemption in its effort to deny the student ...

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Gay teacher fired over plans to marry partner sues Catholic school for gender discrimination

| Thursday, July 10, 2014
Flint Dollar
MACON, Ga. — The former band director and music instructor at a Macon, Ga., Catholic school has filed a lawsuit against the school, claiming gender discrimination after he was fired over his plans to marry another man. Flint Dollar says he was fired from Mount de Sales Academy in May, where he has taught since 2010, after announcing on Facebook...

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Parents appeal transgender policy at Kentucky high school

| Thursday, July 3, 2014
Atherton-High-School
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A group of parents has appealed a decision by a Louisville high school to allow transgender students to use the restrooms and locker rooms that correspond with their gender identity. The Atherton High School site-based decision-making council will meet next week to discuss the appeal, which was filed by Louisville attorney ...

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S.D. high school association approves policy for transgender students

| Thursday, June 12, 2014
South-Dakota
PIERRE, S.D. -- The South Dakota board that governs activities for high school students has adopted policies on the eligibility of international and transgender students' participation in sports and fine arts groups.

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Hundreds in DC turn out for counter protest against Westboro Baptist Church

| Monday, June 9, 2014
Wilson High School students and members of the local community turn out in a counter-protest to Westboro Baptist Church's protest of the school's LGBT pride.
WASHINGTON — Hundreds of students, educators and community members have turned out for a counter-protest against the anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church at a District of Columbia high school. Westboro targeted Wilson High School for a protest over the school's annual Pride Day event. This year, the school's principal came out as gay.

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Louisville, Ky., high school approves transgender bathroom policy

| Saturday, June 7, 2014
Atherton-High-School
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Louisville high school has passed a policy allowing transgender students to use the restrooms and locker rooms that correspond with their gender identity. Atherton High School Principal Thomas Aberli said a school council voted 8-1 on Thursday in favor of the policy.

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Tony Perkins calls on parents to remove kids from public schools after principal comes out

BRIAN TASHMAN | Right Wing Watch | Friday, June 6, 2014
Tony Perkins
Family Research Council President Tony Perkins is urging parents across the country to pull their children out of public schools in response to a Washington, D.C., principal’s decision to come out to his students and school staff.

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Graduating students sport rainbow socks in support of gay-straight alliance

| Thursday, June 5, 2014
Courtesy Leslie Leong, via CBC
WHITEHORSE, Yukon -- More than half of the graduating students at a Catholic school in Canada wore rainbow socks at their graduation ceremony over the weekend to support their school's newly formed gay-straight alliance.

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