Gay High School Student Can Wear His Gay Supportive T-Shirt Anytime

As I noted on this blog back at the start of April, Maverick Couch, a junior at Waynesville High School, was threatened with suspension for wearing his ‘Jesus is not a homophobe’ t-shirt (see previous article).  The school claimed it was “disruptive.” Maverick sued the school district with the help of Lambda Legal and U.S. District Judge Michael Barrett has ruled that the Ohio teen can wear his t-shirt whenever he chooses:

“I just wanted to wear my shirt,” Maverick was quoted as saying in a Lamda Legal press release last week announcing the court settlement. “The shirt is a statement of pride, and I hope other students like me know that they can be proud, too.”

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