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Lesbian Kicked Out of Oklahoma School for Living With Girlfriend

 
 
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18-year-old Melissa McKenzie was allegedly tossed from Del City High School in Del City, Okla. when the school principle discovered that she was living with her girlfriend, according to a report by KWTV News and flagged bythe Advocate. McKenzie claims that the principle said she could could go back to school and earn her degree if she moved back in with her family. Meanwhile, the woman's girlfriend, who had dropped out but tried go back to school to earn her degree in order to become a firefighter, was discouraged by school administrators. Her take on why:

"The principal will say 'Well, you're gay. You're not going to do anything with your life. You might as well just drop out now,'"  Hicks said. "It's stuff to put you down that makes you want to drop out."

All those Oklahomans who bravely fought to save ourdemocracy from Sharia law are going to speak out against this, right? 

Here's the video of the report: 

AlterNet / By Tana Ganeva

Posted at November 16, 2010, 8:38am

 
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