Teacher Ejects Student For Anti-Gay T...

Teacher Ejects Student For Anti-Gay Talk, Gets Suspended

There are 15 comments on the WFMZ story from Nov 15, 2010, titled Teacher Ejects Student For Anti-Gay Talk, Gets Suspended. In it, WFMZ reports that:

Michigan high school teacher Jay McDowell says he didn't like where the discussion was going after a student told his classmates he didn't "accept gays." So McDowell kicked the boy out of class for a day.

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Grizzley319

United States

#1 Nov 15, 2010
Your dammed if you do and dammed if you dont. Give me a break. If you make fun of Gays you are a Gay basher and not socially adept. If you accept them, its never enough and they always want more rights they dont deserve.

Since: Jul 10

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#2 Nov 15, 2010
Grizzley319 wrote:
Your dammed if you do and dammed if you dont. Give me a break. If you make fun of Gays you are a Gay basher and not socially adept. If you accept them, its never enough and they always want more rights they dont deserve.
PREACH!!!!!! I agree. Gay's and money are the root to MOST evil in the world.
sukitup

Lehighton, PA

#3 Nov 16, 2010
FINALLY, a school board with some cajones!!! My guess is the ACLU will pick up the teachers case, sue the school board for suspending him, and he'll be able to retire a millionair!!
mom of two

Weatherly, PA

#4 Nov 16, 2010
Sounds like the teacher tried to change the discussion or stop it from getting heated or out of control, he as the authoritive figure has the right to control his class room. If he needed to get the student out of the room then so be it. Sounds like he was trying to prevent a problem from getting out of hand. Unfortunately the superiors didn't know how to handle the situation and now there is a bigger problem.There are many great teachers out there but there are unfortunately many more parents out there that don't have a clue what classrooms are like in todays times. Every parent should have to observe so many hours in schools today to see what its like and then maybe they would not be so quick to judge.There are also too many students out there that think they have all the answers and are in for a reality check.
Lehigh Valley

United States

#5 Nov 16, 2010
I just love America. Why can;t the teacher have his own beliefs and freedom of speech. Let others decide what they like.
Not anymore in this Socialistic, Obama-nistic, crap place we live in anymore.
Skippy

Weatherly, PA

#6 Nov 16, 2010
Wow, a student's free speech was defended after speaking his free opinion about not accepting gays? And here I thought that all schools were bastions of liberal brainwashing, and that free speech only applied to anything pro-gay. About time a school comes to it's senses and not succumb to PC BS!
Grizzley319

United States

#7 Nov 16, 2010
Lehigh Valley wrote:
I just love America. Why can;t the teacher have his own beliefs and freedom of speech. Let others decide what they like.
Not anymore in this Socialistic, Obama-nistic, crap place we live in anymore.
Oh yeah thats right none of these issues excisted before Obama. Get real. Another bitter,racist, republican. Hahaha

Since: Mar 07

Philadelphia, PA

#8 Nov 16, 2010
Grizzley319 wrote:
Your dammed if you do and dammed if you dont. Give me a break. If you make fun of Gays you are a Gay basher and not socially adept. If you accept them, its never enough and they always want more rights they dont deserve.

What rights should they NOT have?

“TMA&CRR One Love One Marriage ”

Since: Sep 09

port orange

#9 Nov 16, 2010
Grizzley319 wrote:
Your dammed if you do and dammed if you dont. Give me a break. If you make fun of Gays you are a Gay basher and not socially adept. If you accept them, its never enough and they always want more rights they dont deserve.
nope all we wont is full equality...it is our constitutional right
ws w

Reading, PA

#10 Nov 16, 2010
Travis A wrote:
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nope all we wont is full equality...it is our constitutional right
There is nothing in the constitution about gays having equal rights. You do something that is against nature, learn to deal with being an outcast. Also, you're gay.
Jimbo

Brecksville, OH

#11 Nov 16, 2010
If this was a college class room everything would be fine. And why were they talking about this in the first place?

“The Buybull is innerrrent.”

Since: Jun 08

Philadelphia, PA

#12 Nov 16, 2010
Skippy wrote:
Wow, a student's free speech was defended after speaking his free opinion about not accepting gays? And here I thought that all schools were bastions of liberal brainwashing, and that free speech only applied to anything pro-gay. About time a school comes to it's senses and not succumb to PC BS!
The ACLU agreed that the teachable moment was with the little, talibangelical snot in the classroom.

And I have no doubt you fundie bigots would start WWIII if a teacher permitted a student to site in class and defame all Christians as being hateful, ignorant, sexually disordered, hypocritical, ant rational cretins.

You uber "Christians" just want to be the only ones spreading the defamation.

“The Buybull is innerrrent.”

Since: Jun 08

Philadelphia, PA

#13 Nov 16, 2010
Right, here's how the sexually disordered, "religious" freeeks prefer to handle the issue of equal rights. And they're correct, discussion does make an "unsafe" environment for students...from the standpoint of an authoritarian, sexist, homophobic pseudo cult.

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Minn. Catholic School Newspaper Deletes Student Editorials On Same-sex Marriage DVD, Gay Teens

Editorials in a Catholic prep school's student newspaper about same-sex marriage and gay teenagers are sparking debate about free speech in Minnesota.

Student-written opinion pieces in the newspaper at Benilde-St. Margaret in suburban St. Louis defended gay teenagers and criticized a DVD by Minnesota's Catholic bishops that denounced same-sex marriage.

The editorials and the nearly 100 comments they generated were deleted from the newspaper's website over the weekend. The principal says they created confusion about church teaching and an intensity that made an unsafe environment for students.

Some comments praised a gay student's courage for writing about his experience. Others said the editorials shouldn't have been published at a Catholic school.

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/11/16/ap/...
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Sissyboy YAY

United States

#14 Nov 17, 2010
ws w wrote:
<quoted text>
There is nothing in the constitution about gays having equal rights. You do something that is against nature, learn to deal with being an outcast. Also, you're gay.
There once was a poster named YAY
Whose dysfunction with women on Topix made him appear quite gay.
So he changed his name and became even more lame
That closeted former poster named YAY.
ws w

Reading, PA

#15 Nov 17, 2010
Sissyboy YAY wrote:
<quoted text>
There once was a poster named YAY
Whose dysfunction with women on Topix made him appear quite gay.
So he changed his name and became even more lame
That closeted former poster named YAY.
Wow, thanks for the compliments!/thumbs up!

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