Even a late-night network TV comic has added his voice in support of the young man from Kentucky, whose name and photograph didn't appear in the senior yearbook alongside those of his teammates.
The dismissal of Margie Winters from Waldron Mercy Academy has caused 'pain and heartfelt questioning,' the school's principal acknowledges.
The LGBT Studies course at the Ruth Asawa School of the Arts may be the first of its kind in the United States.
Providing safe and supportive places of learning for transgender students from kindergarten through high school is the goal of this new teaching tool.
A straight high school junior in Lexington, Ky., gets a lesson in empathy from an out member of her school's faculty.
Groups that have championed the cause of LGBT students say the new guidelines go a long way toward protecting vulnerable children.
'It's the queers they should be hanging, not the flag,' said professor Rick Coupland in a comment about the raising of rainbow flags.
A school in Saudi Arabia was fined because the rainbows painted on its building were seen as promoting homosexuality.
After her wife was fired from a religious school for being a lesbian, Andrea Vettori wrote a letter to Pope Francis asking him to reconsider the church's views.