Monday, January 08, 2018

'Gay teacher harassed by students wins $110,000 settlement' & other Mon midday news briefs

A gay teacher who was harassed by students got a $110,000 settlement - Something we don't often think about - gay teachers being harassed by homophobic students. And for one school district in New Jersey, failure to act properly just cost them $110,000. What kind of mess is this? Where were the parents in this situation?

She Quit Working For Trump. Now She’s Running For Congress To Fight Him - Democrat Gina Ortiz Jones would be the first lesbian, Iraq War vet and Filipina-American to fill a U.S. House seat in Texas.

Trans-exclusionary radical feminists target Labour MP Stella Creasy with horrendous abuse - Great. They have problems with TERFs overseas, too. What are TERFs? Click on the link contained in the name and God help you.

New book with personal essays give spotlight to South Carolina's diverse queer community - Revisiting my post from last night because it is an important book project I am involved with. 

Florida broadcast media should learn from mistakes of West Palm Beach's coverage of ban on harmful anti-LGBTQ conversion therapy - A lesson we should all take to heart when it comes to awful coverage on LGBTQ issues.

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