Friday, June 27, 2014

Ontario’s lesbian premier promises to ‘push’ gay acceptance in Catholic schools

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and her partner Jane Rounthewaite attend
the Starry Night Gala at WorldPride in Toronto
TORONTO -- Ontario’s first elected homosexual premier said earlier this week she will continue to “push” for acceptance of homosexuality in the province’s Catholic schools.

Premier Kathleen Wynne made the comment in a video interview with homosexual news service Daily Xtra on Tuesday, the same day she was sworn in as the 25th premier of Ontario at Queen's Park in Toronto.

“We have to build this inclusion together. I think that starts with the education system."
On the video, Daily Xtra’s Margaret Webb said to Wynne, “Now we have a premier of a province whose publicly funded [Catholic] school board doesn’t recognize your relationship or your family. How do we move forward on that?”

In reply, Wynne said, “Well, very intentionally.”  (more...)

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