Ontario Catholic school student files homophobia complaint with human rights commission
March 12, 2014
A student at a French-language Catholic school in Canada has alleged that he is the victim of homophobia and has filed a complaint with the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.
Christopher Karas, the student, alleges that the “the Mississauga Catholic School Board is systematically denying students their constitutional right to form Gay Straight Alliances,” according to a press release from an organization that supports his efforts.
In his complaint to the Human Rights Tribunal, Karas alleges that he was embarrassed when a teacher at his school, École Secondaire Catholique Sainte-Famille, agreed to the requests of other boys not to room with him during an overnight field trip.
Karas also stated that in his complaint that his religion teacher said that “gay people should not be permitted to adopt.”
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Mar. 12, 2014 9:50 PM ET USA
Thus commeth the theater of the absurd...I suppose Mr Karas expects the school to force teenage girls and boys to room together, too, if that's what they want. In the Church of Almighty Tolerance, all opinions are equally valid and correct except the opinions that do not conform to the Tolerance Edict.