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U.S. House committee won’t consider resolution to kill D.C. LGBT students’ rights law

Monday, April 20, 2015
District of Columbia
The resolution was introduced by Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-Mo.), who said the law, signed by Mayor Muriel Bowser, would infringe upon the religious rights of faith-based schools. [...]

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Students at Pa. school organize ‘Anti-gay day’ in response to ‘Day of Silence’

Saturday, April 18, 2015
A group of students at McGuffey High School in Claysville, Pa., allegedly spread the news that if they were “anti-gay,” they were to wear a flannel shirt and write “Anti-Gay” on their hands.
A Pittsburgh-area school district is investigating allegations of harassment involving students after complaints by parents and students voicing concern about a so-called “Anti-Gay Day” allegedly organized by some students. [...]

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University of New Mexico students approve ‘gender‑neutral’ constitution

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
University of New Mexico
Students at the University of New Mexico have voted to make all pronouns in the student government's constitution gender-neutral. [...]

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Catholic students stage walkout to protest school’s refusal to hire gay teacher

Thursday, April 9, 2015
Students at Dowling Catholic High School in Des Moines, Iowa, walkout in protest of the school's refusal to hire a gay teacher.
Students and alumni staged a walkout Wednesday in protest of a West Des Moines Catholic high school opting to not hire a substitute teacher full time after learning he was gay. [...]

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Online petition seeks to save job of gay speech teacher fired by Catholic school

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
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Students, parents and alumni of an Omaha Catholic high school are among the thousands who've signed an online petition calling for the school to reverse its decision to fire a teacher over his same-sex relationship. [...]

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Louisiana school backs off: Lesbian honors student allowed to wear tux to prom

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
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A lesbian honors student in northeast Louisiana has been told she may wear a tuxedo to her prom, after all, a national advocacy group said Tuesday. [...]

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Louisiana principal says lesbian student can’t wear tuxedo to prom

Saturday, April 4, 2015
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A lesbian student in Louisiana says she is going to skip her prom because the school principal won't let her wear a tuxedo. [...]

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Virginia school board restricts restroom use for transgender elementary student

Friday, March 27, 2015
Hartwood Elementary School
A Virginia school board has voted to require transgender students to use a single stall restroom or a restroom of the student’s biological sex. [...]

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Georgia school superintendent confirms he’s gay after local media outs him for using Grindr

Sunday, March 22, 2015
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A Georgia school superintendent has confirmed he is gay after reports surfaced in local media that he had used the gay hook-up app Grindr. [...]

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Transgender students at New Hampshire school can choose cap, gown color

Friday, March 20, 2015
Kennett High School in North Conway, N.H.
Students at a New Hampshire high school will now be able to choose between black and white for their graduation gowns, after a group representing transgender students asked the school board to allow that. [...]

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