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Watterson Lesbian Teacher Will Not Return To Classroom

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Carla Hale has ended her fight for reinstatement to Bishop Watterson High School after she and the Columbus Diocese reached an agreement earlier this month.
2:28PM
August
15, 2013

The Columbus Catholic Diocese and fired Watterson High School physical education teacher Carla Hale today settled their employment dispute.

Watterson Teacher Wants Job Back: “That’s All I’m Hoping For”

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Carla Hale said she was fired from Bishop Watterson High School because she is gay. Hale worked at the school as a health and physical education teacher for nearly 20 years.
6:26AM
April
18, 2013

City officials say the Columbus Diocese could have violated a Columbus ordinance that protects employees from discrimination when it fired a gay teacher for her sexuality. WOSU reports city law does not exempt religious employers from discriminatory practices.

More Problems For Gay Marriage Ballot Issue Drive

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Should Ohio legalize gay marriage?
6:58AM
April
11, 2012

Earlier this week, we told you about how Ohio’s largest gay rights group was hesitant about supporting a proposed ballot issue legalizing same-sex marriage … an issue that backers are trying to get onto the November 2013 ballot.

Should support for gay rights be part US foreign policy?

Posted: December 12, 2011

The Obama administration plans to promote gay rights as part of American foreign policy. Should US foreign policy include promotion of gay rights?