July 29, 2003

1st public gay high school set for NY

MSNBC reports the creation of the firts public "gay high school" in New York:

New York City is creating the nation’s first public high school for gays, bisexuals and transgender students.The Harvey Milk High School will enroll about 100 students and open in a newly renovated building in the fall.

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State Conservative Party Chairman Mike Long criticized the creation of the school.
"Is there a different way to teach homosexuals? Is there gay math? This is wrong," Long said. "There’s no reason these children should be treated separately."