WATCH: Gay teen defends suspended teacher

Perhaps you’ve heard about the case of Jay McDowell, the high school teacher in Michigan who was suspended without pay after he kicked two students out of class for making anti-gay comments. Dozens of people packed a school board meeting in Howell, Mich., on Monday to express their support for McDowell, and they included 14-year-old Graeme Taylor. Watch Graeme’s remarkable speech to the school board above.

—  John Wright