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WATCH: Ousted Gay Grad Speaker Delivers Keynote Speech At University

Posted 05.22.2012 | Gay Voices

The openly gay man who was ousted from speaking at his high school's graduation ceremony because of his sexual orientation finally got to deliver his ...

Gay Man Still Barred From Speaking At Michigan High School Graduation

Waymon Hudson | Posted 06.27.2012 | Gay Voices
Waymon Hudson

Principal Denny Starnes confirmed that the school and diocese were standing by their decision to bar Sheahan-Stahl from giving the keynote at his younger brother's graduation. During the emotional announcement, Starnes expressed personal conflict over the decision.

Michigan High School Disinvites Gay Graduation Speaker

Waymon Hudson | Posted 06.26.2012 | Gay Voices
Waymon Hudson

Principal Starnes told Sheahan-Stahl's mother that due to the fact that he was gay and "had a picture and a status on Facebook that says so" (referring to engagement pictures and announcements), he was no longer welcome to speak.