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Tue Oct 1, 2019, 04:14 PM

Virginia teacher sues after being fired for refusing to call trans student 'he'

Source: Associated Press

Virginia teacher sues after being fired for refusing to call trans student 'he'

Associated Press in West Point, Virginia
Tue 1 Oct 2019 18.27 BST
Last modified on Tue 1 Oct 2019 18.53 BST

A Virginia high school teacher who was fired for refusing to use a transgender student’s new pronouns has filed a lawsuit.

The Washington Post reported that Peter Vlaming filed suit on Monday against West Point Public Schools, a system outside Richmond.

The French teacher was fired in December 2018, having told superiors at West Point high school his religion prevented him from using male pronouns for a student who had informed the school of his transition during the previous summer.

According to Vlaming’s suit, in October 2018 the student approached the teacher and said: “Mr Vlaming, you may have your religion but you need to respect who I am.”

Vlaming, the suit says, replied: “I’m sorry, this is difficult.”

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Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/oct/01/virginia-teacher-sues-after-being-fired-for-refusing-to-call-trans-student-he

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Related: A Virginia teacher was fired for refusing to use a trans student’s pronouns. Now, he’s suing his school district. (Washington Post)

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Reply Virginia teacher sues after being fired for refusing to call trans student 'he' (Original post)
Eugene Oct 2019 OP
SWBTATTReg Oct 2019 #1
Skittles Oct 2019 #2
regnaD kciN Oct 2019 #3
world wide wally Oct 2019 #4
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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Tue Oct 1, 2019, 04:16 PM

1. Hmmmm...I wonder who the adult is in this scenario. Kid wins hands down. NT

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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Tue Oct 1, 2019, 04:17 PM

2. asshole

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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Tue Oct 1, 2019, 04:19 PM

3. From henceforth, only refer to the teacher as "it"...

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Tue Oct 1, 2019, 05:21 PM

4. That teacher is too stupid to be teaching

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Tue Oct 1, 2019, 05:47 PM

5. Because it's worth getting fired to be a mean bigot to a child


Sick human

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