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Escuela católica es ordenada a contratar empleados gais

MILTON, Mass. (BP) -- Una corte de Massachusetts decretó a mediados de diciembre que una escuela católica no puede negarle empleo a un homosexual, una decisión que los activistas aclamaron como la primera de su clase en el país. La Academia Fontbonne, una escuela secundaria de chicas en Milton, le ofreció a Matthew Barrett el trabajo de director de servicios de comida en el verano de 2013. Pero cuando Barrett llenó un nuevo formulario para empleados y puso a su "esposo" como contacto de emergencia, los administradores escolares rescindieron la oferta citando que la fe ...

Catholic school ordered to hire gay employees

MILTON, Mass. (BP) -- A Massachusetts state court ruled in mid-December that a Catholic school may not deny employment to a homosexual, a decision activists hail as the first of its kind in the country. Fontbonne Academy, an all-girls college preparatory school in Milton, offered Matthew Barrett a job as a food service director in the summer of 2013. But when Barrett filled out a new employee form and listed his "husband" as an emergency contact, school administrators rescinded the offer, citing Catholic belief that marriage is between a man and woman.

Boy allowed in girls’ locker room sparks protest

HILLSBORO, Mo. (BP) -- A Missouri high school is in the national spotlight after a transgender student -- born male but identifying as female -- requested permission to use the girls' locker rooms and restrooms this year. On Aug. 31, about 150 students walked out of classes to protest allowing the student to use female facilities.