Lesbian couple denied YMCA family membership

Tyler, Texas YMCA logo BY ZACK FORD

The YMCA in Tyler, Texas has allegedly refused to offer a family membership to a lesbian couple who have a 20-year-old son and who also take care of another young man. Apparently, they did offer such a membership ten years ago when the couple’s son was on the swim team, but now that he is not, the YMCA suddenly is requiring a marriage certificate, which of course they cannot obtain in Texas.

One of the moms, Suzy Sheridan, has started a Change.org petition challenging the YMCA’s discrimination.

Read more at ThinkProgress.org

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