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Deaf Admin Sues DC University for Violating Her Freedom of Speech

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 3
A DC woman has filed a lawsuit alleging that Gallaudet University violated her right to free speech after she signed a petition forcing a referendum on Maryland’s gay-marriage law.

Gay Marriage Flap: D.C. College Reinstates Official

By Ben Nuckols | Jan 8
The nation’s leading university for the deaf and hard of hearing has reinstated its chief diversity officer, who was suspended for three months after signing a petition circulated by opponents of gay marriage in Maryland.

Deaf University Roiled by Gay Marriage Controversy

By Ben Nuckols | Oct 19
Gallaudet University is under fire from both proponents and opponents of gay marriage after placing an administrator on leave for signing a petition to put Maryland’s gay-marriage law on the ballot.

D.C. College’s Diversity Chief Hires Lawyer After Being Suspended for Signing Anti-Gay Petition

By Ben Nuckols | Oct 15
An administrator at Gallaudet University in Washington who was placed on leave for signing an anti-gay marriage petition has hired an attorney and will address the media next week.

Gay & Right-Wing Both Agree: D.C. College’s Diversity Chief’s Suspension for Signing Anti-Gay Marriage Petition Wrong

By Jason St. Amand | Oct 12
A D.C. university for the deaf and hard of hearing has put its diversity officer on paid administration leave after she signed an anti-gay marriage document. LGBT activists in the Maryland, however, disagree with the school’s decision.

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