While addressing the issue of protecting students from bullying, an openly-gay high school student, who has been bullied herself, was rudely interrupted by a parent claiming that the student is gay due to “indoctrination” rather than simply being herself. Cenk Uygur, Jayar Jackson, and Aida Rodriguez discuss on The Young Turks. Watch LIVE weekdays 6-8 pm ET. http://youtube.com/theyoungturks/live
Read more HERE: https://boston.cbslocal.com/2021/10/28/franklin-high-school-mackenzie-atwood-parent-interruption-homophobic-bullying-school-committee/
"A tense exchange at the Franklin School Committee meeting has a student and officials calling for acceptance and tolerance.
Franklin High School senior Mackenzie Atwood is still trying to process Tuesday night’s meeting, when she was addressing another speaker about protected classes against bullying.
“I am gay,” Atwood told the committee Tuesday. “Call me what you want about that, I’m being personally attacked in school about that.”
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