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Clovis Unified student says she was ordered to cover up her gay pride shirt

shirtAn 8th grade student at Clark Intermediate School in Clovis says she was told to cover up a shirt that featured the words, “Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning.”

Andria Zavala got the pride shirt from her mom as an Easter present.

But when she wore it to school last week, Andria said a counselor told her to check to see if it was in dress code. When Andria approached principal Teresa Barber and another administrator, she was told the shirt was “a distraction to other people and their beliefs.”

She said the administrators then told her to button up her flannel top to cover up the T-shirt for the rest of the day.

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