Tennessee School Relents on "Gay" T-Shirts

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04/20/2010

4/20/2010

"The Nashville-area high school that sent a student home earlier this month for wearing a t-shirt that said 'I (Heart) Lady Gay Gay' has agreed to stop censoring clothing with gay messages.

"According to The Chattanoogan, Greenbrier High School officials have given their assurances to the ACLU and Lambda Legal. The negotiations stemmed from an incident on April 5, when officials at the school in White House deemed that the T-shirt worn by Cole Goforth with a gay reference to pop singer Lady Gaga would be 'disruptive.' The school also told the 15-year-old that he could not wear a T-shirt in support of marriage equality for the same reason."

Read more and see a picture of Cole Goforth's t-shirt at advocate.com