Parents Sue School Over Same-Sex Fairy Tale
Posted on Apr 28, 2006
Two families have filed suit against a Massachusetts town and its public school system over a teacher’s reading of a gay-themed fairy tale to children.
BOSTON—Two families filed a lawsuit on Thursday against a Massachusetts town and its public school system after a teacher read a gay-themed fairy tale to children without notifying them first.
The suit against Lexington, about 12 miles west of Boston, seeks unspecified damages after the book “King & King” was read to a classroom of about 20 mostly 7 years olds. It is believed the first of its kind, the families’ lawyers said.
The complaint said the school had “begun a process of intentionally indoctrinating very young children to affirm the notion that homosexuality is right and normal in direct denigration of the plaintiffs’ deeply held faith.”