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Catholic School Teacher Outed in Mother's Obituary and Fired. Students Rally Support.
Carla Hale was fired from her job as a physical education teacher at Bishop Watterson High School, a private Catholic school in Columbus, Ohio for being gay. Students have rallied around Carla. Jackson Garrity, a senior at Bishop Watterson organized a Change.org petition, asking to have Carla reinstated as a teacher at the school.
Open letter to an anti-LGBT activist, on the eve of their wedding
McDonald's Restaurant In Washington Upholds Trans-Inclusive Restroom Policy
A McDonald's restaurant in Washington is upholding the state's non-discrimination policies with a letter, originally written in 2006, reminding customers and employees that they are free to use the restroom that corresponds with their gender identity.