Fourth Grade Girl Forced to Change Her LGBTQ Rights Essay by Principal
Personally, I think that it’s nice and paints a hopeful picture of the future when children recognize the need for LGBT equality. Many people do not think that it’s such a good thing, however, which can be seen when a fourth grader at Anderson Mill Elementary School in South Carolina had to write an essay about society. Given the open-ended nature of the topic, she decided to write about LGBTQ equality, which was apparently too much for the school principal, Elizabeth Foster, who said that discussing such things would be inappropriate, reports the Charlotte Observer.
According to a lawsuit that the girl’s mother, Hannah Robinson, filed against Spartanburg County School District No. 6, Anderson Mill Elementary School and Foster, Foster, who seemingly doesn’t understand irony, forced the student to change her essay to