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Italian Catholic School Fires Lesbian Teacher to 'Protect Ethics'

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
After the headmistress of a Catholic school in Italy allegedly fired a teacher for being lesbian, the school now faces the threat of losing funding for the action.

Gay Teacher Fired for Engagement Sues Catholic School

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Jul 11, 2014
A former band director and music instructor at a Catholic school in Macon, Ga., has filed a lawsuit against the school this week, claiming gender discrimination, stating he was fired after he revealed he was planning to marry another man.

Ohio Teacher Quits Over Catholic Contract

Sunday May 11, 2014
A veteran Catholic school teacher in Cincinnati whose son is gay is quitting in protest of a new controversial contract specifying violations of church doctrine.

New Job for Gay Former Catholic School Leader

Saturday Apr 26, 2014
The Mercer Island, Wash., School District says it plans to hire a gay administrator who was forced out of his job at a suburban Catholic school after his same-sex marriage.

Cincinnati Catholic Teacher Contract Specifies ’Lifestyle’ Firing Offenses

By Lisa Cornwell | Friday Apr 4, 2014
A new contract proposal from the diocese specifies some violations of Catholic doctrine that could put teachers out of a job - including abortion, artificial insemination and "homosexual lifestyles" - and extends violations to include public support

School Official Responds to Outrage Over Anti-Gay Nun’s Speech, Counter Petition Launched

By Bobby McGuire | Friday Apr 4, 2014
The chaplain of a North Carolina catholic school issued a statement explaining his decision to schedule a controversial lecture by a Dominican nun that condemned homosexuality, saying that the sister’s comments were in keeping with Catholic teaching.

Timberlake Christian Defends Kicking Out Tomboy

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Mar 31, 2014
In the continuing saga of a Virginia Christian school who kicked out an eight-year-old tomboy for being too butch, the school is now defending its actions.

Fired Catholic School Teacher Gives Birth to Son

Wednesday Mar 26, 2014
A Montana Catholic school teacher who was fired for being pregnant and unmarried has filed a discrimination complaint with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Fired Seattle Vice Principal To File Lawsuit

Friday Mar 7, 2014
Gay Vice-Principal Mark Zmuda, who was forced out of his job at Eastside Catholic High School, says he plans to file a lawsuit against the school and the Seattle Archdiocese on Friday.

Catholic School Teacher Fired Over Pregnancy

Wednesday Feb 5, 2014
An unmarried teacher at a Roman Catholic middle school in Montana has been fired after getting pregnant, the Diocese of Helena confirmed.