Christian College Sued By Students, Staff Over LGBTQ Hiring Ban

Christian College Sued By Students, Staff Over LGBTQ Hiring Ban


A Christian college in Washington state has been sued by more than a dozen students and staff members over its LGBTQ hiring ban based on its religious beliefs.

The lawsuit against Seattle Pacific University (SPU) was filed in Washington State Superior Court on Monday. The legal filing requests that interim President Pete Menjares and other leaders supportive of the university’s policy be removed from their positions.

The 16 plaintiffs also request that an undetermined amount of money be paid to anyone harmed by the school’s LGBTQ hiring policy.

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“This case is about six men who act as if they, and the educational institution they are charged to protect, are above the law,” the lawsuit reads. “While these men are powerful, they are not above the law… They must

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