Lesbian college athlete rejected by parents, retains eligibility

So glad this girl’s friends are looking out for her. Shameful that her parents disowned her, but we see that a lot, no matter how much progress is made.

An online fundraiser has grown for a local college student who was cut off by her parents when they found out she was gay.

Webster native Emily Scheck says her parents cut ties in August when they found out she’s in a relationship with a woman.

Scheck, a sophomore at Canisius College in Buffalo, receives a partial scholarship as a Division I cross-country and track athlete. But her parents wanted her to give it all up and go to counseling because she’s gay.

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