Tag: school officials

FFW to FWISD: Walk the walk

Advocacy group says school officials need to implement training, enforcement processes   Tammye Nash  |  Senior Editor nash@dallasvoice.com FORT WORTH — Representatives of Fairness Fort Worth are set to meet next Tuesday,...

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Teacher accuses TC College of discrimination

Gill says English Department chair at Northeast Campus told her the state and the school ‘do not like homosexuals’ Jacqueline “Jackie” Gill TAMMYE NASH  |  Senior Editor nash@dallasvoice.com HURST — Jacqueline “Jackie” Gill...

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Agree or not, free speech is protected

Earlier today, David Taffet reported on the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling upholding the right of those right-of-right-wing loonies at Westboro Baptist “God Hates Fags” Church to stage their protests outside the...

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Lesbian students enter to cheers at Minn. school

CHRIS WILLIAMS | Associated Press CHAMPLIN, Minn. — Two lesbian high school students who fought for the right to walk together as part of a royalty court made their entrances Monday, Jan. 31 to the cheers of hundreds of...

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FWISD to update bullying policy

Director of counseling says officials did not realize sexual orientation didn’t include gender identity, expression, and applauds new bullying awareness campaign Tammye Nash  |  Senior Report nash@dallasvoice.com FORT WORTH —...

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Gay teen Asher Brown laid to rest in Houston

The Rev. Stephen Sprinkle Cross-posted from Unfinished Lives HOUSTON — Asher Brown’s uncle told a big gathering of mourners and family supporters on Saturday, Oct. 2 that school bullies “ripped him up and tore him down...

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Advocates push safe schools bill in wake of suicide

Parents of Houston teen who shot himself last week say school officials didn’t respond to repeated complaints, leading to 13-year-old being ‘bullied to death’ John Wright  |  Online Editor wright@dallasvoice.com Asher Brown...

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Query • 10.01.10

Have you or your children been bullied in school? …………………………. Gary Shephard — “Yes. The school I attended in rural Florida put me through hell in 9th and 10th grade. I...

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