Watch live: Derek Chauvin trial, Day 8. In May, however, the Roman Catholic school fired Starkey as a guidance counselor after officials discovered that she is married to a woman. In July, Starkey, 63, sued the school and the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, claiming, in part, that they discriminated against her on the basis of her sexual orientation. The issue of gay educators being fired by or excluded from employment at religious schools is not new, and since , several cases have come before the courts.
Fired for Being Gay
Can a religious school fire a gay teacher? It's complicated.
Tim Cook came out as gay in an essay in Businessweek on Thursday. He said that the unequal treatment LGBT employees face all over the country was a critical factor in his decision. Indeed, there is no federal law protecting LGBT workers against discrimination based on their sexual orientation. And while some states and cities have passed their own protections, there are still 29 states where you can actually be fired for being gay, leaving more than half of all total workers vulnerable to employment discrimination. Most Americans incorrectly think that this problem has already been solved.
'Shocking' numbers: Half of LGBTQ adults live in states where no laws ban job discrimination
Kelvin Cochran was five-years-old when he realized that he wanted to be a firefighter. And God granted Kelvin Cochran the desires of his heart. The little boy in the shotgun shack grew up to become the fire chief of Shreveport. He was named the Atlanta fire chief in — a position he served until when was called to serve in the Obama Administration as a fire administrator.
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