Another Obama appointee apologizing for past actions
Original post made by jimf01 on Sep 30, 2009
Kevin Jennings is the Director of the Department of Education's Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools and founder of the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
To present opposing viewpoints on Jennings, I invite you to read the Family Research Council report: WHY HOMOSEXUAL ACTIVIST KEVIN JENNINGS
IS NOT FIT FOR THE DEPT. OF EDUCATION
Web Link <--PDF file download
And also think progress and their defense of Jennings
Web Link <-- thinkprogress.org link
Jennings has told several conflicting versions of a story about a boy who approached him for counsel when Jennings was a teacher at Concord Academy in Massachusetts in the late 1980's. Drawing facts from one or more of three separate accounts of the story, it appears that the boy may have been as young as 15, a sophomore, a substance abuser, very troubled, and finding adult male sexual partners in the bus station restroom in Boston. Yet Jennings apparently never reported these facts to the authorities, the school administration, or the boy's parents. The only step he took to protect the “safety" of this vulnerable teen was to say, “You know, I hope you knew to use a condom."
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