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D.C. Principal Comes Out As Gay During School’s LGBTQ Pride Celebration
CBS Washington ^ | June 4, 2014

Posted on 06/04/2014 1:31:57 PM PDT by nickcarraway

A LGBTQ pride celebration at D.C.’s Woodrow Wilson High School led to a big surprise for students Wednesday, as Principal Pete Cahall came out as gay in front of the crowd.

Cahall tells WNEW’s Matt DelSignore that he just turned 50 and was “tired of hiding.”

“I would be a hypocrite if I tell kids to ‘be who you are’ and not be who I am,” he said.

He admits that he was nervous at the thought of sharing his secret in front of hundreds of students. Before his announcement, his hands were shaking, he said.

But students were very supportive, responding with cheers and applause. Senior Aidan Parisi, who helped to organize Pride Day event, says a lot of jaws dropped, including his.

But, Parisi said, “I was extremely proud of him for feeling comfortable to come out.”

The notoriously anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church is planning a demonstration at the school on Monday. The group’s website says it’s precisely because the school boasted that it would be the first public high school in the city, and maybe even the country, to host an LGBTQ pride event.

Wilson students are planning a counter-rally. Westboro Baptist Church is also planning several other demonstrations in the area in the coming days. The annual Capital Pride festival is also going on in D.C. through June 17.

Mayor Vincent Gray, who attended the high school’s Pride Day, told reporters that the Westboro Baptist church “can go straight to hell.”


TOPICS: Education; Local News
KEYWORDS: academicbias; cultureofcorruption; gaypride; homosexualagenda; lgbtq; naughtyteacherslist; petecahall; publicschools

1 posted on 06/04/2014 1:31:57 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

How did his wife feel about this?


2 posted on 06/04/2014 1:32:47 PM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: nickcarraway
Homosexuals should never be allowed around children.
3 posted on 06/04/2014 1:34:26 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: BenLurkin

Why do Kids need to know what this deviant does? I has no place in the school!


4 posted on 06/04/2014 1:37:15 PM PDT by DocJhn
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To: BenLurkin

AMEN and AMEN


5 posted on 06/04/2014 1:37:23 PM PDT by Friendofgeorge (Sarah Palin 2016 OR BUST)
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To: nickcarraway
Senior Aidan Parisi, who helped to organize Pride Day event, says a lot of jaws dropped, including his.

Jaws or drawers?

6 posted on 06/04/2014 1:37:54 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: nickcarraway

The guy takes it up the arse and tells minors about it, but Westboro is “notorious”


7 posted on 06/04/2014 1:38:11 PM PDT by icwhatudo (Low taxes and less spending in Sodom and Gomorrah is not my idea of a conservative victory)
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To: nickcarraway

Wont be long until pedophiles will seek rights to do whatever, Sodom and Gomorrah, those were the good old days


8 posted on 06/04/2014 1:38:45 PM PDT by Friendofgeorge (Sarah Palin 2016 OR BUST)
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To: nickcarraway

How could they allow him to remain in that school?


9 posted on 06/04/2014 1:38:49 PM PDT by Oliviaforever
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To: icwhatudo

It should be illegal for non-family members to even discuss sex with children


10 posted on 06/04/2014 1:39:26 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: nickcarraway

Question for the Principal: Would he have felt pride coming out as a heterosexual? Would such an announcement have been met with applause and a newspaper article or would the hetero been subject to an investigation?


11 posted on 06/04/2014 1:39:32 PM PDT by Truth29
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To: nickcarraway

Since we are into trends:

Anybody notice how many homosexuals end up choosing a career in teaching children?

For example, “Elmo loves you.”

I remember a day when that didn’t make my skin crawl.


12 posted on 06/04/2014 1:39:50 PM PDT by RinaseaofDs (.)
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To: icwhatudo
Westboro is notorious because it is a cult of Democrat lawyers who promenade as "bitter Christians" and their actions (by the admission of even the hardest Left gay rights activists) have served to win the vast public over to supporting homosexualists.

No one wants to be grouped in with the Westburo cultists.

13 posted on 06/04/2014 1:41:07 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: nickcarraway

He should be fired immediately.


14 posted on 06/04/2014 1:41:24 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Truth29

“Come out” to them as a 50 year old heterosexual virgin waiting for marriage.

Think there’d be any applause from the students or ridicule and laughter?


15 posted on 06/04/2014 1:42:09 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: nickcarraway

responding with cheers and applause.


16 posted on 06/04/2014 1:42:16 PM PDT by Altura Ct.
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To: GeronL
It should be illegal for non-family members to even discuss sex with children

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Agreed.

17 posted on 06/04/2014 1:43:00 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: nickcarraway

I can’t wait for the World Religions Celebration Day at the Woodrow Wilson High School!!!

Wait, you can’t do that?

So, we can celebrate sodomy, but not religion.


18 posted on 06/04/2014 1:44:10 PM PDT by RinaseaofDs (.)
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To: nickcarraway

Whatever happened to going to school to learn useful things like basic English, mathematics, American History, etc? Kids are graduating from high schools all over the country now with no basic skills, but they know everything about homosexuality. What are they learning? If they can’t be good at what they do they can always “come out” and then nobody will ever be able to criticize them again. And don’t even THINK about firing them or peacefully declining to associate with them or you’re going right to court.


19 posted on 06/04/2014 1:44:40 PM PDT by RightInJersey
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To: nickcarraway

This is where we are as a culture.

Years ago, a homosexual principal would have been summarily fired.

Today, homosexuality is openly celebrated.

The tone of this article makes it sound as if he had great courage to come out as he did. He knows there’s no chance of him being fired or reprimanded in any way due to this. How much courage does it take to do this, in today’s world???

Try being an evangelical Christian, and come out to your students in a school, proclaiming your Christianity. Then see what the reaction would be. Then let’s talk.


20 posted on 06/04/2014 1:46:04 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (et)
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To: nickcarraway

WHY OH WHY do these weirdos always have to drag random KIDS into this.

What the hell do any of his students care about what this guy does with his penis?!

It is so strange all these liberals, gays, etc. they always use children (often captive audiences) to be their kingdom or audience. It really is, queer, in the real sense of the word.

If I were a student there I’d get up and leave and say... uh this is school aren’t we supposed to be learning skills to get us a, you know, JOB?

What a narcissistic asshat this guy is.


21 posted on 06/04/2014 1:52:08 PM PDT by Individual Rights in NJ (I don't even know what to say anymore...)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Is there any doubt he will win educator of the year next year?


22 posted on 06/04/2014 1:52:47 PM PDT by skinndogNN
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To: nickcarraway

It’s interesting how they added the “Q” recently. But If I were to actually refer to them as queers, they’d be insulted. The more latitude they’re given, the more they reveal themselves as being mentally unstable.


23 posted on 06/04/2014 1:56:01 PM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: nickcarraway

Gays are no longer satisfied to simply live their lives quietly. No, the seek affirmation and applause for their perversion.


24 posted on 06/04/2014 1:56:44 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: nickcarraway

Oh, he was nervous!

NO HE WASN’T! He was salivating at sharing his sexual proclivities with minors. This is sickening.


25 posted on 06/04/2014 2:01:34 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: nickcarraway

New gay chant....”Come out Barak...Come out Hillary”


26 posted on 06/04/2014 2:02:57 PM PDT by allendale
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To: All

I wonder if he was friends with the gay principal in that was killed on what he thought was a “date” with an underaged boy that he set-up on a gay chat site.


27 posted on 06/04/2014 2:03:13 PM PDT by newnhdad (Our new motto: USA, it was fun while it lasted.)
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To: nickcarraway

Celebrate gay, lesbos etc...
Blah blah...Separate the moral implications for the sake of argument but how exactly does GLBT enrich the society or culture? I mean really...of what benefit does it serve for the nation? To claim that we are ‘more tolerant’ or sexually enlightnened diversity? Its just one big crock of warm stinky brown. Keep the sexual in private but therein lies the issue for the insecure GLBT. They have to flaunt it in the public sphere. Pox on them all and their supporters.


28 posted on 06/04/2014 2:05:28 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Truth is, it is now the exact opposite... There is absolutely no way they can fire him.


29 posted on 06/04/2014 2:06:44 PM PDT by Ouchthatonehurt ("When you're going through hell, keep going." - Sir Winston Churchill)
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To: nickcarraway
I can remember when school principals were always men, and were always men.
30 posted on 06/04/2014 2:13:09 PM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: nickcarraway

Quote from teen student where Principal Comes Out; “A lot of jaws dropped, including his.” Not the best choice of metaphors, given the topic.


31 posted on 06/04/2014 2:16:35 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: nickcarraway

It’s highly inappropriate to mentions one’s sexual preferences in front of the student body. He needs to be fired.


32 posted on 06/04/2014 2:20:19 PM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible. Complicit in the destruction of this country.)
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To: Ouchthatonehurt

Well, that’s America-2014 for you.

Morality and decency are mocked and derided.
Depravity is cheered and celebrated.

It’s things like this that keep adding up each day, presenting the reality that America has dispensed with everything that made it great and good, and is devolving into a genuinely evil entity.


33 posted on 06/04/2014 2:20:24 PM PDT by greene66
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To: Oliviaforever; GeronL; cyn; savagesusie
But students were very supportive, responding with cheers and applause.

Gee, what else to expect from a captive, propangandized audience? Applaud or be bullied by the school.

Kind of like Obama soaking up praise from a rent-a-crowd. Validation for the self-deluded is all about control, not about genuine agreement.

How could they allow him to remain in that school?

Any school holding a "LGBTQ Pride Celebration" is so far over into the dark side that how could any parents allow their children to remain at that school?

At some point doesn't it get so bad that even parents who work (not home to home school) realize it's better to keep a child home alone than to give the perverts a free reign? Guess not. No shortage of evil presented and celebrated in broad daylight.

This guy's character is the same as when he was "hiding". IOW, he's a deceiver and a degenerate.

34 posted on 06/04/2014 2:23:27 PM PDT by Ezekiel (All who mourn the destruction of America merit the celebration of her rebirth.)
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To: BenLurkin

But the Boy Scouts now allow Queer Scout Masters to take the kids out on overnight camping trips -— and sit around and roast wieners!


35 posted on 06/04/2014 2:27:28 PM PDT by TRY ONE (I never got the memo on changing 'Global Warming' to 'Climate Change'!)
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To: nickcarraway

Schools should stick to the 3 Rs and nothing else.


36 posted on 06/04/2014 2:27:56 PM PDT by bgill
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To: nickcarraway

Very depressing. Who the heck ever cared who their high school principal slept with? But now that’s the only thing that matters.


37 posted on 06/04/2014 2:28:17 PM PDT by livius
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To: Ezekiel

They don’t want to be beaten down for disapproving


38 posted on 06/04/2014 2:29:05 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: nickcarraway

Oooooh. A great “educator” this guy/gay. He’s a great example “for the children”. I just hope he washes his hands before coming to school. Who knows just what they have been “touching”?


39 posted on 06/04/2014 2:29:23 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: TRY ONE

Jerry Sandusky could have been a school principle and living the dream unscathed instead of being a dreaded assistant football coach in jail for life.


40 posted on 06/04/2014 2:39:19 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: nickcarraway
But students were very supportive, responding with cheers and applause.

Of course they did. Any kid who didn't jump up and down with joy at the news would be ostracized, called "homophobic" or whatever. I wonder how many kids felt uncomfortable, but didn't dare say anything?

I remember years ago when Ellen Degeneres came out on her sitcom. Throughout the episode, she kept telling other characters she was gay and every time, the studio audience erupted in cheers and applause. I remember thinking then that impressionable young viewers might get the idea that coming out as gay would be like winning the lottery. You'd get attention, compliments, congratulations, and cheers...all while being considered "brave." I thought then that more kids might soon be coming out as gay as a result.

Same with this story. When the principal made his announcement and got cheers and applause as a result, how many kids thought, "Gee, that looks like a great way to get attention, sympathy and approval"?

41 posted on 06/04/2014 2:41:31 PM PDT by Nea Wood (When people get used to preferential treatment, equal treatment seems like discrimination.-Sowell)
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To: a fool in paradise
Jaws or drawers?

in most cases..either will do!!

42 posted on 06/04/2014 4:18:18 PM PDT by terycarl (common sense prevails over all else)
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To: Altura Ct.
"responding with cheers and applause."

I saw a clip of this on my local early morning news show. I get to the point where I think I've seen it all, and there is nothing left that can sicken me to the point of having my head nearly explode, but I was wrong.

The crowd of kids erupted with cheers and applause; they've been brainwashed to believe it's just another kind of "love", and all love is wonderful. A few kids spoke on camera; their comments were,"I think he should be proud!" "If he's happy, I'm happy!" "I respect him even more now!"

Proud of WHAT? Respect WHAT? The fact that he is a feces-obsessed, mentally ill and morally depraved deviant?

43 posted on 06/05/2014 7:39:05 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: Ezekiel

// Kind of like Obama soaking up praise from a rent-a-crowd. Validation for the self-deluded is all about control, not about genuine agreement.//

So true! Stoking the pride doesn’t hurt, either.


44 posted on 06/05/2014 12:35:59 PM PDT by cyn (Benghazi)
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