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Teacher hopes Southeast's first LGBT school will be a haven

Teacher hopes Southeast's first LGBT school will be a haven

Math teacher Christian Zsilavetz wants to work at a school where he can be himself — somewhere he can mention that he used to play girls basketball or was married to a man. Last year, when he asked his then-principal at a private school whether he could come out as transgender to his elementary and middle school students, she told him that she thought it would cross the line between professional and personal. But still, she encouraged him: Why don't you quit trying to fix other people's schools and start your own? Zsilavetz hopes to open Pride School Atlanta this summer, the first school in the Southeast to focus on gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer,...

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