Rev. Dr. Cindi Love, our executive director, recently published an article on The Huffington Post entitled “A Gay Firing Fiasco & Opportunity at Belmont University.”
I’ve been thinking this week about the abrupt resignation/termination of a young, successful women’s soccer coach at Belmont (Baptist) University in Tennessee. She is a lesbian with a partner. They are having a baby. She told her team about the baby and was immediately removed from duty or removed herself from duty under duress.
Her student-athletes were devastated, asked the administration to reinstate her and, when denied, held protests on campus. The media got involved. A major donor called for her rehire. The President issued an apologetic statement for his failure to comment sooner, soothing in tone, but with no reinstatement commitment.
So, things are a bit of a mess at Belmont.
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