Victory for gay-straight alliance in Florida High School


A federal judge on Aug. 14 ordered Marion County, Fla. Superintendent Jim Yancey to comply with federal law and allow the Vanguard Gay-Straight Alliance, a student organization at Vanguard High School in Ocala, to form and operate on campus.

The order, following a settlement reached by the parties involved, resolves a months-long battle by members of the GSA along with the ACLU of Florida to allow the organization to form, meet and be recognized at Vanguard High School.

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