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Watterson Lesbian Teacher Will Not Return To Classroom

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.
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.
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?
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?