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WV High School Science Teacher Under Investigation After Homophobic Rant Against Gay-Straight Alliance Student Club

David Foggin, a science teacher at Parkersburg South High School in Wood County, West Virginia, is in hot water after an anti-gay rant he posted to Facebook. Wood County School District authorities have launched an investigation into Foggin (pictured above, if you can make him out despite the amazing camouflage!) after the public educator ripped apart his high school's Gay-Straight Alliance Club in an anti-gay social media rant. 

“Club meeting at PSHS!! Rally around them and show ur support. We are also considering a drunks-t totaller club, drugged/sober club, smokeless tobacco vs smokes club, street racing, and deer poaching clubs. Please donate and support us. Thank u!!! I think I hear the drag already zinging,” Foggin wrote on Facebook.

Thousands of people swarmed Foggin's status update to comment in support of his anti-gay and bullying message. 

Though the school's principal hasn't commented on the issue, Superintendent Pat Law did say that "the situation is under investigation and therefore we can not comment further at this time." Foggin himself has remained silent, only telling reporters that he "just can't comment right now."

Justin McKown, an English teacher at the high school and leader of the GSA did speak out, however. "I’m encouraging students to stand-up for what they feel. If I didn’t do something or didn’t say something and make the community aware of what they stand for then there could be a misrepresentation of what they are." 

(Via NewsCenterTV)

 

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When he comes out of the closet, I'll be happy to fuck him. He's got a purdy face.

I'M GAY BUT OFFERING A BENEFIT OF A DOUBT.  IS IT POSSIBLE HIS FACEBOOK WAS HACKED?  MINE WAS SENDING OUT UGLY MESSAGES TO MY FRIENDS.

IF NOT, THEN THERE'S NO EXCUSE.  COMMUNITY SERVICE FOR GAY PEOPLE.

I'M GAY BUT OFFERING A BENEFIT OF A DOUBT.  IS IT POSSIBLE HIS FACEBOOK WAS HACKED?  MINE WAS SENDING OUT UGLY MESSAGES TO MY FRIENDS.

IF NOT, THEN THERE'S NO EXCUSE.  COMMUNITY SERVICE FOR GAY PEOPLE.

His job is probably toast. Most schools have zero-tolerance for social media   rants that make the school look bad, but any teacher who has a public profile and airs that nonsense probably is not bright enough to teach any way. Yes they have the right to express themselves, but if the rant becomes public, that's another matter.

Oh, he is most definitely repressing his homosexuality. The ones who scream the loudest are the ones with something to hide. I hope this dickhead, Foggin, gets fired for what he has done. Mr. McKown is the real man here. I hope the GSA will continue and will flourish in that school.

Leviticus 18:22
You shall not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it is an abomination.

Deuteronomy 22:5
The woman shall not wear that which pertains unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman's garment: for all who do so are abomination unto the Lord your God.

1 Corinthians 6:9-10
Do you not know that the unrighteous shall not inherit the Kingdom of God?  Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolators, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the Kingdom of God.

 

 

you need to go back to the original text and find out what the bible really says and does not say, and if you are going to live by the law then you need to live by all of it, I would say that you are not following all these laws that go along with those that you mention. If you have a problem with gay people, you need to speak to God about it cause he is the creator of all things!

Thank you so much for your support. I am the advisor of this GSA being mentioned. This is a tough time for the GSA members at the school as they are being bullied by the student body in support of Mr. Foggin. Thank you for all that you're doing. It would be wonderful if you could show the students some support on their Facebook page facebook.com/pshsgsaclub or @pshsgsa on Twitter. Once again, thank you.

Mr.Mcknown, no one is bullying the GSA students. You obviously need to take a second look at the facebook status because he was making a point. He was including all students in groups and not just towards one minority.

You obviously need to take a second look at my post. I didn't try to infer what he's was saying in the post. I said students were being bullied and mocked by students who support Foggin.

Mr. McKown,

I live in wood county and went to school with him and graduated with him. Last spring he publicly humiliated me on Facebook for being disabled. If you are interested I can show you the screenshots. The BOE has copies of them as well. This is just what he does. He absolutely does bully.

Perhaps you would like to be my friend on Facebook?

I would. We actually have a friend in common. I'll send the request now.

I used to be in that school district. I spent all of jr high there before returning to Chicago. I am not shocked that this degree of homophobia exists there, I am however, amazed that there are supporters in that area. This man needs to sit down and have a conversation to educate himself on homophobia

How can someone with a family name like Foggin point fingers or make fun. Hellooo! Besides, he DOES look gay. Like, REPRESSED gay. Absolutely.

Ii's actually GOOD when dumb shit like this is said, and gets seen publicly

--- some people learn how damaging homophobia is, and how it is all around

How many times do I have to say this? Update your status BEFORE you get mind-numbingly drunk!

I think he is secretly bi and would like to attend. He isn't comfortable w his manhood. Those are usually the ones who speak negativity.

Fire the homophobic piece of shit

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