Dr. Heath Adam Ackley, a 15-year teaching veteran at Azusa Pacific University (APU), may lose his position. Last week he revealed to school administrators last week that he is a transgender person who is going through a divorce from as he seeks a legal name change and gender transition. Many of his students are standing by him even though school officials claim his gender identity is at odds with the University's principles.
Coming out as transgender and Christian
In advance of the Pope's inaugural visit to the U.S. next month, GLAAD released a new media resource for journalists.