24 Jun '12, 11pm

Church Can Fire Lesbian, But Only After Maternity Leave | Care2 Causes

Church Can Fire Lesbian, But Only After Maternity Leave | Care2 Causes

A German judge recently ruled that a woman working at a Catholic kindergarten can indeed be fired by the church for being a lesbian, but only after her maternity leave is used up. The unnamed 39-year-old woman admits to having kept her sexuality private for years while working as the head of a Bavarian kindergarten. However, when she and her partner received the news that she was going to have a baby, she decided it was time to be honest with her church employers. Her church employers reportedly moved to dismiss her immediately, per their belief that her relationship was a breach of their moral code. However, in cases like these the state must approve any such firings and the move to terminate her employment met with problems when state officials realized that the woman was on maternity leave, a right protected by the state. As such, officials reportedly told the church th...

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