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Liberty University Beats Black Gay Diversity Worker’s Bias Suit

April 19, 2022, 4:58 PM

A Black gay former director of diversity retention at Liberty University failed with his hostile work environment lawsuit against the school because it had an anti-bias policy in place that he didn’t take advantage of, a Virginia federal judge ruled.

LeeQuan McLaurin sued July 15, asserting claims of race, sexual orientation, religious, and intersectional harassment and retaliation. His allegations included that he was forced to attend a “Blexit” event on campus that was led by “far-right influencer Candace Owens.” The event encouraged Black attendees to leave the Democratic Party and become Republicans and Liberty used his photo to promote ...