New Hampshire High School is accused of being suspended for saying there are “only two sexes”


A New Hampshire student-athlete is suing his school district after being suspended from football for expressing his views as “only two genders.”

Interior of Exeter High School
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The lawsuit, filed in Rockingham Superior Court on November 4, alleges that the September suspension violated the student’s constitutional right to freedom of speech and the rights of New Hampshire rights because he expressed his religious beliefs.

Exeter High School

Exeter High School
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Plaintiff aims to restrict the enforcement of Exeter High School’s gender-non-conforming student policy because it violates his First Amendment rights.

High School Computer Lab.

High School Computer Lab.

LBL reached Exeter High School, which addressed all questions to the school district. The school district did not immediately respond to LBL’ request for comment.

Of the district Policy On transgender and gender nonconforming students, “all programs, activities and employment practices must be free from discrimination based on gender, sexual orientation or gender identity.”

The Associated Press contributed to this report.


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