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PITTSBURGH: High School Students Wear Flannel To Mark "Anti-Gay Day"

It's probably no coincidence that this happened on the day before today's anti-bullying Day Of Silence. Via the Pittsburgh NBC affiliate:
A Pittsburgh-area school district is investigating allegations of harassment involving students. Several parents and students from McGuffey High School in Washington County have reached out to Channel 11 News voicing concern about a so-called “Anti-Gay Day” allegedly organized by some students. A group of students allegedly spread the news that if they were “Anti-Gay,” they were to wear a flannel shirt and write “Anti-Gay” on their hands. Below is a statement from Dr. Erica Kolat, the superintendent of McGuffey School District. “Yesterday afternoon, April 16, 2015, allegations of harassment were brought to the attention of our administration. McGuffey School District, along with school police officers, continue to investigate all allegations. We will follow our Student Code of Conduct, and file legal citations, as warranted. We resolve to ensure that all chi
The photo appears to have been taken from Instagram. (Tipped by JMG reader JB)

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