Tag: Harassment

Victory in HCC trans discrimination case (sort of)

As previously reported by our friends over at the Dallas Voice, in September a Houston Community College teacher, Donny Leveston, led an in-class conversation about “Taboo: Incest and Homoeroticism” in which transgender people...

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WATCH: HISD Board gets earful on anti-gay flier

A standing-room-only crowd greeted the Houston Independent School Board last night. While the board’s monthly meetings often attract an assortment of parents, community members and gadflies many in the crowd were there...

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Investigation clears gay Fort Worth teacher

Kristopher Franks set to return to work Friday after 4-day leave stemming from allegations of improper behavior Tammye Nash  |  Senior Editor nash@dallasvoice.com FORT WORTH — Gay Western Hills High School teacher Kristopher...

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Small-town gay life

GAY MICROCOSM | With fewer than 50,000 residents, San Luis de la Paz doesn’t even have a gay bar, but that hasn’t stopped queer Dallasites from calling it home. (Photos by Jesus Chairez) JESUS CHAIREZ  | Special Contributor...

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Bullying victim’s family sues Joshua schools

Jon Carmichael The family of 13-year-old Jon Carmichael filed suit yesterday in federal court against the Joshua Independent School District, claiming that school officials ignored and even covered up the months of cruel...

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Supreme Court rules in favor of Westboro Baptist

Phelps pickets from a July 2010 Dallas appearance By an 8-1 decision, the Supreme Court upheld the right of Westboro Baptist Church to picket military funerals, according to Associated Press. From the decision: “Speech is...

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Study: Gays earn less, suffer more in Oklahoma

Men in same-sex couples in Oklahoma earn 26 percent less than their straight married counterparts, according to a new study on employment discrimination against LGBT people in the Sooner State. The study, released today by the...

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FWISD adds LGBTs to policy

Tom Anable Change includes bullying in anti-harassment rules, specifically lists gender identity, expression in protected classes TAMMYE NASH  |  Senior Editor nash@dallasvoice.com The board of the Fort Worth Independent School...

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Gay Miner Sues for Harassment, Threats

A gay coal miner in West Virginia is suing his employer, Massey Energy Co. subsidiary, because he says several of his coworkers have harassed him because of his sexual orientation. Advocate.com: Daily...

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Hate is not an Aggie value

Members of GLBT Aggies were targeted with anti-gay epithets during Midnight Yell earlier this month, and they say it wasn’t an isolated incident. By Camden Breeding, Vice President, GLBT Aggies A recognized student...

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