WBBH.“A discussion happened in class and because of that, now I’m fired,” Scott told the outlet.Her firing from Trafalgar Middle School in Cape Coral, Fla., came days before Gov.
Ron DeSantis signed the state’s “don’t say gay” law that restricts discussion of LGBTQ+ subjects in schools.Scott said the conversation had focused on sexuality and that some students had asked about her sexual orientation.
Scott told them she was pansexual. “I like anyone despite male, female, non-binary, transgender,” Scott explained. She told the class she was married to a man.Some of the students ended up asking if they could draw flags representing their sexuality, she said.
She then hung the drawings on her classroom door. It was then that school leaders contacted her.“They said it would be in the best interest if I got rid of them now,” she told WBBH. “I went over to the recycling bin.