Gay Boston Man Says Catholic School Rescinded His Job
A Boston man says a Roman Catholic school rescinded a job offer after finding out he was married to another man. He has now filed a complaint with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination.
Matthew Barrett said he landed his dream job when Fontbonne Academy in Milton hired him as food services director last July.
The 43-year-old says the offer was rescinded two days later when the head of the school realized Barrett had listed his spouse as his emergency contact.
Gay and Lesbian Advocates & Defenders, which is representing Barrett in the complaint filed Thursday, says the school violated anti-discrimination laws.
Fontbonne Academy, an all-girls high school, released a statement to the Boston Globe saying it does not comment on personnel matters or on pending or threatened litigation.