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Gay Teacher Uses Creative Legal Tactic Against The School That Fired Him
Business Insider ^ | Jul. 9, 2014 | Erin Fuchs

Posted on 07/13/2014 6:51:56 AM PDT by Salman

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Music teacher Flint Dollar has filed a lawsuit claiming Macon, Georgia, Catholic school Mount de Sales Academy discriminated against him based on gender, NPR reports. Dollar can't sue the school for bias against him based on sexual orientation because federal law does not bar such discrimination — and neither does the state of Georgia.

Dollar's lawyer, Charles Cox, argues Dollar can use Title VII of the Civil Rights Act — which forbids discrimination based on gender — to sue the school because he was essentially penalized for not conforming to gender stereotypes.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; Government; US: Georgia
KEYWORDS: anticatholic; celebratesin; culturewar; genderstudies; homosexualagenda; naughtyteacherslist; queerpolitics; sodomite; waronreligion
Here's the kicker (last sentence in article).
... The cases filed by TerVeer and Dollar suggest that, even in states without specific legal protections for gay workers, employees may still strike back against their employers if they're fired for their same-sex relationships.

1 posted on 07/13/2014 6:51:56 AM PDT by Salman
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To: Salman

If his behavior as a teacher was not considered appropriate for children to witness, doesn’t the school have a right to terminate his employment?


2 posted on 07/13/2014 6:56:22 AM PDT by exDemMom (Current visual of the hole the US continues to dig itself into: http://www.usdebtclock.org/)
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To: Salman

3 posted on 07/13/2014 6:58:32 AM PDT by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Salman

“Flint Dollar”

Quick somebody get a fire extinguisher before he sets the drapes on fire.


4 posted on 07/13/2014 7:00:33 AM PDT by V_TWIN
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To: exDemMom

There used to be strict moral codes for those who were teachers. Remember Little House books? They had to live with families in the community, could not do this, had to dress appropriately - because the FAMILIES hired them to teach their kids.

This is, once again, all about HIS rights to teach the kids about Sodomy. Disgusting ‘creative’ solution.


5 posted on 07/13/2014 7:00:40 AM PDT by bboop (does not suffer fools gladly)
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To: Salman

6 posted on 07/13/2014 7:00:53 AM PDT by Ouchthatonehurt ("When you're going through hell, keep going." - Sir Winston Churchill)
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To: exDemMom

Why can’t these folks just do their jobs instead of having to flaunt their identity. If the school happened to find out that he was involved in a same sex relationship (but wasn’t advertising it) I would think that would be wrong. It sounds like he was doing some kind of proselytizing on some level —after all this is a Catholic school.


7 posted on 07/13/2014 7:02:32 AM PDT by brooklyn dave
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To: Salman

Amusing. A Catholic school is a religious institution. It receives no government support and the minor students are there voluntarily. The school purports to teach and hold the tenets of the Catholic faith. If a teacher at that school publicly displays conduct that demonstrates he or she does not hold those beliefs, it would be irrational for such a person to teach there or be a role model to the students.


8 posted on 07/13/2014 7:03:59 AM PDT by allendale
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To: bboop

I do remember those books, I devoured them all as a child. (Figuratively, of course!)

I do recall that teachers of the time had to abide by very strict moral codes. I seem to recall reading in one set of rules for teachers that the teacher had to be single, and not courting. Once she showed an interest in men, her career was over.


9 posted on 07/13/2014 7:21:20 AM PDT by exDemMom (Current visual of the hole the US continues to dig itself into: http://www.usdebtclock.org/)
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To: brooklyn dave

Indeed. The school is not the place for someone to flaunt their mental illness.


10 posted on 07/13/2014 7:22:19 AM PDT by exDemMom (Current visual of the hole the US continues to dig itself into: http://www.usdebtclock.org/)
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To: Salman

This is nonsense. He was not fired for gender nonconformity. He was fired because he violated the terms of employment in his contract, which stated that he would not, in public, oppose or violate the moral requirements of the Catholic Church.


11 posted on 07/13/2014 7:32:08 AM PDT by Mrs. Don-o (What unites us all, of any race, gender, or religion, is that we all believe we are above average.)
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To: verga

Ping!


12 posted on 07/13/2014 7:42:51 AM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: bigbob

Yeah..
And the “wedding” video bore the title of “Fistful of Dollar”


13 posted on 07/13/2014 8:08:01 AM PDT by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: bigbob

Really! A guy with a name like Flint Dollar should really be something more exciting than a gay music teacher.


14 posted on 07/13/2014 8:08:33 AM PDT by jocon307
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To: brooklyn dave

Why can’t these folks just do their jobs instead of having to flaunt their identity.

...in other words, don’t ask, don’t tell...I know I’m a hidebound Neanderthal, but what exactly was offensive about that model...?


15 posted on 07/13/2014 9:38:12 AM PDT by IrishBrigade (')
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To: IrishBrigade

Queer activism was going nowhere with them “hiding in the shadows/plain sight”.

Now they have Homosupremacist marches/rallies in cities SPONSORED by taxpayers and corporations.

It’s all about advancing a political agenda.

“SMASH THE PATRIARCHY” is its name.


16 posted on 07/13/2014 10:25:17 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: Salvation
My question: Why doesn't that Catholic school have a moral turpitude clause in all it's employment contracts?

My public school contract does.

He never should have been hired in the first place.

17 posted on 07/13/2014 10:37:21 AM PDT by verga (Conservative, leaning libertarian)
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To: Salman

Gender is a term used in writing to distinguish between Male and Female, the left has cooped it. Now we have two sexes and 5 or 10 genders.


18 posted on 07/13/2014 11:00:57 AM PDT by Exton1
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To: Ouchthatonehurt

His first name should be “Bill,” and his last name, “Threedollar.’


19 posted on 07/13/2014 11:06:34 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: Salman

Flint Dollar is as queer as a three and a half dollar bill.


20 posted on 07/13/2014 11:16:03 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (This is known as "bad luck". - Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: exDemMom

Yes, it was a position reserved for young women ages 14-17 or so, and the citizens were very protective of their kids AND the teachers. Far cry from now.

I loved those books as a kid, then again as a newly married bride living high in the Rockies in a mining town. I read through the Childrens’ Books that summer - and cooked for the crew - while my new husband was doing geological exploration.

I have visited several of the LH sites too. LH in the Big Woods is not far south of Minneapolis. There is a cabin there, recreated - TINY as all get-out. It is near the Mississippi River where it widens to a lake.


21 posted on 07/13/2014 1:28:24 PM PDT by bboop (does not suffer fools gladly)
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To: Mrs. Don-o

There you go - violated his contract. Maybe even that is protected now.


22 posted on 07/13/2014 1:29:18 PM PDT by bboop (does not suffer fools gladly)
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To: Exton1

Facebook has 56 genders available to identify yourself. How there can be so many I certainly don’t know....


23 posted on 07/13/2014 3:10:39 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (s)
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