13 Aug '11, 12pm

Sixth Bullied Student Sues Minnesota School District | Care2 Causes

Sixth Bullied Student Sues Minnesota School District | Care2 Causes

Embattled Minnesota school district Anoka-Hennepin is being sued by a sixth student over the district’s sexual orientation policy that lawyers argue prevents staff from addressing LGBT issues, and most seriously anti-LGBT bullying. The lawsuit launched by the National Center for Lesbian Rights was filed in federal district court in Minneapolis on Wednesday on behalf of a lesbian student and is a companion case to Doe v. Anoka-Hennepin School District No. 11 , a federal lawsuit previously reported here that on behalf of five other district students argues the district has, through virtue of its policies, facilitated and refused to combat anti-LGBT bullying to the point at which students have endured anti-LGBT slurs and physical threats if not assaults as part of a daily routine. What is more, the suit charges that when such incidents are reported to teachers or school offic...

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