Students say Ohio school play canceled over LGBT character

Students are now trying to put on the play elsewhere, starting a GoFundMe for production.
By: | October 25, 2021

Less than one month before opening night on their new auditorium stage, Hillsboro High School students learned they will not be performing their fall play.

“She Kills Monsters” was canceled Thursday after students said there were complaints about a gay character. The play follows a high school senior as she learns about her late sister’s life. Along the way, it is implied her sister is gay.

Families said they believe the decision was influenced by a pastor who has been in support of canceling the play.

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