Lesbian Couple Says School Denied Son Admission Due to Their Sexuality
Hagerstown, Md.Brayden prays and reads his Bible as a Christian. Friends of his family who teach and have kids at Grace Academy suggested the nondenominational Christian school in Washington County to Brayden and his parents, who decided to apply.Last week, Stratton and Dane, a disabled veteran and CEO of the LGBTQ+ veterans' advocacy group Modern Military Association of America, told Brayden that he wouldn't be able to attend school with his friends. Grace Academy rejected him because his parents are gay, they told him.Brayden tells The Advocate he's sad and doesn't understand why some religious people mistreat others. "My moms are gay, and that does not make me gay, but it doesn't matter because we are all normal," he says. The Advocate obtained a letter signed by Grace Academy upper school principal Mark H.