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William McGuinness

Bill Would Let Counselors Refuse LGBT Clients | William McGuinness | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics

A bill proposed in Tennessee would let psychological counselors refuse to treat gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender clients, prompting the Raw Stor...

Counseling Student Expelled For Anti-Gay Views Wins Settlement

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The Eastern Michigan University (EMU) student who was reportedly expelled from a counseling program because of her views on gay and lesbian lifestyles...

David Sands

New Bill Says Counseling Students Can Deny Gay Clients | David Sands | Posted 06.15.2012 | Detroit

Julea Ward was dismissed from a counseling program at Eastern Michigan University in 2009 after she refused to counsel a gay student based on her Chri...

Christians, Gays And Academic Freedom (Part II)

David Moshman | Posted 04.07.2012 | Religion
David Moshman

The two courts agreed that counselor-client interaction is not a forum for free speech but rather reflects a professional relationship subject to the ethical norms of the profession.

Michigan Student Allegedly Expelled For Anti-LGBT Views To Argue Religious Discrimination

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Julea Ward, an Eastern Michigan University (EMU) Student who was reportedly expelled from a counseling program because of her views on gay and lesbian...

Christian Exceptionalism

Alex Blaze | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alex Blaze

Michigan's attorney general has filed a brief to support a student who's suing her university because they won't graduate her if she's homophobic. She claims her homophobia is Christian -- so it must be good, right?

Christian Counselors Claim Discrimination Over Religious Beliefs On Gays

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Maggie Hyde Religion News Service (RNS) It's a question being raised by counselors and educators across the country: When are religious views on h...