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GSA ban lifted by Halton Catholic school board

Andera Houston from X-TRA reports:

The Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) struck down its controversial ban on gay-straight alliances (GSAs) Jan 18, but the board?s new equity policy may still discriminate against gays.

One battle has been won, but the fight is far from over, says former HCDSB student James Hopkins, 19, who bravely gave trustees in Burlington a picture of what it?s like to grow up gay in small-town Ontario. He says he plans to take the fight to Queen?s Park to pressure the Ministry of Education to push for one equity and inclusive education policy for all school boards.

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