Dousset is a student at Florida Atlantic University. He and his spouse legally married in Massachusetts in 2013. Dousset applied for in-state tuition as the spouse of a long-time Florida resident, but says he was turned down because the school refused to recognize his marriage.
The National Center for Lesbian Rights is handling Dousset’s case.
Doussett said in a statement, “I would like my marriage to be recognized just as other students’ marriages are.”
FAU officials did not immediately comment.
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