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Gay Utah Middle School Teen outed by Teacher | Care2 Causes

Gay Utah Middle School Teen outed by Teacher | Care2 Causes

Willowcreek Middle School administrators in Lehi, Utah forced a student to declare his homosexuality to his parents. A teacher, worried that the student might be bullied because he was openly gay among his peers, brought in her supervisor, who first talked to the teen, encouraging him to tell his parents. Reluctantly, he agreed to do so. Rhonda Bromley, a spokesperson for Utah’s Alpine School District , claimed that any time there is a fear of a child being bullied, the parents are brought in to discuss the situation as a proactive measure. The teen was not happy with this idea. The local ABC4 reported that in a text message to a friend, he said he felt forced into coming out, since the teacher would tell his family even if he didn’t want her to. Thus far, the teen’s parents have been very supportive, and a Facebook support group was started. It has more than 400 postings ...

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