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Married Lesbian Coaches Accuse University of Delaware of Bias

Aug. 18, 2017, 5:46 PM

The University of Delaware fired two volleyball coaches because they are lesbian and were married in 2013, the couple alleges in a pair of federal lawsuits (Kenny v. Univ. of Del., D. Del., No. 1:17-cv-01156, complaint filed 8/17/17; Gregory v. Univ. of Del., D. Del., No. 1:17-cv-01157, complaint filed 8/17/17).

Bonnie Kenny was the head coach and Cindy Gregory the associate head coach of the Delaware Blue Hens volleyball team until they were terminated without cause in October 2016, they allege. The school told them the termination was based on a complaint by a player’s father that ...