NEW YORK (WABC) -- 60-year-old Marla Krolikowskii, formerly known as Mark, was fired after 32 years in October, 2012 as a teacher at St. Francis Catholic high school in Queens. She claims it was because she declared she is transgender, that the then vice principal called her worse than gay.
"It's terrible. They robbed me of dignity and livelihood I loved," said Krolikowski.
School officials refused to speak to Eyewitness News on Monday.
"She was fired for appropriate non-discriminatory reasons. She was insubordinate," said St. Francis Prep Attorney Phil Semprevivo.
Councilman-at-large Jim Kenney says he wants Philadelphia's relationship with Russia's 5th largest city, Nizhny Novgorod, terminated because of the it's treatment of the lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender community.
Young gay footballers (as soccer players outside of Canada and the U.S. are called) are more likely to be well-received by their teammates than they were a decade ago, suggests a new study by the universities of Kent and Winchester in the U.K.
The toy store has bowed to pressure from campaign group Let Toys Be Toys to stop promoting toys as gender specific over concerns about the impact this has on children when they are growing up and developing their personalities.
According to a news release from the Toronto Police Service, Peloso, 39, was last seen Monday at 4 p.m. in Toronto's Davenport Road and Bathurst Street area. He is described as 5’8”, weighing about 150 pounds, with short, light-brown hair and brown eyes.
As the saying goes “a picture is worth a thousand words.” Rarely has that adage been as true as when unnamed Marine posted the above photo on Reddit with a note that read: ”Today’s my unofficial last day as a Marine. This is what my unit gave me to say goodbye.”
Keith Olbermann opened his ESPN show with a 9-minute explanation of Russia's anti-gay laws and denunciation of the statements by Sochi Games officials yesterday that boycotts against Olympics sponsors over anti-gay laws in Russia would hurt their bottom line.