Same-sex marriage has been legal in Indiana since October 6,when the U. Supreme Court refused to consider an appeal in the case of Baskin v. A landmark April court ruling held that discrimination based on sexual orientation is prohibited under federal law.
An Indiana high school student has faced ridicule after being attacked in a locker room for being gay. The teenager did not want his name or face revealed, but said many of his classmates have already seen video of an attack in the locker room of Alexandria Monroe High School. The video, which the news station broadcast while blurring out the faces of the victim and attacker, shows another boy rushing the student and beating him on the head.
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Jump to navigation. A pair of schools in Indiana drew national attention to the Catholic Church's attempts to grapple with LGBTQ relationships last month, highlighting the church's complex position in a country increasingly welcoming to different sexual identities. Sign up for emails here. The controversy began when it was revealed that the Archdiocese of Indianapolis would strip Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School of its status as a Catholic school because administrators refused to fire a teacher who is married to a same-sex partner.
Merrit Kennedy. Cathedral High School leadership in Indianapolis says Archbishop Charles Thompson issued "direct guidance" that the school fire a teacher in a same-sex marriage or forfeit its Catholic identity. A Catholic high school in Indianapolis says it has decided to fire a gay teacher to remain in the local archdiocese.
The move came one week after the archdiocese cut ties with another school in Indianapolis that had refused a similar command. The school that fired its teacher, Cathedral High School, was the third Catholic high school in the Archdiocese of Indianapolis to receive such an order in the last year, a lawyer for the teacher said. DeLaney, said his employment contract was renewed at least twice during that time.
A gay Indiana high school student is speaking out after videos surfaced of another student violently beating him in his school's locker room. The student told WTHR that his classmate specifically beat him because of his sexual orientation. Video of the attack quickly spread online.
The school said it fired the teacher so that it would not be forced to cut ties with the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. Cathedral High School announced its decision to fire the employee in a letter it posted on its website Sunday. But the program does not require that participating schools prohibit discrimination based on gender identity or sexuality when it comes to students or employees. A previous HuffPost investigation from found that at least 14 percent of religious schools in voucher programs across the country maintain policies that explicitly discriminate against LGBTQ staff and students.
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In a series of tweets to his 1. As a Christian, I believe the Bible which defines homosexuality as a sin, something to be repentant of, not something to be flaunted, praised or politicized. As a Christian I believe the Bible which defines homosexuality as sin, something to be repentant of, not something to be flaunted, praised or politicized. Mayor Buttigieg, an Episcopalian, has not shied away from discussing his faith during the early run of this presidential race.