Pro-LGBT students walk out over Chick-fil-A food truck at football games

Pro-LGBT students walk out over Chick-fil-A food truck at football games

Students at an Oregon high school walked out of school earlier this month to protest the presence of a Chick-fil-A food truck at football games, as well as alleged instances of harassment against the school's LGBT community.


The Christian-owned company is often at the center of protests from those in the LGBT community over its commitment to traditional, Christian values.


Some students at West Linn High School, which is south of Portland, say the presence of a Chick-fil-A cart at football games is only a part of the reason that they claim to feel unsafe.

Susie Walters, president of the school's Gender and Sexuality Alliance club, told KGW she's seen an increase in bullying.


"Hate crimes and harassment," she said.


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"We're not going to stand for that anymore and we're going to make sure school is a safe place for everyone and we’re not going to take it anymore."


In order to bring attention to the alleged harassment, and to protest the presence of the Chick-fil-A food truck, the club helped or ..