Christian college expels lesbian student, asks for tuition

Matt Zalaznick's picture
Friday, June 14, 2013

Danielle Powell was just months away from her college graduation when she fell in love with a fellow student at Grace University in Omaha, Neb.

But the other student was a woman, and same-sex relationships were forbidden at the biblical-based Christian college.

The school suspended Powell, took away her scholarship, and then expelled her for her continued relationship with the female student, according to a petition posted online by Powell's now-wife. She was one semester short of graduating.

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