School Worker Fights Lesbian Insult Reprimand

July 22, 2005

(Wayne, NJ)

An employee at William Paterson University who was reprimanded for using a private e-mail to describe homosexuals as ``perversions'' says his rights were violated.

Jihad Daniel, 68, of Hackensack, made his comments in March in response to an e-mail he received that had been sent university-wide by professor Arlene Holpp Scala. That message invited people to a film about lesbian relationships, titled ``Ruthie and Connie: Every Room in the House...

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